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...

Frances Hasso, ACOR-CAORC Postdoctoral Fellow, Spring 2018

Frances S. Hasso is an Associate Professor in Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies at Duke University with secondary appointments in the faculties of Sociology and History. She is an Editor of the Journal of Middle...

Sarah Islam, CAORC Fellow at ACOR, Fall 2016

Sarah Islam is a Ph.D. candidate in the History department at Princeton University and a CAORC Fellow at ACOR in the fall of 2016. Her research project, “The Evolution of Blasphemy as Legal Category in...

Jennifer Olmsted, ACOR-CAORC Post-Doctoral Fellow Fall 2018

Jennifer Olmsted is an ACOR-CAORC post-doctoral fellow in fall 2018. She is a Professor of Economics and Business and the Director of the Social Entrepreneurship Semester at Drew University in Madison, New Jersey. Her research...

Tracey Eckersley

Tracey Eckersley, 2013-14 Burton Macdonald and Rosemarie Sampson Fellow Tracey Eckersley was awarded the Burton MacDonald and Rosemarie Sampson Fellowship and was a scholar-in-residence at ACOR in the summer of 2014. While there, Tracey completed the...

Lithics and Learning—Communities of Practice at Kharaneh IV

An ACOR Blog article by recent ACOR fellow Felicia De Peña on her research into stone tool making and experimental archaeology. Felicia was awarded the Kenneth W. Russell Fellowship (2017-2018).   For years, I have been drawn...

Austin “Chad” Hill

Austin "Chad" Hill, 2015–2016 CAORC Post Doctorate Fellow Chad Hill preparing to launch a fixed wing drone at Feifa, Jordan 2014   (Photo by Morag Kersel) Chad Hill is an archaeologist who specializes in the rapidly developing field of Unmanned...

Understanding Aid Work

Place Matters: Understanding Aid Work in Jordan through Cafe Interviews Patricia “Trish” Ward is an ACOR-CAORC Fellow, Fall 2017 and a Ph.D. Candidate in Sociology at Boston University. Her research looks at questions related to humanitarian...

Between Past and Present at Bir Madhkur

Archaeologist and recent ACOR-CAORC Fellow Andrew M. Smith II writes below about his ongoing research at the important Nabataean-Roman site of Bir Madhkur in Jordan's Wadi Araba and how USAID SCHEP has been supporting efforts...

“Call me Galib”: Navigating Gender as a Local Humanitarian Aid Worker

Rawan Arar was a pre-doctoral ACOR-CAORC Fellow for the spring of 2018. She earned a Ph.D. in sociology at the University of California San Diego soon after the fellowship, and she is currently a postdoctoral fellow...
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