Participants (by name)

Name Affiliation Brief Info Year(s)
Hilâl Alkan Graduate Student, Boğaziçi Üniversitesi 2007
Amanda Berman 

MA Student, Cambridge University
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Amanda graduated from Washington University in St. Louis in May ’09 with a double major in Anthropology and Archaeology. Over the past two summers she has participated in fieldwork in Greece, Turkey, and Israel. This year, she will be pursing a M.Phil. degree in Archaeology from the Cambridge University. 2009
Mark Besonen Professor
Texas A&M Corpus Christi
20062008
Nicholas Cahill Professor
Department of History of Art
University of Wisconsin-Madison
2008
Alexandra Clark 

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Art History major
Boston University
Fall 2009 CLAS UROP student. Undergraduate at BU. Art History major. Research explores the market for Lydian-style materials using auction catalogs housed at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. 2009
Elvan Cobb 

PhD Student
Cornell University
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Elvan is a PhD student in the History of Architecture and Urban Development Program at Cornell University.  She is interested in the interaction of the historic built environment with contemporary society.  She works on heritage management issues in and around the CLAS survey area, including outreach activities and architectural documentation. 2009-2011
Peter Cobb 

PhD Student
University of Pennsylvania
Peter is a PhD student in the Art and Archaeology of the Mediterranean World program at the University of Pennsylvania.  His research interests include the Bronze Age through Iron Age periods in Anatolia.  His work for CLAS has focused on field survey, information management, and ceramic analysis. 2009-2011
Kevin Cooney 

PhD Candidate
Department of Archaeology
Boston University
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Boston University graduate student focused on lithic technologies in Anatolia. Kevin’s CLAS research focuses on material from Bozyer as well as Bronze Age sites. 2005–
2008
Caitlin Curtis 

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PhD Student
Anthropology Department
SUNY Buffalo
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CLAS UROP student in 2008 and 2009, field team 2010. Research focused on market analysis of Lydian material in auction catalogs at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; GIS focus on aerial and Quickbird analysis of ancient settlement patterns as well as changes in land use over the last century, including analysis of water management, village locations, and access routes. Current webmaster! 2008–
2010
Çiler Çilingiroğlu 

 

Phd
Tübingen University
e-mail
2008
Crawford H. Greenewalt, jr. 

 

Prof. Emeritus
Department of Classics
University of California, Berkeley
2008
Nezahat İşçi 

 

İsparta Museum) Ministry of Culture and Tourism Representative 2005
Steven Karacik 

 

PhD Student
Bryn Mawr University
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2008
Morag Kersel 

PhD
Cambridge University
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Morag is currently a Post-Doc at Brown University. She has worked as a field archaeologist in the Eastern Mediterranean for almost 20 years, participating in surveys and excavations in Egypt, Greece, Israel, Jordan, and now Turkey. She is co-director with Yorke Rowan of the Regional Exploration into the Galilean Ancient Landscpae (REGAL) project; she also co-directs, with Meredith Chesson, the “Follow the Pots” project in Jordan. 2009
Emel Özçelik Eskişehir Museum Ministry of Culture and Tourism Representative 2007
Pınar Özgüner
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PhD Student
Department of Archaeology
Boston University
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Pinar’s research explores the importance of survey in archaeological methodology. Her interests focus on field survey as well as aerial imagery. 2005–
2009
Daniel J. Pullen Professor, and chairman
Department of Classics
The Florida State University
2006
Andrew Ramage Professor Emeritus
History of Art and Archaeology
Cornell University
2008
Marcus Rautman Professor
Department of Classical Studies
University of Missouri-Columbus
2008
Noam Rifkind
PhD Candidate,
Department of Archaeology
Boston University
e-mail
2005

Kelcy Sagstetterkelcy

PhD Candidate,
Ancient History,
University of Pennsylvania
Kelcy is a PhD candidate in Ancient History at the University of Pennsylvania. Her dissertation focuses on overlap in foreign policy between Peisistratid Athens and the Athenian Empire. She is currently a fellow at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens, and is working on new methods of imaging inscriptions with 3D laser scanning technology. 2010
Bradley Sekedat
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PhD Student, Joukowsky Institute, Brown University Brad is a PhD student at the Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World, Brown University. He is interested in the interaction between communities and resource sites such as quarries in Roman Anatolia. With CLAS, Brad has participated in both field and architectural survey as well as ceramic analysis. 2010
Olivia Shoucair 

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Archaeology major
Boston University
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Olivia graduated from BU in the spring with a BA in Archaeology and participated in the 2010 field season. While at BU, she was a CLAS UROP student, where her work focused on ceramic analysis and illustration. 2009-2010
Jocelyn Slocum 

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Archaeology major 

Boston University

Undergraduate at BU majoring in anthropology and archaeology with a focus on Anatolia. 2010
Margaret Sneeringer 

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PhD Student
Classics Department
University of Cincinnati
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As a CLAS UROP student and CLAS field team member, Meg’s research focused on application of GIS methods to understand Bronze Age interactions in central Lydia, the subject of her undergraduate thesis. 2008–
2009
Donald Sullivan Professor
Geology
University of Denver
2005
Funda Ünal Bursa Museum Ministry of Culture and Tourism Representative 2008
John Valainis 

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PhD Candidate,
Ancient History,
University of Pennsylvania
John is a PhD candidate in the University of Pennsylvania’s graduate group in Ancient History. He is interested in interactions between the Greek world and Achaemenid Persia, and in continuity and change between the Achaemenid and Seleucid Empires. 2010
Benjamin Vining
PhD Candidate
Department of Archaeology
Boston University
e-mail
2007
Chelsea Wait BA
Architecture
Ball State University
2006
2007
Nicholas Wolff
PhD Candidate
Department of Archaeology
Boston University
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Tico’s CLAS research focused on micromorphology and tumulus construction, the subject of his BU MA thesis. 2005–
2007
Emine Yılmaz Samsun Museum Ministry of Culture and Tourism Representative 2006
Ertan Yilmaz Aydın Museum Ministry of Culture and Tourism Representative 2009