Faces of Jordan’s Archaeology – Zakariya Na’imat

From time to time, the ACOR Blog highlights the careers and accomplishments of notable Jordanians in the field of archaeology and cultural heritage management. Our most recent profile is of Zakariya Na’imat, a Jordanian archaeologist...

The Evolution of Identity and Social Conflict in Networked Jordan

Geoffrey Hughes is a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) fellow at ACOR and an anthropologist and lecturer at the London School of Economics. He is residing at ACOR during summer 2017 while he pursues...

Patrick Adamiak

Patrick Adamiak, 2013–2014 CAORC Pre-Doctoral Fellow Patrick Adamiak was an ACOR pre-doctorate fellow conducting research in Jordan until December 2014. He is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of California, San Diego in the Department of...

Lillian Frost, ACOR-CAORC Fellow, Fall 2017

Lillian Frost is a Ph.D. Candidate in George Washington University’s (GWU) Political Science Department and an ACOR-CAORC Fellow for Fall 2017. Her research focuses on citizenship, refugees, nationalism, and political identity.   Lillian’s dissertation aims to explain...

NEH Fellow Dr. Aseel Sawalha researches “Amman’s Art Scene”

Reality shifts under an artist’s brush. Are urban communities also transformed by the presence of artists? This is one of the research questions pursued by Dr. Aseel Sawalha, a professor of anthropology at Fordham University in...

Jordan’s Heritage Takes to the Skies – ACOR Scholarship Recipient Asem Abu Doleh

If you fly with Royal Jordanian Airlines, it is entirely possible that you will meet Asem Abu Doleh at work on your flight. Asem is a young Jordanian scholar who combined his love of Jordan’s...

Gary Rollefson, NEH Fellow, Fall 2017

Dr. Gary Rollefson, professor emeritus of Anthropology at Whitman College, is a 2017 National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) fellow at ACOR. Dr. Rollefson’s NEH Fellowship project, titled “Lithic Technologies and Social Identities: A Comparative Analysis...

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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The Internet and Social Media in Jordan’s Information Age—An ACOR Video Lecture

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 video was adapted from the September 2017...

Framing Jordan: The Country Inside and Outside the Camera

Recent ACOR-CAORC fellow George Potter writes about his current research into Jordanian films and the social geography of locations in Jordan and Palestine included in those films.  As I finish my research in Jordan, much of...

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