Faculty and Staff


James P. Allen

Wilbour Professor of Egyptology
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Matthew Rutz

Associate Professor of Egyptology & Assyriology,  
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Laurel Bestock

Associate Professor of Archaeology and Egyptology & Assyriology,
Undergraduate Advisor
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Felipe Rojas Silva

Assistant Professor of Archaeology and Egyptology & Assyriology
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Leo Depuydt

Professor of Egyptology & Assyriology
Director of Graduate Studies
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John Steele

Professor of Egyptology &
Department Chair 
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Visiting Faculty

Shiyanthi Thavapalan
Postdoctoral Research Associate 
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Emeritus Faculty

Leonard H. Lesko

Charles Edwin Wilbour Professor Emeritus of Egyptology,
Professor Emeritus of Egyptology
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A. Catherine Hanni

Academic Department Manager
(401) 863-3132
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