David Graf, Ph.D.

PROFESSOR
DIRECTOR OF THE JOINT SAUDI-AMERICAN JURASH PROECT AND THE HELLENISTIC PETRA PROJECT (JORDAN).

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Office hours: On leave
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Professor David Graf received his Ph.D. from the University of Michigan.  He is an ancient historian and archeologist specializing of the Greco-Roman world in the Levant and Arabia, Co-editor of the multi-volume Anchor Bible Dictionary (1992), he is the author of Rome and Its Arabian Frontier from the Nabataeans to the Saracens (1997) and more than 130 scholarly articles.  He has excavated in Turkey, Israel, Jordan and Egypt. and is currently directing excavations in the ancient Nabataean-Roman city of Petra in Jordan. He has been a Fulbright Scholar in Saudi Arabia (2003),  a recipient of the Provost's Award for Scholarly Activity (2008), a NEH fellow in Jordan (2014), and is a Member of the Institute of Advanced Study in Princeton.  He is on leave for the fall of 2017, as the Seymour Gitin Distinguished Professor at the Albright Institute for Archaeological Research in Jerusalem, where he is working on a monograph on the Nabataeans.


Course offerings in Fall 2017: 

On leave, Seymour Gitin Distinguished Professorship