Associated Scholars


Advisory Committee (2014-2015)

Robert Ousterhout (Director)
Clark Erickson
Grant Frame
Justin McDaniel
Holly Pittman
Annette Reed
Lauren Ristvet
Brian Rose
Ralph Rosen

Philip P. Betancourt
Laura H. Cornell Professor of Art History and Archaeology at Temple University
Adjunct Professor in the History of Art at Penn
Associate faculty in Art and Archaeology of the Mediterranean World at Penn
Director of the Institute for Aegean Prehistory (INSTAP)
Department: History of Art – Aegean Prehistory

Elizabeth Bolman
Associate Professor of Art History at Temple University
Adjunct Associate Professor in the History of Art at Penn
Associate faculty in Art and Archaeology of the Mediterranean World at Penn
Department: History of Art – Medieval Studies; Coptic and Byzantine Art

Ann Blair Brownlee
Senior Research Scientist in the Mediterranean Section at the Penn Museum
Adjunct Assistant Professor in the History of Art at Penn
Associate faculty in Art and Archaeology of the Mediterranean World at Penn
Department: History of Art – Greek Art and Archaeology; Greek Vase Painting

Michael Carasik
Lecturer of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at Penn
Associate faculty in Jewish Studies at Penn
Department: Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations – Biblical Hebrew

Linda H. Chance
Associate Professor of Japanese Language and Literature in East Asian Languages and Civilizations at Penn
Department: East Asian Languages and Civilizations – Medieval Literature, Zuihitsu
Edward E. Cohen
Adjunct Professor of Classical Studies at Penn
Associate faculty in Ancient History at Penn
Department: Classical Studies – Athenian Economy and Society

Rita Copeland
Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Endowed Term Professor in the Humanities
Professor of Classical Studies and English at Penn
Associate faculty in Comparative Literature and Literary Theory at Penn
Associate faculty in History at Penn
Associate faculty in Religious Studies at Penn
Department: Comparative Literature – Medieval Literature

Harold L. Dibble
Sande and Harris Hollin Term Professor in Archaeology and Anthropology at Penn
Curator-in-Charge of the European Archaeology Section at the Penn Museum
Department: Anthropology – Middle Paleolithic of Western Europe and the Near East

Clark Erickson
Associate Professor of Anthropology at Penn
Associate faculty in Art and Archaeology of the Mediterranean World at Penn
Associate faculty in Latin American and Latino Studies at Penn
Associate Curator in the American Section at the Penn Museum
Department: Anthropology – South American/New World Archaeology

Nancy Farriss
Walter H. Annenberg Professor of History at Penn
Associate faculty in Anthropology at Penn
Associate faculty in Latin American and Latino Studies at Penn
Department: History – Colonial Latin America and Ethnohistory

Grant Frame
Associate Professor of Assyriology in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at Penn
Associate Curator in the Babylonian Section at the Penn Museum
Department: Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations - Assyriology, Ancient Near East

Robert F. Giegengack
Professor of Earth and Environmental Science at Penn
Department: Earth and Environmental Science – Geology, Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning

Paul R. Goldin
Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at Penn
Associate faculty in History at Penn
Associate faculty in Religious Studies graduate group
Department: East Asian Languages and Civilizations – Warring States China, Classical Chinese History and Thought

Campbell Grey
Assistant Professor of Classical Studies at Penn
Associate faculty in Art and Archaeology of the Mediterranean World at Penn
Associate faculty in Ancient History at Penn
Department: Classical Studies – Roman Social and Economic History

Lothar Haselberger
Morris Russell and Josephine Chidsey Williams Professor in Roman Architecture at Penn
Associate faculty in Art and Archaeology of the Mediterranean World at Penn
Associate faculty in Ancient History at Penn
Department: History of Art – Greco-Roman Architecture

Renata Holod
Professor of the History of Art at Penn
Associate faculty in Art and Archaeology of the Mediterranean World at Penn
Associate faculty in Ancient History at Penn
Associate faculty in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at Penn
Associate faculty in Comparative Literature and Literary Theory at Penn
Associate faculty in South Asia Regional Studies at Penn
Associate faculty in Architecture at Penn
Curator of Islamic Art in the Near East Section at the Penn Museum
Department: History of Art – Islamic Art and Architecture

Charles H. Kahn
Professor of Philosophy at Penn
Department: Philosophy – Ancient Philosophy, History of Political Theory

James Ker
Assistant Professor of Classical Studies at Penn
Associate faculty in Ancient History at Penn
Department: Classical Studies – Latin Literature and Roman Culture

Ann Kuttner
Associate Professor of History of Art at Penn
Associate faculty in Art and Archaeology of the Mediterranean World at Penn
Associate faculty in Ancient History at Penn
Department: History of Art – Greek, Roman, and Etruscan Art

Richard Leventhal
Professor of Anthropology at Penn
Curator in the American Section at the Penn Museum
Director of the Cultural Heritage Center
Department: Anthropology – Mesoamerica

Joseph Lowry
Assistant Professor of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at Penn
Department: Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations – Medieval Islam

Victor H. Mair
Professor of Chinese Language and Literature in East Asian Languages and Civilizations at Penn
Associate faculty in History at Penn
Associate faculty in Religious Studies at Penn
Department: East Asian Languages and Civilizations – Chinese Literature, Chinese Antiquity

Simon Martin
Research Specialist in Maya Epigraphy in the American Section at the Penn Museum
Department: American Section – Mayan Epigraphy

E. Ann Matter
William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Religious Studies at Penn
Associate faculty in Comparative Literature and Literary Theory at Penn
Associate faculty in History at Penn
Department: Religious Studies – Medieval Christianity

Patrick McGovern
Senior Research Scientist in MASCA at the Penn Museum
Senior Research Scientist in the Near East Section at the Penn Museum
Adjunct Associate Professor in Anthropology at Penn
Director of Baq'ah Valley (Jordan) Project
Department: Anthropology – Archaeology of the Ancient Near East; Applications of the Physical and Biological Sciences in Archaeology

Jeremy McInerney
Davidson Kennedy Associate Professor of Classical Studies at Penn
Associate faculty in Art and Archaeology of the Mediterranean World at Penn
Associate faculty in Ancient History at Penn
Associate faculty in History at Penn
Department: Classical Studies – Greek Epigraphy and Historiography

Michael W. Meister
W. Norman Brown Professor of South Asia Studies in the History of Art at Penn
Associate faculty in South Asia Regional Studies at Penn
Associate faculty in Religious Studies at Penn
Associate faculty in Architecture at Penn
Curator of South Asian Art in the Asian Section at the Penn Museum
Curator of the South Asia Art Archive at the Penn Museum
Departments: History of Art – South Asian Art and Architecture

Susan S. Meyer
Associate Professor of Philosophy at Penn
Department: Philosophy – Greek and Roman Philosophy; Ancient Ethics
Naomi F. Miller
Senior Research Scientist in MASCA at the Penn Museum
Senior Research Scientist in the Near East Section at the Penn Museum
Adjunct Associate Professor in Anthropology at Penn
Department: Anthropology – Archaeology of the Ancient Near East; Palaeoethnobotany

Janet Monge
Adjunct Associate Professor in Anthropology at Penn
Keeper in the Physical Anthropology Section at the Penn Museum
Associate Director of the Casting Program at the Penn Museum
Department: Anthropology – Palaeoanthropology; Skeletal Biology

J.J. Mulhern
Associate Professor of Classical Studies at Penn
Director of Professional Education at the Fels Institute of Government at Penn
Department: Classical Studies – Classical Politics and Citizenship

Sheila Murnaghan
Alfred Reginald Allen Memorial Professor of Greek at Penn
Associate faculty in Art and Archaeology of the Mediterranean World at Penn
Associate faculty in Ancient History at Penn
Associate faculty in Comparative Literature and Literary Theory at Penn
Department: Classical Studies – Greek and Latin Literature, Gender in Classical Culture

Julie Nishimura-Jensen
Lecturer of Classical Studies at Penn
Director of Post-Baccalaureate Program at Penn
Department: Classical Studies – Greek and Latin Language and Literature

Robert Ousterhout
Professor of the History of Art at Penn
Associate faculty in Art and Archaeology of the Mediterranean World at Penn
Department: History of Art – Byzantine Art and Architecture
Director of the Center for Ancient Studies at Penn

Edward M. Peters
Henry Charles Lea Professor of History at Penn
Associate faculty in Ancient History at Penn
Associate faculty in Religious Studies at Penn
Department: History – Medieval European History

Holly Pittman
College of Women Class of 1963 Endowed Term Professor in the Humanities at Penn
Professor in the History of Art at Penn
Associate faculty in Art and Archaeology of the Mediterranean World at Penn
Associate faculty in Ancient History at Penn
Associate faculty in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at Penn
Curator in the Near East Section at the Penn Museum
Deputy Director for Academic Programs at the Penn Museum
Department: History of Art – Ancient Near Eastern Art and Architecture

Gregory L. Possehl
Professor of Anthropology at Penn
Associate faculty in South Asia Regional Studies at Penn
Curator-in-Charge of the Asian Section at the Penn Museum
Department: Anthropology – Archaeology of South Asia and the Near East, Old World Prehistory

Donald A. Ringe
Kahn Term Professor in Linguistics at Penn
Department: Linguistics – Historical Linguistics, Indo-European Morphology

Lauren Ristvet
Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Department: Anthropology – Near Eastern archaeology, complex societies, political transformation, imperialism, ritual and performance theory, the archaeology of consumption, landscape archaeology, human response to environmental change, Geographical Region of Interest/Study: Middle East, Caucasus, Central Asia

C. Brian Rose
James B. Pritchard Professor of Archaeology at Penn
Associate faculty in Art and Archaeology of the Mediterranean World at Penn
Associate faculty in Ancient History at Penn
Curator-in-Charge of the Mediterranean Section at the Penn Museum
President of the Archaeological Institute of America
Departments: Classical Studies and History of Art – Greek and Roman Anatolia

Ralph Rosen
Rose Family Endowed Term Professor of Classical Studies at Penn
Associate faculty in Comparative Literature and Literary Theory at Penn
Department: Classical Studies – Greek and Roman Literature

Theodore Schurr
Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Penn
Curator of the Physical Anthropology and American Sections at the Penn Museum
Department: Anthropology – Molecular Anthropology and Ancient DNA

David P. Silverman
Eckley Brinton Coxe, Jr. Professor of Egyptology in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations
Associate faculty in Ancient History at Penn
Associate faculty in Religious Studies at Penn
Curator-in-Charge of the Egyptian Section at the Penn Museum
Department: Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations – Egyptology

Brian J. Spooner
Professor of Anthropology at Penn
Associate faculty in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at Penn
Associate faculty in South Asia Regional Studies at Penn
Associate faculty in Religious Studies at Penn
Curator for Near Eastern Ethnology in the Near East Section at the Penn Museum
Department: Anthropology – Middle Eastern Anthropology, Persian Studies

Nancy S. Steinhardt
Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at Penn
Associate faculty in History of Art at Penn
Curator of Chinese Art in the Asian Section at the Penn Museum
Department: East Asian Languages and Civilizations – East Asian Art and Archaeology

David Stern
Ruth Meltzer Professor of Classical Hebrew Literature in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at Penn
Associate faculty in Comparative Literature and Literary Theory at Penn
Associate faculty in Jewish Studies at Penn
Department: Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations - Classical Hebrew and Jewish Literature

Peter Struck
Associate Professor of Classical Studies at Penn
Associate faculty in Comparative Literature and Literary Theory at Penn
Associate faculty in Religious Studies at Penn
Department: Classical Studies – Greek and Roman Literature, Mythology, Ancient Medicine

Thomas Tartaron
Assistant Professor of Classical Studies at Penn
Associate faculty in Art and Archaeology of the Mediterranean World at Penn
Department: Classical Studies – Aegean Prehistory, Pre-classical Landscape Archaeology

Jeffrey H. Tigay
Abraham M. Ellis Professor of Hebrew and Semitic Languages and Literatures in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at Penn
Associate faculty in Ancient History at Penn
Associate faculty in Religious Studies at Penn
Associate faculty in Jewish Studies at Penn
Department: Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations – Biblical Studies

Stephen J. Tinney
Clark Research Associate Professor of Assyriology at Penn
Associate faculty in Art and Archaeology of the Mediterranean World at Penn
Associate faculty in Ancient History at Penn
Associate faculty in Religious Studies at Penn
Associate faculty in Linguistics at Penn
Associate Curator in the Babylonian Section at the Penn Museum
Director of the Pennsylvania Sumerian Dictionary Project
Department: Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations – Early Mesopotamian Culture, Sumerian Texts

Jennifer Houser Wegner
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at Penn
Research Scientist in the Egyptian Section at the Penn Musem
Department: Egyptian Section – Egyptology

Josef Wegner
Associate Professor of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at Penn
Associate faculty in Art and Archaeology of the Mediterranean World at Penn
Associate Curator in the Egyptian Section at the Penn Museum
Department: Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations – Egyptology, Egyptian Archaeology

Joyce White
Senior Research Scientist in the Asian Section at the Penn Museum
Adjunct Associate Professor in Anthropology at Penn
Director Ban Chiang Project
Department: Anthropology – Archaeology of Southeast Asia; Ethnoecology

Emily Wilson
Assistant Professor of Classical Studies at Penn
Department: Classical Studies – Greek and Latin Literature

Richard L. Zettler
Associate Professor of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at Penn
Associate faculty in Art and Archaeology of the Mediterranean World at Penn
Associate faculty in Ancient History at Penn
Associate Curator-in-Charge of the Near East Section at the Penn Museum
Department: Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations – Archaeology of Mesopotamia and the Ancient Near East