Graduate Theological Union
At GTU since 2002
PhD, Harvard University, 1996
MA, Harvard University, 1994
BA, UC Berkeley, 1988
Current Research and Teaching Interests
- Archaeology of the ancient Middle East
- Household archaeology and domestic religion
- Israelite/Judean religion; “race” and ethnicity in the biblical world
- Postcolonial understandings of the Persian period
- Social justice in the Hebrew Bible
“How do you Define Ethnicity?” Pp. 182-85 in The Five-Minute Archaeologist in the Southern Levant, ed. C. Shafer-Elliott. London: Equinox.
“Living in Households, Constructing Identities: Ethnicity, Boundaries, and Empire in Iron IIB-IIC Tell en-Nasbeh,” in Household Studies in Complex Societies: (Micro) Archaeological and Textual Approaches, The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, 2015.
"As for me, I will dwell at Mizpah …”: The Tell en-Nasbeh Excavations after 85 Years, Gorgias, 2014.
“Transjordanian Commerce with Northern Judah in the Iron II-Persian period: Ceramic Indicators, Interregional Interaction, and Modes of Exchange at Tell en-Nasbeh,” in "As for me, I will dwell at Mizpah …”: The Tell en-Nasbeh Excavations after 85 Years, Gorgias, 2014.
“Phoenician Imports to Tell en-Nasbeh: Indicators for Interregional Interaction in the Iron IIB-IIC Southern Levant.” Pp. 133-42 in Les Produits de luxe au Proche-Orient ancien aux âges du Bronze et du Fer. Eds. M. Casanova and M. Feldman. Paris: Maison René Ginouvès.
Material Culture Matters: Essays on the Archaeology of the Southern Levant in Honor of Seymour Gitin, Eisenbrauns, 2014.