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Meet the team

Let us introduce ourselves.

Let us introduce ourselves!

The team is composed of Dr William Deadman, Dr Kristen Hopper, Dr Sayantani Neogi, Professor Graham Philip and Dr Dan Lawrence.

Will completed his PhD at Durham University, analysing the distribution of Bronze Age tombs in Oman. He now works as a postdoctoral research associate with the EAMENA project’s Durham team. His research focuses on the use of GIS and remote sensing, along with landscape archaeology of Arabia and the Middle East.

Photo of Will Dr William Deadman

Graham is a professor in the Department of Archaeology at Durham University. He has directed fieldwork projects in Jordan, Syria, Lebanon, and in collaboration with Dan Lawrence, directs the Durham branch of the EAMENA project. His research focuses on three main areas: remote sensing in landscape archaeology, the study of artefacts, and improving our understanding of the nature of early complex society in the Middle East.

Photo of Graham Professor Graham Philip

Dan is an associate professor in the Department of Archaeology at the University of Durham. He is a specialist in the landscapes of the Middle East and co-directs the Durham branch of the EAMENA project with Graham. As well as working on protection of cultural heritage and remote sensing, Dan is interested in the emergence of urbanism and the impact of climate change on ancient communities.

Photo of Dan Dr Dan Lawrence

Kristen is a landscape archaeologist. She specialises in the use of satellite imagery and aerial photography for remote sensing in archaeology. She has conducted fieldwork in several countries in the Middle East and the Southern Caucasus and has worked on the protection of cultural heritage with EAMENA since 2018.

Photo of Kristen Dr Kristen Hopper

Sayantani is an archaeologist and has worked for EAMENA since 2018. She is interested in geoarchaeology and landscape archaeology. She has worked in Asia, Africa, and Europe, and recently developed an interest in Middle Eastern Archaeology.

Photo of Sayantani Dr Sayantani Neoghi

The team will communicate regularly with you throughout this course. If you have questions, don’t hesitate to ask us through the comment section below. We will do our best to respond to your questions and facilitate your learning as much as possible.

We are very excited to get to know you, so please introduce yourself in the comments section below!

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