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Curriculum Vitae

 

Education

2002-2007

Ph. D., Interdepartmental Doctoral Program in Anthropological Sciences,
Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY

1999-2002

M.A., Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY

1995-1998 B.A., Archaeology, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon

 

Teaching Experience

Fall 2011

Lecture, Department of History and Archaeology, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon

Spring 2003

Laboratory Instructor for Human Evolution, Department of Anthropology, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY

Fall 2003

Laboratory Instructor for Human Anatomy, Department of Anthropology, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY

Spring 2002

Teaching Assistant for Introduction to Cultural Anthropology, Department
of Anthropology, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY

Fall 2002

Laboratory Instructor for Human Anatomy, Department of Anthropology, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY

Spring 2001

Teaching Assistant for Peoples of the World, Department of Anthropology,
Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY

Employment

2012- present Associated Scientist, Department of Human Evolution, Max Planck Institute, Leipzig, Germany
2012-present

Hunt Postdoctoral Fellowship (The Wenner Gren Foundation)

Spring 2012

Research Fellow, Wiener Laboratory, The American School of Classical Studies at Athens, Greece

Fall 2011   Lecturer, Department of History and Archaeology, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
2009- 2010 The J. Lawrence Angel Fellowship in Human Skeletal Studies, Wiener Laboratory, The American School of Classical Studies at Athens, Greece
2007-2009 Post-doctoral fellowship, Department of Human Evolution, Max Planck Institute, Leipzig, Germany
2004-2005 Translator of Archaeological Material (English/Arabic), USAID-Iraq HEAD--Stony Brook University Program, Stony Brook, NY, USA
2001-2005

Data Collector/Supervisor, Center for Survey Research, Stony Brook
University, Stony Brook, NY, USA

 

Field Experience

August 2010 Analysis of Middle Bronze Age human remains from burials recovered from the site of Tell Fadous-Kfarabida, Lebanon. Directors: Hermann Genz and Helen Sader, American University of Beirut
June 2008 Excavation and analysis of a Middle Bronze Age burial, Tell Fadous-Kfarabida, Lebanon. Directors: Hermann Genz and Helen Sader, American University of Beirut
July 2007 Excavation of a Medieval burial site in Giecz, Poland. Director: Dr. Marek Polcyn, Slavia Foundation
June-July 2002

Analysis of human remains from the site of BEY 018 Iron Age cemetery, Beirut, Lebanon. Director: Prof. Hans Curvers, University of Amesterdam.

April 1998

Tyre and its hinterland archaeological survey, Tyre, Lebanon. Director: Dr. Kevin Butcher, American University of Beirut.

Aug.-Sept. 1997

Rescue excavations of the Iron Age Phoenician fortifications in Beirut Central District (BEY 020), Beirut, Lebanon. Directors: Prof. Uwe Finkbeiner, Tübingen University and Prof. Helen Sader, American University of Beirut.

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Scholarships/Grants

2012-2013

The Wenner Gren Foundation Hunt Post-doctoral Fellowship

2000-2007

Stony Brook University, Full tuition scholarship

2005

The National Science Foundation, Dissertation Improvement Grant

2005 The Leakey Foundation Grant for Anthropological Research
2005

The Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland, The
Ruggles-Gates Fund for Biological Research

 

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