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Curriculum Vitae of Francis Deblauwe
fdeblauwe@gmail.com 
https://sites.google.com/site/fdeblauwe

Education
  • 1994 --- Ph.D. in Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, University of California, Los Angeles (dissertation: A Spatial Analysis of Mesopotamian Buildings from the Late Bronze Age till the Parthian Period)
  • 1986 --- Diploma Modern Arabic, elementary level, Centrum voor Levende Talen Leuven, Belgium
  • 1984 --- Licentiaat (M.A.) in Archaeology and Art History, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium (dissertation: The Early 1st Mill. B.C. Sculpture in the Round of Tell Halaf)
  • 1982 --- Kandidaat in Oriental Philology and History (Assyriology), Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
  • 1981 --- Kandidaat in Archaeology and Art History, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium 

Teaching and Research Experience
  • 2007-2013 --- Program developer/editor, Alexandria Archive Institute, San Francisco, California 
  • 2005-2008 --- Research associate, Institut für Orientalistik, Universität Wien, Vienna, Austria
  • 2003-2006 --- Consultant, Iraq Cultural Heritage Conservation Initiative, Getty Conservation Institute, Los Angeles, California
  • 1996-1997 --- Lecturer, Department of History, University of Missouri-Kansas City, Kansas City, Missouri
  • 1996 --- Special instructor (sabbatical replacement), Liberal Arts Department, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, Missouri
  • 1995-2000 --- Adjunct doctoral faculty, Department of History and Center for Religious Studies, University of Missouri-Kansas City, Kansas City, Missouri
  • 1995-1997 --- Lecturer, Liberal Arts Department, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, Missouri
  • 1995 --- Lecturer, Johnson County branch, Saint Mary College, Leavenworth, Kansas (now University of Saint Mary)
  • 1994 --- Lecturer, History/Government Program, University of Maryland University College, European Division, Heidelberg, Germany 

Publications
  • 2015 --- "The Iraq War: Looting among the Ruins," in Moira Bucciarelli (ed.), Bible Odyssey, Society of Biblical Literature, Atlanta, 650 words, 1 pic. (http://www.bibleodyssey.org/places/related-articles/iraq-war.aspx)
  • 2011 --- "Appendix 3: Website Reviews [of 68 websites relating to Iraqi cultural heritage]," in Sarah Whitcher Kansa and Eric Kansa, Enhancing Humanities Research Productivity in a Collaborative Data Sharing Environment. White Paper to the NEH Division of Preservation and Access. Advancing Knowledge: The IMLS/NEH Digital Partnership. Grant #: PK-50072-08. 1/1/2009 – 3/30/2011, Open Context, San Francisco, pp. 27-31, 2 tables (http://ux.opencontext.org/blog/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/white_paper_PK_50072.pdf)
  • 2011 --- Sarah Whitcher Kansa, and Francis Deblauwe, "User-Generated Content in Zooarchaeology: Exploring the 'Middle Space' of Scholarly Communication," in Eric C. Kansa, Sarah Whitcher Kansa and Ethan Watrall (eds.), Archaeology 2.0: New Approaches to Communication and Collaboration (Cotsen Digital Archaeology, 1), Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Press, Los Angeles, pp. 185-206 (http://escholarship.org/uc/item/1r6137tb#page-201)
  • 2010 --- "Rituals of War: The Body and Violence in Mesopotamia – By Zainab Bahrani" [book review], in The Historian, Wiley-Blackwell, Hoboken, NJ, 72, 3 (Fall), pp. 676-677
  • 2008 --- "OA Academia in Repose. Seven Academic Open-Access Repositories Compared," in iCommons (South Africa), August 7, 1 pic., 2 tables, with hyperlinks (archived copy at https://www.academia.edu/241446/OA_Academia_in_Repose._Seven_Academic_Open-Access_Repositories_Compared)
  • 2008 --- "Ancient Righting: Archaeologists & Copyright," in iCommons (South Africa), July 7, 1 pic., online publication (archived copy at https://www.academia.edu/241445/Ancient_Righting_Archaeologists_and_Copyright)
  • 2008 --- "Collating Online Collections. Study of 13 Cultural Heritage Collections Online," in iCommons (South Africa), May 5, 1 pic., 2 tables, 1 video, online publication (archived copy at https://www.academia.edu/241444/Collating_Online_Collections._Study_of_13_Cultural_Heritage_Collections_Online)
  • 2007 --- "Archaeologists Coming Out of the Cold," in iCommons (South Africa), [November 30], 1 pic., online publication with hyperlinks
  • 2006 --- Donny George's Exile and the State of the SBAH (IW&A Documents, 10), The Iraq War & Archaeology, New York and Vienna (Austria), November 11, online publication (http://iwa.univie.ac.at/georgesbah.html)
  • 2006 --- The State of Preservation of the Neo-Assyrian Reliefs at Khinnis/Bavian (IW&A Documents, 9), The Iraq War & Archaeology, New York and Vienna (Austria), May 14, 15 pics., online publication (http://iwa.univie.ac.at/bavian.html)
  • 2005 --- Note on John Russell's Lecture "Recovering Iraq's Past" in St. Louis on November 5, 2005 (IW&A Documents, 6), The Iraq War & Archaeology, New York and Vienna (Austria), November 16, 5 pics., online publication (http://iwa.univie.ac.at/slamrussell.html)
  • 2005 --- "Online-Dokumentations-Projekt zur Kulturgüter-Situation im Irak nun am Server der Universität Wien," in DieUniversitaet-online.at. Zeitung der Universität Wien - Online (Austria), September 12, 5 pics., translated from the English and edited by Friedrich Schipper, online publication (http://www.dieuniversitaet-online.at/beitraege/news/online-dokumentations-projekt-zur-kulturguter-situation-im-irak-nun-am-server-der-universitat-wien/10/neste/271.html)
  • 2005 --- "Der Golfkrieg, das Kulturerbe des Irak und der Kampf der Wissenschaft gegen die Antike-Kunsthandel-Lobby in den USA," in DieUniversitaet-online.at. Zeitung der Universität Wien - Online (Austria), [September 12, 2005], translated from the English and edited by Friedrich Schipper, online publication (archived copy at https://www.academia.edu/241434/Der_Golfkrieg_das_Kulturerbe_des_Irak_und_der_Kampf_der_Wissenschaft_gegen_die_Antike-Kunsthandel-Lobby_in_den_USA)
  • 2005 --- "Operation Iraqi Freedom und Danach: Das archäologische Erbe des Irak und der Kampf der Wissenschaft gegen die internationale Kunsthandel-Lobby," in Forum Archaeologiae. Zeitschrift für klassische Archäologie (Austria), 36 (September), 5 pics., in collaboration with Friedrich Schipper, online publication (http://homepage.univie.ac.at/elisabeth.trinkl/forum/forum0905/36irak.htm)
  • 2005 --- "Mesopotamian Ruins and American Scholars. Two Years Later: Some Lobbying Successes But the Devastation of Iraq's Cultural Heritage Continues," in The Bible and Interpretation (Wyoming), August [15], online publication (http://www.bibleinterp.com/articles/Deblauwe_Mesopotamian_Scholars.shtml)
  • 2005 --- Attending RAI 51. Observations on the 51e Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale in Chicago, July 17-23, 2005 (IW&A Documents, 4), The Iraq War & Archaeology, Vienna (Austria), September 16, online publication (http://iwa.univie.ac.at/rai51.html)
  • 2005 --- "Der Golfkrieg und das kulturelle Erbe des Irak. Der Kampf der Wissenschaft gegen die Antike-Kunsthandel-Lobby in den USA und wie das IWA-Projekt nach Wien kam. Ein Bericht über das Projekt: »The 2003- Iraq War & Archaeology« (IWA) am Institut für Orientalistik der Universität Wien," in GÖAB-Bulletin. News und Infos der Gesellschaft für Österreichisch-Arabische Beziehungen, 3/05 [July], pp. 10-17, 5 pics., translated from the English and edited by Friedrich Schipper and Gebhard Selz
  • 2005 --- "Preserving the Past From the Vandals of History. [Book review of] Stealing History: Tomb Raiders, Smugglers, and the Looting of the Ancient World By Roger Atwood. St. Martin’s Press, 337 pages, $25.95," in National Catholic Reporter, 41, 29 (May 20), p. 7a, 2 pics.
  • 2005 --- "Antiquities and the Iraq War: Information, the Web and Pictures," in Visual Resources. An International Journal of Documentation, 21, 1 (March) = Special Issue on The Destruction of Our Cultural Heritage: Examples of Visual Documentation from Iraq, Afghanistan and Croatia, pp. 73-91, figs. 1-20
  • 2005 --- Steve Walsh, "War exposes history," in [Gary] Post-Tribune (Indiana), February 6, pp. A1 and A4, 5 pics., with a sidebar by Francis Deblauwe
  • 2005 --- "American graffiti. We cannot avoid responsibility for this destructive legacy of the war," in The Guardian (UK), January 15, p. 4 (http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2005/jan/15/heritage.iraq)
  • 2004 --- "Going, Going, Gone! Archaeological Sites in Iraq," in Archaeology Odyssey, November-December, pp. 41-47 and 50-51, 13 pics., 3 figs.
  • 2003 --- "Melee at the Museum. International Whodunit Lingers over Looting of Iraq's National Museum in Baghdad," in National Catholic Reporter, 39, 44 (October 17), pp. 18-19, 2 pics.
  • 2003 --- "Iraq Losses Greatly Exaggerated. But Many Important Items Still Missing," in Biblical Archaeology Review, 29, 5 (September-October), pp. 18-19, 1 pic.
  • 2003 --- "Iraq Update," in Archaeology Odyssey, September-October, pp. 19-21, 1 pic.
  • 2003 --- "Plundering the Past: The Rape of Iraq’s National Museum," in Archaeology Odyssey, July-August, pp. 16-23, 9 pics., cover pic.
  • 2003 --- Francis Deblauwe and Bert Wetherill, "Prohibit Imports of Looted Treasures," in The Kansas City Star, June 6, ca. 400 words, 2 pics.
  • 1997 --- "Space Speaks Volumes: Quantifying Spatial Characteristics of 3rd Millennium B.C. Houses at Tell Melebiya, Syria," in At Home in the Ancient World. April 25-26, 1997. A Symposium to Celebrate the 90th anniversary of the St. Louis Chapter of the Archaeological Institute of America, St. Louis, 13 figs., online publication (http://users.stlcc.edu/mfuller/aia/papers/deblauwe/deblauwe.html)
  • 1997 --- "Discriminant Analysis of Selected Spatial Variables Derived from Mesopotamian Buildings of the Late Bronze Age till the Parthian Period," in Mesopotamia. Rivista di Archeologia, Epigrafia e Storia Orientale Antica, 32, pp. 271-288, figs. 1-26
  • 1997 --- "A Test Study of Circulation and Access Patterns in Assyrian Architecture," in Hartmut Waetzoldt and Harald Hauptmann (eds.), Assyrien im Wandel der Zeiten. XXXIXe Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale, Heidelberg 6.-10. Juli 1992 (Heidelberger Studien zum Alten Orient, 6), Heidelberg, pp. 239-246, figs. 1-12
  • 1994 --- "'Spacings' and Statistics, or a Different Method to Analyze Buildings. A Test with Mesopotamian Houses from the Late Bronze and Iron Ages," in Akkadica. Périodique bimestriel de la Fondation Assyriologique Georges Dossin, 89-90 (September-December), pp. 1-8, figs. 1-9
  • 1992 --- "A Study of Accessibility and Circulation Patterns in the Sīn Temple of Ḫafāǧi from the Third Millennium B.C.," in Mesopotamia. Rivista di Archeologia, Epigrafia e Storia Orientale Antica, 27, pp. 89-118, figs. A-AT, plans 1-10
  • 1991 --- "Old South Arabian Trade Routes," in Orientalia Lovaniensia Periodica, 22, pp. 133-158, figs. 1-6
  • 1991 --- "Faunal Remains," in Giorgio Buccellati, Daniela Buia and Stephen Reimer, "Tell Ziyada: The First Three Seasons of Excavation (1988-1990)," in Bulletin of the Canadian Society for Mesopotamian Studies, 21, pp. 31-61, viz. pp. 52-53, fig. 12
  • 1988 --- Noord-Jemen (De wereld, m'n thuis), Initia, Brussel, 32 pp., 47 pics., 5 maps
  • 1988 --- Nord-Yémen (La terre, ma maison), Initia, Bruxelles, 32 pp., 47 pics., 5 maps
  • 1988 --- "Noord-Jemen: Kunst en kultuur," in Hadewych Hernalsteen and Urbain Vermeulen (eds.), Bedoeïenen en oliemagnaten aan de Golf (Inforiënt-Reeks, 8), Peeters, Leuven, pp. 61-78, 7 pics., cover pic.
  • 1988 --- Francis Deblauwe and Hadewych Hernalsteen, "Noord-Jemen: In wankel evenwicht," in Hadewych Hernalsteen and Urbain Vermeulen (eds.), Bedoeïenen en oliemagnaten aan de Golf (Inforiënt-Reeks, 8), Peeters, Leuven, pp. 49-60, 1 map
  • 1987 --- "The Sculpture in the Round of the Principality of Guzana. A Bibliography of the Sculptures from the 1st Mill. B.C., Found at Tell Ḥalaf, Tell Feḫeriye and Tell Herbe," in Annali dell'Istituto Universitario Orientale di Napoli, 47, pp. 333-359
  • 1986 --- "Female Figurines with Head-Shawl from Tell Ḥalaf," in Orientalia Lovaniensia Periodica, 17, pp. 275-279, pls. 19-20
  • 1985 --- Bibliografisch hulpmiddel i.v.m. de studie van Mesopotamië, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium), Departement Archeologie en Kunstwetenschap, Leuven, 70 pp. 

Conference Papers and Lectures
  • 2004 --- "The Iraq War and Archaeology," presented at Truman State University, Kirksville, Missouri
  • 1997 --- "Archaeology Begins at Sumer: Architectural Remains of the First Great Civilization of the Ancient Near East," presented at a monthly meeting of the Kansas City Archaeological Society, Kansas City, Missouri
  • 1997 --- "Space Speaks Volumes: Quantifying Spatial Characteristics of 3rd Millennium B.C. Houses at Tell Melebiya, Syria," presented at At Home in the Ancient World: Domestic Life in the Mediterranean Basin from the Beginnings of Urbanization to the High Roman Empire, a symposium to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the Archaeological Institute of America, St. Louis Chapter, in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1997 --- Convener of the American Schools of Oriental Research session "Excavations and Surveys," at the Central States Society of Biblical Literature/American Schools of Oriental Research Annual Meeting in Kansas City, Missouri
  • 1997 --- "Quantifying Spatial Characteristics of Architecture: A Case Study of the 3rd Millennium B.C. Houses at Tell Melebiya, Syria," presented at the Central States Society of Biblical Literature/American Schools of Oriental Research Annual Meeting in Kansas City, Missouri
  • 1995 --- "Discriminant Analysis by Means of Certain Spatial Variables Derived from Mesopotamian Buildings," presented at the 205th Meeting of the American Oriental Society in Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 1993 --- "An Analysis of the 'Spacings' of Mesopotamian Houses from the Late Bronze and Iron Ages," presented at the XLth Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale in Leiden, the Netherlands
  • 1992 --- "Circulation and Access Patterns in Assyrian Architecture," presented at the XXXIXth Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale in Heidelberg, Germany
  • 1991 --- "A Study of Accessibility and Circulation Patterns in Some Mesopotamian Buildings from the Third Millennium B.C.," presented at the 201st Meeting of the American Oriental Society in Berkeley, California 
 
Web Sites
  • 2011-2013 --- Contributor to Pleiades. A Community-Built Gazetteer and Graph of Ancient Places, Chapel Hill, NC, Lexington, KY, and New York (http://pleiades.stoa.org)
  • 2009-2012 --- Contributor to Heritage Bytes. Interfaces between Technology and Cultural Heritage Practice blog, San Francisco (http://ux.opencontext.org/blog)
  • 2008-2013 --- Contributor to Digging Digitally. Archaeology, Data Sharing, Digitally Enabled Research and Education blog, San Francisco (archived copy at https://web.archive.org/web/20150213225642/http://www.alexandriaarchive.org/blog)
  • 2003-2008 --- Editor of The Iraq War & Archaeology. A Documentation and Information Project web site, Vienna (Austria) and New York (http://iwa.univie.ac.at)
  • 1998-2005 --- Editor of the Kansas City/Lawrence Chapter of the Archaeological Institute of America. Straddling the Kansas/Missouri Border web site (archived copy at http://web.archive.org/web/20041028135332/cctr.umkc.edu/user/fdeblauwe/aia.html)

Grants
  • 2011 --- National Endowment for the Humanities Digital Humanities Start-Up Grant: Alexandria Archive Institute, Gazetteer of the Ancient Near East, content editor (http://www.neh.gov/divisions/odh/grant-news/announcing-32-new-start-grant-awards-july-2011)
  • 2009 --- National Endowment for the Humanities Digital Humanities Start-Up Grant: Alexandria Archive Institute & Nada Shabout, The Open Modern Art Collection of Iraq: Web tools for Documenting, Sharing and Enriching Iraqi Artistic Expressions (Modern Art Iraq Archive), dissemination coordinator (https://securegrants.neh.gov/PublicQuery/main.aspx?f=1&gn=HD-50821-09)
  • 2008 --- Advancing Knowledge: The Institute of Museum and Library Services/National Endowment for the Humanities Digital Partnership Grant: Alexandria Archive Institute & University of California Berkeley School of Information: Enhancing Humanities Research Productivity in a Collaborative Data Sharing Environment, dissemination coordinator (http://www.neh.gov/news/press-release/2008-08-26)

Professional Affiliations
  • The American Academic Research Institute in Iraq (TAARI, formerly American Association for Research in Baghdad)
  • Assyriological Centre Georges Dossin (formerly Assyriological Foundation Georges Dossin)

In the Media
  • 2007 --- quoted in Karin Wendt, "Revisited: The Baghdad Museum," in Tà katoptrizómena (Hagen, Germany), online, December
  • 2006 --- quoted in Rachel Dempsey, "Library preserves Iraq journals," in Yale Daily News, March 3
  • 2006 --- quoted in Thomas Buomberger, "Die grinsenden Totengräber der Kultur," in Die Weltwoche (Switzerland), 2/06 (January 11)
  • 2005 --- quoted in Martin Bailey, "The Looting of the Iraq Museum, Baghdad. This Book Was Compiled in the Heat of Battle, But It Misses the Main Story," in The Art Newspaper (UK), April 29
  • 2005 --- quoted in "Američané vážně poškodili starověké město Babylon. Quod non fecerunt Baathi, hoc fecerunt Americani Polonique," in Britské listy (Czech Republic), online, January 17
  • 2005 --- quoted in "Bye bye Babylon, voici les barbares postmodernes," in de defensa (Belgium), online, January 16
  • 2005 --- quoted in "Babylon Falls Prey to US 'Cultural Vandalism': Report," in Islam Online (Qatar), online, January 15
  • 2004 --- interviewed and quoted in Jeffrey Young, "The Global Antiquities Black Market," in Voice of America, with online audio, December 22
  • 2004 --- quoted in "War Wrecks Iraq's Heritage," in The Digger (UK), 34 (December), p. 2
  • 2004 --- quoted in Emmett Berg and Louisa Woodville, "Tracking Lost Empires. A New Database Documents Iraqi Sites," in Humanities, 25, 6 (November-December), pp. 46-49
  • 2004 --- quoted in William Speed Weed, "The Worst Jobs in Science: The Sequel. Monitoring Dumps, Extracting Worms, Lobbying Politicians: Science's Ugly Side," in Popular Science, 265, 5 (November), pp. 70-81
  • 2004 --- quoted in "Audit of the Iraq War and Occupation," in New Scientist, 183, 2454 (July 3), p. 8
  • 2004 --- quoted in Alexander H. Joffe, "Museum Madness in Baghdad," in Middle East Quarterly, 11, 2 (Spring), pp. 31-43
  • 2004 --- quoted in Caroline Lécharny, "À la poursuite des objets volés," in La Recherche (France), 374 (April), p. 18
  • 2004 --- quoted in "Next Month One Year Anniversary of Baghdad Museum Looting," in ArtDaily.com (Mexico), online, March 14
  • 2004 --- quoted in Susan Pagani, "A Market For Injustice. In the Wake of War, Culture Is Robbed," in San Antonio Current, March 11, pp. 10-12
  • 2004 --- quoted in Gregory Elich, "Spoils of War: The Antiquities Trade and the Looting of Iraq," in U.N. Observer & International Report, January 5, online
  • 2004 --- quoted in Gregory Elich, "Spoils of War: The Antiquities Trade and the Looting of Iraq," in Centre for Research on Globalization (Canada), January 3, online
  • 2003 --- quoted in Karel Verhoeven, "In Bagdad was de waarheid zoek. Waarom de wereld geloofde dat het zijn oudste geheugen kwijt was," in De Standaard (Belgium), June 14
  • 2003 --- quoted in "Irakse museum glo nie leeggesteel," in Die Burger (South Africa), May 8
  • 2003 --- quoted in M[aarten] D[essing], "VS start jacht op Iraakse kunstdieven," in De Standaard (Belgium), May 7
  • 2003 --- quoted in Kyle MacMillan, "Questions Abound on Losses from Iraq Museum. Art Treasures Regarded Among Masterpieces of Mesopotamia," in The Denver Post, May 6, p. F.01
  • 2003 --- quoted in Michael McLeod and Kate Santich, "Stolen past. The Looting of the Baghdad Museum and a Historical Library Robs the World of Precious Links to Ancient Civilization," in Orlando Sentinel, April 29
  • 2003 --- live expert guest on "Iraq: Looting of Cultural Treasures," in WashingtonPost.com. Live Online, April 21, online moderated chat
  • 2003 --- quoted in Ben Arnoldy, "The History of Ur," in The Christian Science Monitor, April 16, p. 25

Archaeological Field Experience
  • 1989 --- Oylum Höyük (3rd millennium BC) in Turkey: area supervisor (University of California, Los Angeles, & Hacettepe Universitesi, Ankara, Turkey)
  • 1988-89 --- Tell Ziyada (5th-3rd millennium BC) in Syria: area supervisor and faunal analysis (University of California, Los Angeles, & California State University, Los Angeles)
  • 1988 --- Tell Mozan (3rd millennium BC) in Syria: area supervisor (University of California, Los Angeles, & California State University, Los Angeles)
  • 1987 --- Wadi al-Juba (2nd-1st millennium BC) in Yemen: participation in the final inventory of the archaeological remains (American Foundation for the Study of Man)
  • 1985 --- Leuven (Medieval) in Belgium: field work (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium)
  • 1982 --- Lehun (Paleolithic-Ottoman) in Jordan: field work (Belgian Committee for Excavations in Jordan)
  • 1981 --- Vlissegem (Medieval) in Belgium: field work (Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium)
  • 1980 --- Kerkhove (Roman-Merovingian) in Belgium: field work (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium, & Vereniging voor Oudheidkundig Bodemonderzoek in West-Vlaanderen, Belgium)
  • 1980 --- Heestert (Roman) in Belgium: field work (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium, & Vereniging voor Oudheidkundig Bodemonderzoek in West-Vlaanderen, Belgium) 
  • 1979 --- Harelbeke (Merovingian) in Belgium: field work

Languages
  • Dutch, French, German, some Arabic 
  • Latin, Akkadian, Sumerian, some ancient Greek

Courses

I have taught the following courses at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC), the Kansas City Art Institute (KCAI), the University of Maryland University College, European Division (UMUC-ED)(Heidelberg, Germany) and Saint Mary College (SMC)(now University of St. Mary, Leavenworth, KS):
  • Undergraduate (lower level)
    • Archaeology and the Bible (KCAI) 
    • History and Politics of the Middle East (KCAI; twice) 
    • Introduction to Art and Archaeology (KCAI) 
    • Issues in Modern Art to the Present (KCAI) 
    • Mesopotamian Art and Architecture (KCAI) 
    • The Vikings: History, Art and Culture (KCAI)
  • Undergraduate (upper level)
    • Contemporary Issues in the Middle East (UMUC-ED) 
    • World Religions East (SMC)
  • Combined undergraduate (upper level) & graduate
    • Alexander the Great and the Hellenistic Age (UMKC) 
    • Archaeology and Biblical History (UMKC; twice) 
    • Archaeology and the History of Antiquity (UMKC) 
    • History and Culture of the Hittites (UMKC) 
    • The History of Ancient Israel (UMKC) 
    • Islam and the Arabs: The Formative Period (UMKC)
  • Graduate
    • Non-Thesis Research/Reading (UMKC)

Selected other experience
  • 1998-2002 --- Competitive-intelligence analyst, Sprint Corporation (Overland Park, KS)
  • 1991 --- Executive secretary, International Forum for Biophilosophy (Leuven, Belgium)

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