Urgeschichte und Naturwissenschaftliche Archäologie

Curriculum Vitae

Academic qualifications

   
2005

Ph.D. | University of Tübingen | Germany | Quaternary Ecology

1994 Dames & Moore | California, USA | Certified Professional Geologist
1985 University of Washington | Seattle, USA | Oceanography
1983 B.A. | University of Rochester | New York, USA | Geology cum laude

Project Experience

   

2012-present

Project Co-Director (with Ron Shimelmitz), Sefunim Cave Excavation Project, Mount Carmel, Israel (Leakey Foundation, Irene Levi Sala Care Archaeological Foundation, ROCEEH)

2008-present

Project Co-Director (with Boris Gasparyan), Tübingen-Armenian Paleolithic Project, Vorotan Basin, Armenia (ROCEEH)

2001

Lithic Analyst, Giza Plateau Mapping Project, Cairo, Egypt

1999- 2010

Field Coordinator, Tübingen-Damaskus Ausgrabungs- (Excavation) und Survey Project (TDASP), Damascus Province, Syria

1998-2008

Field Coordinator, Geelbek Anyskop Ausgrabungs- (Excavation) und Survey Project (GAASP), Western Cape, South Africa (DFG, Co 226-5/1-6)

1996-2001

Field Technician, Climatically Coupled Processes of Mesozoic & Cenozoic Geo-Ecosystems: Survey and Prospection in Southern Germany (DFG–SFB 275-C7)

1995

Conference Coordinator, Culture Area Karakorum (DFG), Islamabad, Pakistan

1986-1995

Project Geologist, Dames & Moore, Los Angeles, USA

Excavations

2020 Patne (Indian Microlithic), Maharashtra, India (planned)
2013-present Sefunim Cave, Mount Carmel (MP-UP), Israel

2009-present

Aghitu-3 Cave (UP), Syunik Province, Armenia

2013 Jebal Faya (MP-UP), Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
2011 Hoedjiespunt-1 (MSA), Western Cape, South Africa

2008-2010

Wadi Mushkuna (MP-UP), Damascus Province, Syria

2004-2006

Kaus Kozah Cave (MP-Natufian), Damascus Province, Syria

2001-2002

Hohle Fels (UP), Baden-Württemberg, Germany

2001-2002

Geißenklösterle (UP), Baden-Württemberg, Germany

2001-2002

Anyskop (ESA-MSA-LSA), Western Cape, South Africa

1999-2004

Baaz Rockshelter (UP-Natufian), Damascus Province, Syria

1998-2002

Geelbek Dunes (MSA-LSA), Western Cape, South Africa

1997-1998

Hohlenstein (UP), Baden-Württemberg, Germany