Affiliation: Long Island University, C.W. Post Campus
Dr. Bob Brier has worked in Egypt for more than 30 years, and is one of the world’s foremost authorities on mummies. He is Senior Research Fellow at the C.W. Post Campus of Long Island University. Dr. Brier’s previous projects include the reconstruction of an Egyptian nobleman’s tomb for the Hillwood Art Museum at C.W. Post, and the research of ancient Egyptian mummification techniques. He is the author of numerous books, including “The Murder of Tutankhamen” (1998), and he has collaborated on several television specials and series, including “Mummy Detective,” “The Great Egyptians,” “Unwrapped, the Mysterious World of Mummies”. Dr. Brier is currently studying mummies to determine whether Alzheimer’s disease existed among the ancient Egyptians.