AIA Lecturer: Michael D. Danti
Michael Danti is Assistant Professor with the Department of Archaeology at Boston University, and Consulting Scholar with the University of Pennsylvania Museum. He holds his degrees from the University of Pennsylvania (Ph.D.) and Purdue University, and is a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London. His areas of specialization are Near Eastern archaeology, Mesopotamia, Iran, cultural heritage management, museum studies, archaeological method and theory, and complex societies. He is currently Director of Excavations at Tell es-Sweyhat (Syria), Rowanduz (Iraqi Kurdistan), Mosul (Iraq), and Director of the Hasanlu (Iraq) Publication Project. Professor Danti's current publication projects include Hasanlu IVb: The Iron II Cemetery, Hasanlu Excavation Reports IV (with M. Cifarelli, University of Pennsylvania Musem, in preparation), Hasanlu V: The Late Bronze and Iron I Periods, Hasanlu Excavation Reports III (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2013), and "Searching for Musasir: The Rowanduz Archaeological Program" in New Agendas in Remote Sensing and Landscape Archaeology in the Near East (The Oriental Institute, in preparation).