National Lecture Program

AIA Lecturer: Joshua Trampier

Affiliation: Oriental Institute, University of Chicago

Joshua Trampier is Project Director with Statistical Research, Inc., and is Associate Director of the Center for Ancient Middle Eastern Landscapes (CAMEL).   He holds his degrees from Missouri State University (B.A. in History and Antiquities) and the University of Chicago (M.A. and Ph.D. in Near Eastern Archaeology), and his areas of specialization are Egypt (Neolithic to late Roman/early Islamic periods), landscape archaeology, relations between state and social identity in frontier zones, and the relationships between archaeological practice, CRM-relevant law, tourism and technology.  He is also interested in digital initiatives, data modelling, visualization, and virtualization.  He has been conducting fieldwork in Egypt since 2002, and was Field Director for the Western Delta Landscape Project in Egypt in 2008.  Dr Trampier is a contributing author of “Cooperative Digitization of International Research Materials”, a U.S. Department of Education TICFIA-funded project.


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