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Ian Straughn


Ian Straughn
Joukowsky Family Librarian Middle Eastern Studies
Rockefeller Library Room 103

863-3394
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Please feel free to contact me with any questions and requests. During the academic year 2011-12 I am available usually every other week. I do not have regularly scheduled office hours but please contact me directly for an appointment for whenever I am on campus.


Ian is the specialist for:

Archaeology and the Ancient World
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Middle Eastern Studies
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South Asian Studies
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My training is as an archaeologist and anthropologist of the Muslim world with a special focus on the Middle East/Eastern Mediterranean. I received my doctorate from The University of Chicago in 2006. I have conducted research in Egypt, Syria, Jordan and Armenia.

For several summers I have worked with faculty colleagues at the Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology as a field director with Brown's ongoing excavations at Petra, Jordan.

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