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Why We Need Drones – An ACOR Video Lecture by Dr. Austin “Chad” Hill

The ACOR Video Lecture Series provides  accessible discussions of new research into the past and present of Jordan and the broader Middle East and Eastern Mediterranean worlds.  This sixth video in the series, adapted from...

Suzanne Richard, 2015–2016 CAORC Post Doctoral Fellow

Dr. Suzanne Richard is an ACOR-CAORC post-doctoral fellow in residence at ACOR in the summer and autumn of 2016. A distinguished professor of history and archaeology at Gannon University in Erie, Pennsylvania, she has been...

When Bread Is More than Just Bread

Bakeries lie at the center of communal life in Jordan’s cities and towns. They mark daily rhythms and movements in countless neighborhoods. The subsidized bread they dispense is crucial to the subsistence of many of...

José Ciro Martínez

José Ciro Martínez, 2015–2016 CAORC Pre-Doctoral Fellow José Ciro Martínez is a pre-doctorate Fellow at ACOR conducting research in Jordan until December 2015. He is completing his Ph.D. in the Department of Politics and International Studies...

Kathleen Bennallack

 Kathleen Bennallack, 2015–2016 CAORC Pre-Doctoral Fellow   Kathleen Bennalack (center) excavating in the Feynan region in 2011. Photo courtesy of K. Bennallack.  Kathleen Bennallack is a ACOR–CAORC Pre-Doctoral fellow at ACOR in the 2015-2016 academic year.  Her...

Understanding the New Urban Geographies of the Syrian Conflict

Jordan is a rewarding place to be a geographer. To the south and east, deserts host an array of communities living close to tribal traditions, while the north is the very picture of settled agriculture,...

Ali Hamdan

Ali Hamdan, 2015–2016 CAORC Pre-Doctoral Fellow Ali Hamdan is an ACOR-CAORC pre-doctorate Fellow conducting research in Jordan in the fall of 2015 until January 2016. He is completing his PhD. in the Department of Geography at...

Jordan and the Administrative Legacy of the Umayyads

At the crossroads of numerous, sometimes overlapping and intersecting empires and civilizations, Jordan has become the final resting place for a dizzying array of historical and archaeological treasures. While dotted by the better-known and oft-studied...

Tareq Ramadan

Tareq Ramadan, 2014–2015 CAORC Pre-Doctoral Fellow Tareq Ramadan is researching Umayyad-era coins, seals, weights, documents and other inscribed objects in Jordan. He is interested in reconstructing  the political and economic environment of the Umayyad culture in...

Mary Pancoast

Mary Pancoast, 2014–2015 CAORC Pre-Doctoral Fellow Mary Pancoast was a lawyer for civil and human rights programs in the U.S. and she worked with recent immigrants and immigrants with refugee status before returning to higher education...
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