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.

Recent Publications:

"Remote Assessments of the Archaeologial Heritage Situation in Afghanistan." with E.. R. Seifried. K. Franklin and A. Lauricella. Journal of Cultural Heritage; "History of Pastoralism in Southwest Asia". With Arbuckle, B. Journal of Archeaological Research (2018). "Role and Characteristics of Irrigation in the Kingdom of Urartu. " S. Rost , ed. Irrigation in Early States: New Directions. Chicago. Oriental Institute Publications (2018).    

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