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Alumnus Khaled Al-Bashaireh Promoted to Associate Professor

Khaled Al-Bashaireh (Ph.D. Arizona, 2008) was promoted to Associate Professor at Yarmouk University in Irbid, Jordan, where he is also Head of the Department of Archaeology. Khaled’s dissertation supervisor was Professor of Anthropology David Killick. His dissertation, “Chronology and Technological Production Styles of Nabatean and Roman Plasters and Mortars at Petra (Jordan),” was made possible by a National Science Foundation doctoral dissertation improvement grant and supported by the NSF-Arizona Accelerator Mass Spectrometry (AMS) Laboratory under the direction of Assistant Professor of Anthropology Gregory Hodgins.
Khaled began his position at Yourmouk University as a faculty member (Assistant Professor) in September 2008. The Department of Archaeology is part of the faculty of Archaeology and Anthropology, which was established in 1984 as the Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology, aimed at conducting interdisciplinary researche and promoting public awareness of the cultural heritage of Jordan and the Arab World. The Faculty comprises four departments: Archaeology, Anthropology, Epigraphy, and Conservation and Management of Cultural Resources. The Faculty also has the following units: Museum of Jordanian Heritage, Laboratories Unit, and Deir ‘Alla Station for Archaeological Research. The Department of Archaeology offers B.A. and M.A. degrees in Archaeology. The Master’s degree program is offered in five branches: prehistory and ancient archaeology, classical archaeology, Islamic archaeology, Islamic numismatics and applied sciences in archaeology (archaeometry). Yarmouk University, established in June 1976 by a Royal Decree, has developed steadily into one of the largest and most prestigious state-supported educational institutions in Jordan.

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