faculty

UCAN includes 25 faculty scholars from eight academic units. They conduct research in Africa; North, Central, and South America; China; Europe; the Near East; and Southeast Asia. They work on a wide variety of theoretical issues and on time periods ranging from prehistory to the present, and they teach an array of technical specialties, including GIS and spatial analysis, ceramic analysis, bioarchaeology, zooarchaeology, geophysical survey, archival methods, and ethnoarchaeology.

The main academic units concerned are: 

Anthropology, Art History, Classics, East Asian Languages and Civilizations, History, Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, the Oriental Institute, and the Program in the Ancient Mediterranean World.

Abbas Alizadeh
Oriental Institute

Region: Iran, Near East
Alain Bresson
Classics & History

Region: Mediterranean
Claudia Brittenham
Art History

Region: Central America
Shannon Dawdy
Anthropology

Region: North America, Caribbean
Michael Dietler
Anthropology

Region: Europe, Africa
Jas' Elsner
Divinity School & Art History

Region: Roman world
Seth Estrin
Classics & Art History

Region: Mediterranean
Jean Evans
Oriental Institute

Region: Near East
McGuire Gibson
NELC & Oriental Institute

Region: Near East
Jonathan Hall
History & Classics

Region: Mediterranean
Wu Hung
Art History & EALC

Region: China
Catherine Kearns
Classics

Region: Mediterranean
Alan Kolata
Anthropology

Region: South America, Southeast Asia
Yungti Li
EALC

Region: China
Wei-Cheng Lin
Art History

Region: China
Maria Cecilia "Nené" Lozada
Romance Languages & Anthropology

Region: South America
Richard Neer
Art History & Cinema and Media Studies

Region: Greece, Mediterranean
Sarah Newman
Anthropology

Region: Mesoamerica
James Osborne
NELC

Region: E. Mediterranean, Near East
François Richard
Anthropology

Region: Africa, Atlantic World
Yorke Rowan
Oriental Institute

Region: Near East
David Schloen
NELC & Oriental Institute

Region: Near East
Gil Stein
NELC & Oriental Institute

Region: Near East
Donald Whitcomb
Oriental Institute

Region: Near East
Alice Yao
Anthropology

Region: China
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