Affiliation: Binghamton University
Susan received her PhD University of Michigan in 1983. Since then Susan has become a Near Eastern archaeologist with interests in political economy and feminist approaches to the study of prehistoric and early historic societies. Susan is a Professor of Anthropology at Binghamton University, and her current research includes studies of community and household in village-based societies, the economies of early states in Mesopotamia, and analysis of the media’s use of archaeology in constructing public opinion. She has conducted fieldwork in Iran, Iraq and Turkey (Kazane and Fistikli H√∂y√ºk).