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  • ARNOLD, JEANNE E - jearnold@ucla.edu
    Professor (Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara, 1983 )
    Department of Anthropology
    Research Interests: Complex hunter-gatherers, craft specialization, emergence of complexity, theory, Pacific Coast prehistory, household archaeology, exchange systems, chiefdoms, political economy
  • BARNARD, HANS - wendrich@barnard.nl
    Assistant Adjunct Professor (Medical degree, Leiden University (the Netherlands), 1990; PhD (Archaeology), Leiden University (the Netherlands), 2008.)
    Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures; Cotsen Institute of Archaeology
    Research Interests: Hans Barnard MD PhD is Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures as well as Assistant Researcher at the Cotsen Institute of Archaeology. As an archaeological surveyor, photographer and ceramic analyst he has worked on sites in Armenia, Chile, Egypt, Iceland, Panama, Peru, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia and Yemen. He is currently involved in a project studying the interaction of the Tiwanaku and Wari polities with the local population in Vitor Valley (Peru) and a research project into the agricultural development over time in the Fayum Oasis (Egypt). With K. Duistermaat he has published "The History of the Peoples of the Eastern Desert," (Los Angeles, 2012); with W.Z. Wendrich, "The Archaeology of Mobility: Old World and New World Nomadism," (Los Angeles, 2008); with J.W. Eerkens, "Theory and Practice of Archaeological Residue Analysis," (Oxford, 2007); and with W.Z. Wendrich and R.M. Bridgman, "Report of the Baynun Mapping Project," (Leiden and Cairo, 1999).
  • BRANTINGHAM, JEFFREY - branting@ucla.edu
    Associate Professor (Ph.D., University of Arizona, 1999)
    Vice Chair of Anthropology
    Research Interests: Paleoanthropology, simulation modeling, carnivore ecology, hunter-gatherers, stone technology, evolutionary theory; China, Mongolia, Tibet
  • BROWN, ROBERT L. - rlbrown@humnet.ucla.edu
    Professor (Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles, 1981)
    Department of Art History
    Research Interests: India and Southeast Asia
  • BUCCELLATI, GIORGIO - buccella@ucla.edu
    Professor Emeritus (Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1965)
    Institutional history. History of religion. Historiography. Linguistics. Archaeology.
    Research Interests: Political institutions and the growth of the state in ancient Siro-Mesopotamia. – The religious experience in ancient Mesopotamia and its structural contrast with biblical religion. – Ethnic integration in ancient Syro-Mesopotamia in the third and second millennium BC, with particular reference to Amorites and Hurrians. – The archaeological and philological dimension of ancient historiography. – Staging the Past. Links <a href="http://www.nelc.ucla.edu/people/faculty/buccella/"> Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures</a> <a href="http://www.ioa.ucla.edu/people/faculty/faculty?lid=2383">Cotsen Institute of Archaeology</a> <a href="http://www.iimas.org">IIMAS–The International Institute for Mesopotamian Area Studies</a>
  • BURKE, AARON A. - burke@humnet.ucla.edu
    Associate Professor (Ph.D., University of Chicago, 2004)
    Near Eastern Languages and Cultures (NELC)
    Research Interests: Bronze and Iron Age Levant; Archaeology of Warfare; Egyptian Imperialism in Canaan; Eastern Mediterranean trade in the Bronze Age
  • BYOCK, JESSE - byock@humnet.ucla.edu
    Professor (Ph.D., Harvard University)
    Department of Germanic Languages, Scandinavian Section
    Research Interests: Viking Age Scandinavia; Icelandic and Scandinavian archaeology, history, and political economy; feud and control of violence; sagas; the North Atlantic world
  • CARTER, ELIZABETH F. - carter@humnet.ucla.edu
    Professor (Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1971)
    Chair, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures (NELC)
    Research Interests: Near East, currently working in Turkey and southeastern Turkey; Bronze Age urban sites
  • COONEY, KARA - cooney@ucla.edu
    Associate Professor (Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, 2002)
    Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures (NELC)
    Research Interests: Egyptology, gender issues of death in ancient Egypt, craft specialization, funerary arts in the ancient world, and ritual studies.
  • DIELEMAN, JACCO - dieleman@humnet.ucla.edu
    Assistant Professor (Ph.D., University of Leiden, The Netherlands, 2003)
    Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures (NELC)
    Research Interests: Egyptology
  • DONNAN, CHRISTOPHER - cdonnan@anthro.ucla.edu
    Professor Emeritus (Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1968)
    Department of Anthropology and Director Emeritus of the Fowler Museum at UCLA
    Research Interests: South American archaeology, iconography, ancient technology
  • ENGLUND, ROBERT K. - englund@ucla.edu
    Professor (Ph.D., University of Munich)
    Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures (NELC) and Director, Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative
    Research Interests: Assyriology and Sumerology
  • FAULL, KYM - faull@chem.ucla.edu
    Professor In Residence (Ph.D. University of Adelaide, 1974)
    Professor, Neuropsychiatric - Semel Institute and The Department of Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
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  • FAVRO, DIANE - dfavro@ucla.edu
    Professor (Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley)
    Department of Architecture and Urban Design
    Research Interests: Architectural history
  • FISCHER, CHRISTIAN - chrisfischer@ucla.edu
    Assistant Professor In Residence (Ph.D., Geochemistry and Physical Chemistry, 1993, Louis Pasteur University, Strasbourg, France. UCLA/Getty Conservation IDP, Department of Materials Science & Engineering. )

    Research Interests: Archaeological and conservation science with particular focus on stone and ceramics, non-invasive and portable spectroscopy, weathering mechanisms, sourcing and provenance, ancient Khmer material culture.
  • GERSTEL, SHARON E.J. - gerstel@humnet.ucla.edu
    Professor (Ph.D., Institute of fine Arts, New York University)
    Department of Art History
    Research Interests: Trained in art history and religious studies, research interests focus on the intersection of ritual and art, particularly monumental painting.
  • KAKOULLI, IOANNA - kakoulli@ucla.edu
    Associate Professor (D.Phil. (PhD) in Archaeological Science, University of Oxford, UK 1999)
    Associate Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering; Chair, UCLA/Getty Conservation Interdepartmental Degree Program; Director Archaeomaterials Group
    Research Interests: Archaeological materials from the macro to the micro and to the nano length scale; forensic analytical imaging & conservation; materials science; Hellenistic and Roman painting; technology and synthesis of pigments; materials reverse engineering processing and diagenesis.
  • KENNEDY, GAIL - kennedy@anthro.ucla.edu
    Associate Professor (Ph.D., St. Thomas's Hospital Medical School, London, 1973)
    Department of Anthropology
    Research Interests: Biological anthropology, Human evolution, Bioarchaeology, Evolutionary theory, Anthropological forensics, Paleopathology, Africa
  • KLEIN, CECILIA F. - cklein@humnet.ucla.edu
    Professor (Ph.D., Columbia University, 1972)
    Department of Art History
    Research Interests: Aztec art, ideology and politics, Gender rhetoric in Aztec art, Historiography of "Primitive" and Pre-Columbian Art, Early colonial Mexican art
  • LESURE, RICHARD GARDNER - lesure@ucla.edu
    Associate Professor (Ph.D. University of Michigan, 1995)
    Department of Anthropology
    Research Interests: Archaeology of early village societies; sociopolitical dynamics and the origin of social inequality; Mesoamerica
  • LI, MIN - limin@humnet.ucla.edu
    Assistant Professor (Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2008)
    Department of Anthropology, Department of Asian Languages and Cultures
    Research Interests: Social archaeology and cultural history of continental East Asia focusing on emergence early civilizations in Neolithic and Bronze Age China. Historical anthropology, material culture, and conceptions of the past in early modern China. Landscape archaeology, integrating systematic survey, analysis of archaeological ceramics, remote sensing imagery, traditional studies of stone inscriptions and numismatics.
  • MC DONNELL, KATHRYN J. - kmcdonnell@humnet.ucla.edu
    Assistant Professor (Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 2005)
    Department of Classics
    Research Interests: Roman art and archaeology, the archaeology of non-elites, the archaeology of gender, Latin epigraphy, and historical and Roman slavery.
  • MCCALLUM, DONALD F. - mccallum@humnet.ucla.edu
    Professor (Ph.D., New York University, 1973)
    Department of Art History and Center for Japanese
    Research Interests: Art, Art History, Asia, Buddhist Studies, East Asia, Japan, Japanese Studies
  • MORRIS, SARAH - sarahm@humnet.ucla.edu
    Professor (Ph.D. Harvard University, 1981)
    Classics, Archaeology (Steinmetz Professor of Classical Archaeology and Material Culture)
    Research Interests: Prehistoric (Bronze Age Aegean) through classical archaeology of Greece; relations with Near East; Greek literature
  • NAIR, STELLA - stellanair@ucla.edu
    Associate Professor (M.Arch University of California, Berkeley; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley)
    Department of Art History
    Research Interests: Material culture studies, cross-cultural exchange, hemispheric networks, landscape transformations, spatial theory, and construction technology. Her publications explore a range of subjects, such as the design of Inca royal estates, Tiahuanaco stone carving, colonial Andean paintings, and Brazilian urbanism.
  • PAPADOPOULOS, JOHN K. - jkp@humnet.ucla.edu
    Professor (Ph.D., University of Sydney, 1988)
    Chair, Department of Classics
    Research Interests: Aegean prehistory; Greek and Italian archaeology, history and culture of the Classical and later periods; the archaeology of colonialism; the integration of literary evidence with the material record in the study of the past
  • PEARLSTEIN, ELLEN - epearl@ucla.edu
    Assistant Professor (M.A., Columbia University, 1978 Advanced Certificate in Conservation, New York University Conservation Center, Institute of Fine Arts, 1982)
    Department of Information Studies and Conservation Program
    Research Interests: Plant materials used as paint binders or patination materials on archaeological and ethnographic objects; the developing role of preventive conservation; and conservation education.
  • POSNANSKY, MERRICK - merrick@history.ucla.edu
    Professor Emeritus (Ph.D., Nottingham University, 1956)
    Departments of Anthropology and History
    Research Interests: The archaeology of state formation and urban growth in Ghana and Togo; archaeology of the African Diaspora; cultural conservation and archaeological education in tropical Africa; postage stamps and national cultural policy.
  • READ, DWIGHT - dread@anthro.ucla.edu
    Professor (Ph.D. in Mathematics, University of California, Los Angeles, 1970)
    Department of Anthropology
    Research Interests: Mathematical anthropology, kinship terminology, theory of social organization, hominid evolution, archaeological classification
  • SACKETT, JAMES - jsackett@ucla.edu
    Professor Emeritus (Ph.D., Harvard University, 1965)
    Director, CIOA European Laboratory
    Research Interests: Paleolithic (Old Stone Age) archaeology of France, history and theory of archaeology
  • SCHACHNER, GREGSON - gschachner@anthro.ucla.edu
    Assistant Professor (Ph.D., Arizona State University, 2007)
    Department of Anthropology
    Research Interests: North American archaeology, origins of villages and leadership in agricultural societies, settlement systems and analysis, ceramic analysis, social context of archaeological practice; American Southwest
  • SCHNIEDEWIND, WILLIAM M. - williams@humnet.ucla.edu
    Professor (Ph.D., Near Eastern and Judaic Studies, Brandeis University, 1992)
    Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures (NELC) and Kershaw Chair of Ancient Eastern Mediterranean Studies
    Research Interests: Biblical Studies and Northwest Semitic Languages
  • SCOTT, DAVID A. - dascott@ucla.edu
    Professor (Ph.D., University College London, 1982)
    Department of Art History and Conservation Program
    Research Interests: analysis of museum objects, the characterization of pigments, ancient metals and microstructure, the teaching of conservation, and the archaeometallurgy of preHispanic Colombia and Ecuador
  • SMITH, MONICA L - smith@anthro.ucla.edu
    Professor (Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1997)
    Department of Anthropology
    Research Interests: Early urbanism, complex societies, comparative historical archaeology, anthropology of food, South Asia, Indian Ocean, Mediterranean
  • STANISH, CHARLES S - stanish@anthro.ucla.edu
    Professor (Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1985)
    Department of Anthropology and Director, Cotsen Institute
    Research Interests: Andean archaeology, complex society, political economy
  • UPTON, DELL - dupton@humnet.ucla.edu
    Professor ()
    Department of Art History
    Research Interests: Dell Upton studies the history of architecture, cities, and material culture.
  • VON FALKENHAUSEN, LOTHAR - lothar@humnet.ucla.edu
    Professor (Ph.D., Harvard University, 1988)
    Department of Art History and Associate Director, Cotsen Institute
    Research Interests: Archaeology of China, East and Inner Asia, coordination of archaeological materials and historical sources on ancient China, economic history and history of science and technology
  • WAKE, THOMAS A. - twake@ucla.edu
    Assistant Adjunct Professor (Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1995)
    Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, Zooarchaeology Lab Director
    Research Interests: Archaeological and Zooarchaeological Research along the Eastern Pacific Rim; Food and Ethnicity; Development of Social Complexity; Caribbean Panama; Neotropical Archaeology; Historical Archaeology; Natural History; Human Paleoecology; Paleoenvironmental Reconstruction; Comparative Osteology.
  • WENDRICH, WILLEKE Z. - wendrich@humnet.ucla.edu
    Professor (Ph.D., Leiden University, 1999)
    Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures (NELC)
    Research Interests: Social context of crafts organization and specialization, ethnoarchaeology, practical use of symbolic space, visual archaeology and the study of regionality versus long distance contacts.
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