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Prof. Amnon Ben-Tor

Curriculum Vitae:


1935 Born in Jerusalem
1958 B.A. in Archaeology and History
1962 M.A. in Archaeology (cum laude)
1966-1967 Doctoral research at the Institute of Archaeology, University of London
1968 Assistant Lecturer in Archaeology, Hebrew University
1969 Ph.D. granted (summa cum laude) by the Hebrew University, Jerusalem. Doctoral dissertation: The Early Bronze Age II-III in Palestine (advisor: Prof. Y. Yadin)
1969-1973 Lecturer in Archaeology, Hebrew University
1973-1978 Senior Lecturer in Archaeology, Hebrew University
1974 Research Fellow in Near Eastern Archaeology, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University
1974-1977 Chairman, Department of Archaeology, Hebrew University
1977-1988 Director, Yoqne‘am Regional Project
1978-1983 Associate Professor in Archaeology, Hebrew University
1979-1980 Visiting Professor of Syro-Palestinian Archaeology, Department of Religious Studies, University of Pennsylvania
1979 Visiting Professor of Archaeology, Dropsie College, Philadelphia
1980 Visiting Professor of Archaeology, University of Maryland
1984 Full Professor of Archaeology, Hebrew University
1985-1986 Jacob Perlow Fellow in Judaic Studies and the Humanities; Adjunct Member, Whitney Humanities Center, Yale University; Visiting Professor in Religious Studies, Divinity School, Yale University
1986 Adjunct Professor of Art History and Archaeology Columbia University
1988 Nominated Yigael Yadin Professor of the Archaeology of Eretz Israel
1991-1992 Jacob and Hilda Blaustein Fellow in Judaic Studies and Visiting Professor of Religious Studies, Yale University; Adjunct Professor of Art History and Archaeology, Columbia University
1992-1996 Head, Institute of Archaeology, Hebrew University
1997-1998 Fellow, Center for Judaic Studies, University of Pennsylvania
1998 Doctor honoris causa, Universidad Complutense, Madrid
2000 Recipient of the Percia Schimmel Award for Distinguished Contribution to Archaeology in Eretz Israel and Lands of the Bible
2002 Fellow, St. Johns College, Cambridge
2003-2004 Séjour Scientifique de Haute Niveau (Université de Paris x)