Eric Cline is Chair and Associate Professor of Classical and Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at the George Washington University and Director of the GWU Capitol Archaeological Institute. He holds his degrees from the University of Pennsylvania (Ph.D.), Yale University, and Dartmouth College. His areas of specialization include the military history of the Mediterranean, and the international connections between Greece, Egypt, and the Near East during the Late Bronze Age. Professor Cline is the Associate Director of the Megiddo Expedition, and Co-Director of the excavations at Tel Kabri. He is also one of the 36 inaugural NEH Public Scholars announced in July 2015; the Public Scholars program is a major new initiative designed to promote the publication of scholarly nonfiction books for general audiences, and Professor Cline was chosen for his upcoming work on "Digging up Armageddon: The Story of Biblical Megiddo from Canaanites to Christians".
See Eric Cline's work in the American Journal of Archaeology: