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Katharina Galor is the Hirschfeld Visiting Assistant Professor at the Program in Judaic Studies at Brown University. After her licence (1988), maîtrise (1989) and diplôme d'études approfondi (1991) from the University of Aix-Marseille in France, she received her Ph.D. at Brown University (1996) and completed her post-doctoral studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (1997).
Katharina Galor has taught Syro-Palestinian archaeology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (The Rothberg School for Overseas Students), at the École Biblique et Archéologique Française in Jerusalem and at Tufts University in the US. She has excavated at a number of sites in Italy (Vigna Barberini in Rome), France (Old Jewish quarter of Cavaillon and the Byzantine church at Roquevert) and Israel (Jerusalem, Sepphoris, Qumran, Ein Gedi, Ramat Hanadiv and Tiberias). Her research focuses on Roman and Byzantine Palestine, with topics related to sacred, civic and domestic architecture, town planning, water installations and mosaics.
She is a PI on a NSF grant NSF Grant on Core Computer Vision Research devoted to Promoting Paradigm Shifts in Archaeology
Among her publications are:
Qumran's Plastered Pools: A New Perspective, Science and Archaeology at Khirbet Qumran and 'Ain Feshkha, vol. II, (eds.) Humbert, J.-B. and Gunneweg, J., Presses Universitaires de Fribourg (2003) 169-198.
Domestic Architecture in Roman and Byzantine Galilee and Golan, in Near Eastern Archaeology 66:1-2 (2003) 44-57.
The stepped water installations of the Sepphoris Acropolis, in The Archaeology of Difference: Gender, Ethnicity and the 'Other' in Antiquity, Studies in Honor of Eric M. Meyers, (ed.) Edwards, D., and McCollough C., American Schools of Oriental Research, Boston (2007) 205-217.
New Excavations in Roman, Byzantine, and Early Islamic Tiberias, (with Hirschfeld, Y.), in Ancient Galilee in Interaction. Religion, Ethnicity, and Identity, (eds.) Attridge, H., Martin, D. and Zangenberg, J., J.C.B. Mohr (2007) 248-291.
Apollonia-Arsuf: Between Past and Future (with I. Roll and O. Tal), in Near Eastern Archaeology 27 (2009) 4-27.
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