National Lecture Program

AIA Lecturer: Jennifer C. Ross

Affiliation: Hood College

Jennifer Ross is Professor in the Department of Art & Archaeology at Hood College, and holds her degrees from the University of Cakifornia, Berkeley (Ph.D.) and Bryn Mawr College.  Her areas of specialization are the archaeology, cultures, and history of the ancient Near East, particularly Mesopotamia, both the artifacts and textual record of ancient Sumer, and the history of technology.  Since 2003, she has been a member of an international team excavating the site of Çadir Höyük in central Turkey.  Professor Ross’s publications include Ancient Complex Societies (with S. Steadman, Left Coast Press, 2016).

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