Donations to ACOR during Fiscal Year 2019
(October 1, 2018–September 30, 2019)

*Donations marked with an asterisk were made in honor of Barbara A. Porter.
To see last year’s Donor Honor Roll (Fiscal Year 2018), please click here.

$10,000 and Above

Jenna de Vries Morton
Miriam Boraas Deffenbaugh and Ralston Deffenbaugh in memory of Aina E. Boraas
Lawrence Geraty
Joy Hebert✝ (legacy gift)
Marilyn McNamara Schaub✝ (legacy gift)


$5,000–$9,999

Thomas C. Ragan*
Herbert Stetzenmeyer
Marcia Boraas
Roger Boraas
John G. Turner and Jerry G. Fischer
Suha Shoman


$1,000-$4,999

Anne H. Aarnes
Georg and Verena Alpers
Mohammed and Karen Asfour
Connie Christensen
Bert and Sally de Vries in memory of Anne Cabot Ogilvy
Fred Donner
Elisabeth C. Dudley
Anne and Stewart Dunn
Edward Gnehm, Jr.
Nikolas Granger
Gemma S. Hall
Carol Sharpe Harper*
Edgar and Paula Harrell
Morag M. Kersel and Yorke Rowan
Cecily Klingman
Carol Landes in memory of George M. Landes
Kelly Low in honor of John P. Oleson
David Nickols
S. Thomas Parker
Jean A. Peyrat

Barbara A. Porter in memory of Paul Malik, James B. Pritchard, and Tom and Marilyn Schaub
John P. Oleson
Diana B. Putman and Adam C. Messer
Jerome C. Rose in honor of Dolores L. Burke
Peter and Sylvia Sauer in memory of James A. Sauer
Sandra A. Scham
Edwin A. Schick in memory of Barbara A. Schick
Bernard and Lisa Selz
Warren C. Schultz
John and Theresa Sprague*
Nancy Turck and Patrick Maley
Carolyn Waldron
Peter and Penelope West in memory of Jennifer C. Groot
Deborah Winters and Daniel Onstad
The Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE)
The Malcolm Hewitt Wiener Foundation
The SAD Foundation (through Anne and Stewart Dunn)
The Violet Jabara Charitable Trust


$500–$999

Raouf Abu Jaber
Susan Ackerman
Nizar Al Adarbeh
Maysoon Al Nahar in honor of Geoffrey Clark
William G. Bardel and Penelope K. Bardel
Elizabeth Bartman and Andrew P. Soloman*
Laurie A. Brand
Joseph A. Bruder IV
Connie and Roger Brummel in honor of Sally de Vries
Cari Clark
Geoff Coll
Jonathan and Emme Deland
Wesley and Virginia Egan
Samuel Fall in memory of Barbara H. Fall
Paul Fitzpatrick
Charles O. and Ellen Porter Honnet
Herbert Krosney*
Øystein and Asta Sakala LaBianca

Nancy L. Lapp in memory of Marilyn Schaub
Albert Leonard, Jr.
Randolph B. and Josephine Old
Jennifer Olmsted
Meg Pickering and John Schmidt
Jennifer Ramsay
Suzanne Richard
David and Sarah Roberts
Susan Sauer
Clemens and Viktoria Schaub
Lola and Lita A. Semerad*
Doug and Catherine Silliman
Sally B. Strazdins*
Elizabeth Stryker
Bethany J. Walker
Andrews University
Pangburn International (through the auspices of Wendy Pangburn)


$250–$499

Mitchell Allen
Betty Anderson
Talitha Arnold*
Roger S. Bagnall
Tom and Francesca Bennett
Michele Cloonan
Bonnie Lee Crosfield
Meryle A. Gaston
Patty Gerstenblith
Jack Green and Akemi Horii
Jill K. and Nelson G. Harris in memory of Jennifer C. Groot
Timothy P. Harrison
Ray Anita Hemphill
Jo Jagoda

JoAnne and Samuel Juett
Mary Ellen Lane
Connie Manning
Lysbeth A. Marigold and Skye Qi Marigold in honor of Marguerite van Geldermalsen
Megan A. Perry
Julie Peteet
Barbara Reeves
Thomas C. Roby
Mohammed Sawaie
Joab Simon
Bill Slivka and Lisa Citron
Suzanne and Jaroslav Stetkevych


$100–$249

Gregory and Dulcy Ambrosio
Björn Anderson
Jon W. Anderson
Donna H. Antoon
Elaine English Austin and Phil Austin
Sarah Ferguson Banerjee
Robert and Mette Beecroft
Virginia and John Bennett in honor of David Bennett
Rick and Carla Berry*
Martha Boling-Risser and Robert J. Risser in memory of Bob and Jean Boling
Eric Boswell
Merel Bruning
Douglas R. and Carmen L. Clark
Alison Clarkson and Oliver Goodenough*
Richard Coffman
Michele de Konkoly Thege and Hariette Resnick
Bayard Dodge
Nina Dodge*
Peter and Kathy Dorman
Raymond C. Ewing and Penelope Yungblut*
Seymour Gitin
Anna Gonosová
Bridget Guarasci and Mani Potnuru
John R. Hale
Prudence O. Harper*
Elizabeth Lowe Harrell and Matthew Paul Harrell
Claire W. Henriques
Ellen Herscher
Randall L. Hoffman in memory of Henry Jones, Jr.
John Huehnergard and Jo Anne Hackett
Dale Burchard Kenney and Gene Kenney
Peter and Anna Levin*
Stephen Lintner and Pamela Johnson
Helen Lovejoy
Joan Porter MacIver and David MacIver
Holly Mak and Marc Hersh
Lawrence and Judy Mandel
Laura Mazow and Benjamin Saidel in memory of Megan Perry’s mother

Kate McClellan
Marcia W. McHam*
Mary S. Merrill
April Michas
Robert E. Mittelstaedt
Anne Morgan and Brent Mashburn in memory of Dwight and Adele Porter*
Gretchen Morgenson
Noor Mulder-Hymans and Dennis Murphy
Richard W. and Anne C. Murphy
Don and Jeanette Nadler
Jenifer Neils
Deborah Olszewski in memory of Nancy R. Coinman
Dwight A. and Christina L. Porter*
Emily K. Rafferty
Margaret and Lewis Reade
Ann Boon Rhea*
Gary O. Rollefson
Robert Schick
Denise Schmandt-Besserat
James Schryver and Mette Hermannsen
Joan Seelye
Joe D. Seger
Audrey Shaffer
Robert Shutler
Elizabeth Simpson*
Pamela H. Smith
Diana and Don Sreebny
Joseph T. Stanik
Lucine Taminian
Sarah Tobin
Tony and Gail Vander Heide
Nancy Webster*
Theresa and Thomas Whetstine
Patricia Worthington and James Dehnert
Lawrencville School (through the auspices of Cara Hyson)
The Cleveland H. Dodge Foundation


Up to $100

James R. and Judith H. Adams
Fida Adely in memory of Issa Salim Adely
Ann Allison
Clare Bebbington
Nancy H. Broeder
Sarah Bush
Nita Dawson
John Dolan
Doris Heinemann in memory of Bruce M. Borthwick
Marie-Henriette Carre Gates and Charles Gates
Michael Gervers
David Goldstein
Sarah Harvey
Steve Harvey
Ann and R. Allen Irvine

Paul and Brenda Katerberg
Ayub Khan
Sara M. Knight
James and Judith Lipman
Edward and Eileen Lundy in honor of Richard Lundy
Drew W. and Carol P. Luten
Fatma Marii
Stanley M. Maxwell and Phemie C. Maxwell
Marie Nowakowski
Junaid Quadri
Francis and Laura Randall
Nerina Rustomji
Andrew G. Vaughn*
Terry Walz


In-Kind Donations to ACOR

Barbara A. Porter
Sarah Tobin


In-Kind Donations to the ACOR Library

Masahi Abe, Takuro Adachi, and Shin-ichi Nakamura in honor of Sumio Fujii
Adeib Abu Shmeis
Russell B. Adams
Nizar Al Adarbeh
Dhiaa Alhassan
Mustafa Alqaisy
Reem Samed Al-Shqour
Karen Asfour
Zaki Ayoubi
Leila Badre
Kathleen Bailey
Muhammad Adnan Al Bakhit
Mamdouh Bisharat
Ghazi Bisheh
Eliot Braun
Stephanie Brown
Claudia Bührig
Gail J. Buttorff
Janine A. Clark
John Davison
Bert de Vries
Steven E. Falconer and Patricia L. Fall
Piero Gilento
Seymour Gitin
Edward Gnehm Jr.
David Graf
Jack Green
Abdul Aziz Hameed
Hani Hayajneh
Tim Healing
Khalid Ismail
Amir Abdullah Al Jumaily
Zeidan Kafafi
Kimberly Katz
Heather Keaney and Jim Wright
Stephen Koob
Sean V. Leatherbury
Achim Lichtenberger
Joan Porter MacIver
Abeer Mahadin
Mahra al Mansouri through Qutaiba Dasouki

Luigi Marino
Michele Nucciotti
Konstantinos D. Politis
Barbara A. Porter
Jennifer Ramsay
Dylan Rogers
Gary O. Rollefson
Jerome Rose
Isabelle Ruben
Christian Sahner
Robert Schick
Warren C. Schultz
Gül Şen
Younis Shdaifat
Herbert Stetzenmeyer in memory of Robert H. Smith, Director of the Wooster Expedition to Pella 1967-1985
Abdul Salam Taha
Juan Manuel Tebes
Laurent Tholbecq
Guido Vannini
Claude Vibert-Guigue
Sebastian Watta
Karyn Wesselingh
Noor Ziadat
Diklah Zohar
Freie Universität Berlin Arabic Studies (through Beatrice Gründler and Ruslan Pavlyshyn)
Institut Français du Proche-Orient (through the auspices of Michel Mouton)
The American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE) (through Louise Bertini)
The American School of Classical Studies at Athens (ASCSA)
The Department of Antiquities
The National Agency for Cultural Heritage Preservation of Georgia (through the auspices of Nikoloz Antidze)
The National Library of Jordan
The Royal Marine Conservation Society of Jordan (through the auspices of Executive Ehab Eid)
The Society for Near Eastern Studies in Japan
The Sulaymaniyah Museum (through the auspices of Hashim Hama Abdulla)
Tel Aviv University

ACOR extends our profound gratitude to these supporters, who have made our achievements this last year possible. ACOR would also like to thank The Cleveland H. Dodge Foundation, which this fiscal year funded a $10,000 grant in support of the Busayra Heritage Awareness Program.

If you have not yet made a donation to ACOR, please consider doing so here.

ACOR is a nonprofit academic organization registered with the government of Jordan and as a tax-exempt 501(c)3 organization by the United States Internal Revenue Service. ACOR is supported by grants, contributions from foundations, corporations, and individuals as well as by ACOR endowments.

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