Michael D. Danti

   

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EDUCATION

1990-2000       University of Pennsylvania, Ph.D. 2000
1986-1990        Purdue University, B.A. (Anthropology with honors, minor in History with honors)

FELLOWSHIPS, AWARDS AND GRANTS

2012               US Embassy Baghdad, Public Affairs Section Grant, The Mosul University Archaeology Program
2011                Elected Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London
2010                Kevorkian Foundation Near East Fellow
2010                Iran Heritage Foundation Grant, Hasanlu Publications Project
2009                Nominated for a Metcalf Award for Excellence in Teaching, Boston University
2007                Explorer’s Club Exploration Fund Grant, Archaeological Survey in Northwest Syria
2007                Iran Heritage Foundation Grant, Hasanlu Digital Archives Project
2006–2009       Shelby White-Leon Levy Publication Grant for Hasanlu Tepe, Iran
2006                Robert H. Dyson Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania
2001-2002        American Philosophical Society Franklin Research Grant
2000                National Endowment for the Humanities Collaborative Research Award, April 2000 (RZ-20590-00; with R. Zettler)
1997                National Science Foundation Dissertation Improvement Grant (#SBR-9712984)
1996                American Schools of Oriental Research Mesopotamian Fellowship
1995                National Geographic Society (#NGS 5498-95, Research Team Member)
1993                Anthropology Dept. Field Funds (University of Pennsylvania)
1991-1994        Graduate Teaching Assistantship (University of Pennsylvania)
1990                Certificate of Achievement in Ancient History (Purdue University)
1989                B'nai B'rith Barzillai Prize in Jewish Studies (Purdue University)
1985                Tri-County High School Curricular Award, U. S. History

POSITIONS

2011–             Academic Advisor, College of Arts and Sciences, Boston University
2007–             Assistant Professor, Boston University, Dept. of Archaeology
2007–             Treasurer, New England Chapter of the American Research Center in Egypt
2006–             Consulting Scholar, Near East Section, University of Pennsylvania Museum
2006–             Review Editor, Mesopotamian Archaeology, Religious Studies Review.
2006               Curator, Near East Traveling Exhibit to Beijing World Art Museum (with Richard Zettler)
2006               Robert H. Dyson Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Pennsylvania Museum
2004–2007      Visiting Assistant Professor, Boston University, Dept. of Archaeology
2004–2006      Research Associate, University of Pennsylvania Museum
2003–2004      Lecturer, Bryn Mawr College, Dept. of Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology
1997–2004      Research Specialist II, University of Pennsylvania Museum, Hasanlu Publications Project
1996–1997      Acting Keeper, University of Pennsylvania Museum, Near East Section (Ur Travelling Exhibit Coordinator)
1995–2000      Research Associate, University of Pennsylvania Museum
1992–1997      Research Assistant, University of Pennsylvania Museum, Tell es-Sweyhat Project
1991               Research Assistant, University of Pennsylvania Museum, Gordion Project
1991               Assistant Research Archivist, University of Pennsylvania Museum Archives

ARCHAEOLOGICAL RESEARCH

2012                Rowanduz Archaeological Program (General Director)
2005-               Tell es-Sweyhat, Syria (Director)
2004                Tepe Sialk Archaeological Survey, Iran (Field Director)
2001                Tell es-Sweyhat, Syria (Field Director)
2000                Tell es-Sweyhat, Syria (Assistant Director, Surveyor)
1998                Tell es-Sweyhat, Syria (Assistant Director, Surveyor)
1996                Tell es-Sweyhat, Syria Archaeological Survey (Field Director)
1995                Tell es-Sweyhat, Syria (Assistant Director, Surveyor)
1994                Tell es-Sweyhat, Syria Archaeological Survey (Assistant Director)
1993                Tell es-Sweyhat, Syria (Assistant Director, Surveyor)
1991                Tell es-Sweyhat, Syria (Surveyor, Field Supervisor)
1990                Purdue Archaeological Survey; Blue Sea Site, Indiana (Field School Instructor)
1989                Purdue Archaeological Survey; Glenn Acres Sites, Indiana (Excavator)
1987                Purdue Archaeological Survey; Tippecanoe Regional Survey, Indiana (Field Worker, Lab Assistant)

   
 
 

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