Affiliation: University of Michigan
Professor Sharon Herbert is a specialist in the Hellenistic Near East, and since 1997 has been the co-director of the excavations at Kedesh, in Isreal. She has also excavated in Greece and Egypt, where she led excavations at Coptos. After receiving her doctorate from Stanford, Dr. Herbert taught in the Department of Classical Studies at the University of Michigan. Currently, she serves as the Director of the Kelsey Museum as well as Curator of the Greek and Hellenistic sector, and is President-elect of the W.F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research. She was the 2008/2009 AIA Norton Lecturer.