Education

  • Ph.D. (in process) Near Eastern Languages and Cultures (Levantine Archaeology), University of California, Los Angeles
  • M.A. Near Eastern Languages and Cultures (Levantine Archaeology), University of California, Los Angeles, 2013
  • B.A. Anthropology and Classical Archaeology, Hunter College, City University of New York, 2010

Research

  • Social context of copper production in Middle-Late Bronze Age Levant; organization of industry and social identity of producers
  • Cross-craft interaction and transmission of technological knowledge in eastern Mediterranean

Courses

  • Classical Mythology
  • Jerusalem: The Holy City
  • First Civilizations

Fields of Interest

  • Craft specialization
  • Archaeology of the Levant
  • Technological adoption/innovation
  • Modes of cultural transmission
  • Archaeometallurgy