Piotr Makowski, 2016–17 Bikai Fellow

Piotr Makowski is a field archaeologist who has participated in excavations in Egypt, Sudan, Lebanon, Cyprus, Poland and the Ukraine. He first visited Jordan in 2015 with a small study tour supported by the University...

Rawan Arar, ACOR-CAORC Fellow, Spring 2018

Rawan Arar is a Ph.D. candidate in sociology at the University of California San Diego (UCSD) and a ACOR-CAORC Fellow for the spring of 2018. With an emphasis on refugees, Rawan’s research contributes to scholarly...

Bridget Guarasci, NEH Fellow, Spring 2019

Bridget Guarasci is an Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. She is an NEH (National Endowment for the Humanities) Fellow at ACOR for spring 2019. During her fellowship Dr....

Studying a Hard-to-Reach Population of Syrian Refugees

Political scientist and ACOR-CAORC fellow Rana B. Khoury was in Jordan during fall 2016 researching networks of Syrian activists. She writes below about her research methodology. As researchers, we ask many questions related to the characteristics...

Micaela Sinibaldi

Micaeala Sinibaldi, 2013–2014 Fellow Profile Micaela Sinibaldi has been a friend of ACOR since 1994. That was  when she first came to Jordan with the University of Florence (Italy) to work in archaeology in Petra.  Years...

Patricia Ward, ACOR-CAORC Fellow, Fall 2017

Patricia "Trish" Ward is a Ph.D. Candidate in Sociology at Boston University and an ACOR-CAORC Fellow, Fall 2017. Her research looks at questions related to humanitarian aid, migration management, and labor in contexts considered crisis...

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...

From Virginia to the Dead Sea: Lieutenant William Francis Lynch and the 21st Century

In preparation for ACOR’s 50th Anniversary and twenty-five years after I first ‘discovered’ Lieutenant Lynch, I finally visited him. Commodore Lynch rests, posthumously, in Baltimore’s famous Greenmount Cemetery, less than ten miles from my home...

Julia Gettle, ACOR-CAORC Pre-Doctoral Fellow Spring 2019

Julia Gettle is a Ph.D. candidate in History at Brown University and an ACOR-CAORC pre-doctoral fellow for spring 2019. Her research while at ACOR focuses on the social and intellectual history of popular politics in...

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...
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