السيرة الذاتية للأثاري الدكتور مارك الطويل من معهد يو سي ال للدراسات الاثارية في لندن
- Reader in Near East Archaeology
- Institute of Archaeology
- Faculty of S&HS
- PhD (University of Chicago, 2004)
- MS (University of Chicago, 2000)
- BA (University of Illinois, 1997)
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Mark Altaweel is a Reader in Near Eastern Archaeology at the Institute of Archaeology having held previous appointments and joint appointments at the University of Chicago, University of Alaska, and Argonne National Laboratory. Mark has an undergraduate degree in Anthropology and Masters and PhD degrees from the University of Chicago’s Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations.
His previous posts included studying the relationships between social and environmental systems in modern and ancient societies in a variety of regions throughout the world including in the Arctic, Near East, Southeast Asia, North America, Central Asia, and Indonesia. He was successful in brining nearly $3,000,000 worth of research funding in his first 7 years after finishing his PhD, leading many grants as a PI or Co-PI with collaborators from Economics, Anthropology, Archaeology, Sociology, Environmental Studies, Geography, Computer Science, and other fields. He helped to develop a variety of tools and computational methods that address the fields he has worked with, including developing free and open source tools used widely by researchers and the public. His honors and accolades include a “Best Paper” award at a 2005 conference, a “Pacesetter” research award in 2006 for computational tools developed, and an invited visiting appointment at an academic institution. In addition, Dr. Altaweel has visiting appointment at the University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory. As an archaeologist, he has worked in five different countries in the Near East with his current work focused on Iraqi Kurdistan. He currently is on the editorial board of Social Science Computer Review and Iraq.
Dr. Altaweel takes an interdisciplinary perspective in his teaching philosophy and integrates a variety of methods and fields in his courses. He has taught courses on Near Eastern history and archaeology, GIS, remote sensing methods, computational modelling, social-ecological theory, and on land use and environmental change.
|01-JUN-2012||Visiting Fellow||Computation Institute||University of Chicago, United States|
|15-FEB-2012||Visiting Research Scientist||Decision and Information Sciences||Argonne National Laboratory, United States|
|01-SEP-2011||Lecturer in Near Eastern Archaeology||Institute of Archaeology||UCL, United Kingdom|
|01-JUN-2008 – 31-AUG-2011||Fellow||Computation Institute||University of Chicago, United States|
|01-MAY-2008 – 30-JUN-2011||Visiting Professor||Geography and Environmental Studies||University of Alaska, United States|
|01-AUG-2005 – 30-AUG-2011||Computational Social Scientist||Decision and Information Sciences||Argonne National Laboratory, United States|
|01-JUN-2003 – 31-JUL-2005||Research Associate||Decision and Information Sciences||Argonne National Laboratory, United States|
- BA, MS, PhD
- Reader in Near East Archaeology
- Degree Programme Co-ordinator: BSc in Archaeology
- Course Co-ordinator: ARCL1009 Introduction to Egyptian and Near Eastern Archaeology
- Course Co-ordinator: ARCL1014 Introduction to Archaeology
- Course Co-ordinator: ARCL2034 Archaeology of the Middle East 2000-300BC
- Course Co-ordinator: ARCL3051 The Archaeology of Mesopotamia
- Course Co-ordinator: ARCLG270 Near Eastern Material Cultures II: Middle Bronze Age through the Iron Age
- Associate Editor: Social Science Computer Review, Iraq (editorial board)
- Agent-based modelling
- GIS and land use
- Complex adaptive systems
- Computational Social Science
- Mesopotamian history and archaeology
Research Directory Records
- Documentation of Iraqi Archaeological Sites
- Restructuring the social and social-ecological sciences in the 21st century
- Salinisation in Mesopotamia
- Shahrizor Research Project
- SHULGI: A Geospatial Tool for Modelling Human Movement and Interaction
- Social Perceptions, Water Use and Climate Change
Research Projects and Fieldwork
- 2011: Archaeological project conducted in Kurdistan, Iraq (near Sulaymaniyah). Work focuses on studying anthropogenic landscape change in the past using soil analysis, remote sensing, and archaeological survey. Work conducted with the University of Heidelberg.
- 2008-2010: Co-PI on archaeological documentation projected sponsored by the United States State Department with data collected focusing on ancient Mesopotamian sites in southern and northern Iraq. Work included training Iraqis on the use of archaeological survey methods and GPS. Project was conducted near Istanbul, Turkey and Amman, Jordan.
- 2006-2008: Co-PI on archaeological documentation projected sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities with data collected focusing on ancient Mesopotamian sites in southern and northern Iraq. Work included training Iraqis on the use of archaeological survey methods and GPS on archaeological sites in Jordan. Project work was conducted in Homs, Syria and Amman, Jordan.
- 2004-5: PI on archaeological data collection project for sites in northern Mesopotamia with data focused on surveys and excavations conducted in the 1980s and 1990s. Project included training Iraqis on the useof GPS and other survey techniques on sites in Jordan. Project conducted in and near Amman, Jordan.
- 2003: Archaeological site damage assessment survey in Iraq sponsored by National Geographic Society (see October 2003 issue of National Geographic). Conducted near Baghdad, Mosul, and Samarra, Iraq.
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