Fellows Awarded 2014–2015

National Endowment for the Humanities Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship

Kate McClellan (Anthropology and Middle Eastern Cultures, Mississippi State University)
Reviving Himas: Conservation and New Multispecies Tradition in Jordan and Lebanon

ACOR-CAORC Post-Graduate Fellowship

Elise Friedland  (Classical and Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, George Washington University)
Seeing the Gods in Roman Arabia
(Awarded and later declined)

Scott Greenwood  (Political Science, California State University, San Marcos)
The Politics of Climate Change, Governance and Water Security in Jordan
(Awarded and later declined)

Kate McClellan (Anthropology and Middle Eastern Cultures, Mississippi State University)
Reviving Himas: Conservation and New Multispecies Tradition in Jordan and Lebanon

Andrew Smith II (Classical and Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, George Washington University)

ACOR-CAORC Pre-Doctorate Fellowship

Kathleen Bennallack   (Anthropology, University of California, San Diego)
Collapse or Adaptation? The Pottery Neolithic of Southern Jordan

Alex Brey  (History of Art, Bryn Mawr College)
Images of Hunting in the Umayyad Empire

Mary Pancoast  (Anthropology, University of Virginia)
From Victim to Citizen: The Production of “Real” Refugees in the Resettlement Process from Jordan to the United States

Tareq Ramadan   (Anthropology, Wayne State University)
An Archaeology of the Political Economy of Umayyad Syria: Re-examining State Formation through an Examination of State-produced Inscribed Material Culture

Jennifer C. Groot Fellowship

Blair Heidkamp  (Undergraduate, Archaeology, College of Wooster)
Eastern Badia Archaeological Research Project

Juan Pinto  (Undergraduate, Ancient Near Eastern Studies, Brigham Young University)
The Ad-Deir Monument and Plateau Project

Judyta Olszewski  (Undergraduate, Near Eastern and Classical Archaeology, Wilfrid Laurier University)
Khirbat al-Mukhayyat Archaeological Project

Harrell Family Fellowship

Anna Hendrick  (Graduate student, Architecture, North Carolina State University)
The Roman Aqaba Archaeological Park: Shelter and Visitors Center

Pierre and Patricia Bikai Fellowship

Vladimir Hamed-Troyansky (Graduate student, History, Stanford University)
Integration and Resistance: North Caucasus Refugees in Ottoman Transjordan, 1878-1914

Bert and Sally de Vries Fellowship

Laurel Appleton  (Graduate student, Anthropology, East Carolina University)
Petra North Ridge Project

MacDonald/Sampson Fellowship

Tracey Eckersley (Graduate student, Byzantine Art and Architecture, University of Louisville)
Putting Christians on the Map: Topographic Mosaics from Late Antique Jordan as Representations of Authority and Status

Kenneth W. Russell Fellowship

Zakariya Na’imat  (Ph.D. student, Classical Archaeology, Bonn University
The Economic Role of the Umayyad Qusur in Southern Levant

James A. Sauer Fellowship

Enas Kiwan  (MA Graduate student, Archaeology of Ancient Arab Civilizations, Hashemite University)
Iron Age II Grinding and Grounding Stones from the Northn Part of Central Jordan: A Case Study from Jneneh/az-Zarqa

Frederick-Wenger Jordanian Educational Fellowship

Fadia Abedrubh  (Undergraduate, Industrial Engineering, German Jordanian University)
University Study

ACOR Jordanian Graduate Student Scholarship

Fadhiah Abu Ghieganah  (MA Graduate student, Archaeology, University of Jordan)
Safaitic and Nabataean Inscriptions in Nabataea, the Sinai, and the Arabian Peninsula

Ghoson Al Shebli  (MA Graduate student, Archaeology of Ancient Arab Civilizations, Hashemite University)
Ammonite Pottery in North Central Jordan: Jneneh Case Study

Cariman Laban  (MA Graduate student, Archaeology of Ancient Arab Civilizations, Hashemite University)
Natural Environment in Safaitic Inscriptions: Symbolic Significance Study of Fauna and Flora Vocabularies

Rania Nazzal  (MA Graduate student, Archaeology of Ancient Arab Civilizations, Hashemite University)
Conservation of Ancient Theaters in Jordan and Modern Use: The Case of Bait Ras Roman Theater

ACOR Jordanian Travel Scholarship for ASOR Annual Meeting

Khaled Al Bashaireh  (Yarmouk University)
Multi-method Analyses of Marble Architectural Elements from Churches, North Jordan:
Preliminary Results of Provenance Investigation

Basem Al Mahamid  (Department of Antiquities of Jordan)
Transition from Nomadic to Stabile Life in Iraq al Amir Village (1800-1950)