Emily Hammer

Emily holds a PhD in Anthropology from Harvard University (2012) and a BA both in Mathematics and Classical & Near Eastern Archaeology from Bryn Mawr College (2006). Prior to coming to Penn, she taught at the University of Chicago (2014-2017) and New York University (2012-2014). At the University of Chicago, she directed the Center for Ancient Middle Eastern Landscapes (CAMEL) and directed satellite imagery-based work on the cultural heritage of Afghanistan.

Courses taught: 

  • Water in the Middle East Throughout History
  • Pastoral Nomadism in the Past and Present
  • GIS for the Digital Humanities and Social Sciences