AIA Lecturer: Scott Branting
Scott Branting is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of Central Florida, and was formerly Director of the Center for Ancient Middle Eastern Landscapes (CAMEL) with the Oriental Institute, University of Chicago. He holds his degrees from the State University of New York at Buffalo (Ph.D. and M.A.), University of Chicago (M.A.), and Wheaton College (B.A.). His areas of specialization are Near Eastern archaeology (especially that of Anatolia), science in archaeology (GIS, remote sensing, spatial analysis, modeling, etc.), landscape archaeology, transportation, settlement & urbanism, and social organization. Professor Branting is Director of the Kerkenes Dağ Archaeological Project in Turkey, and Co-Director of the ASOR Cultural Heritage Initiatives Project.