Lauren Ristvet

Associate Professor of Anthropology

Cambridge University PhD

Courses Taught:

ANTH005 Great Transformations

ANTH103 Empires: From Akkad to America

Research Interests:

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

University Museum Room 516

Office Hours:

By Appointment


(215) 573-6295


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