Dr. Pearce Paul Creasman became director of ACOR in March, 2020. Dr. Creasman comes from the University of Arizona where he has been a professor since 2009, focusing on the heritage, archaeology, and environment of the Middle East and North Africa. Since 2012, he served as director of the University of Arizona’s Egyptian Expedition. Having worked in several countries in the region, his most recent archaeological project is directing the excavations at the pyramids and royal necropolis of Nuri, Sudan, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Dr. Creasman’ s degrees include a Ph.D. and M.A. in Anthropology/Nautical Archaeology from Texas A&M University and a B.A. from the University of Maine.