PhD 2011 Department of Anthropology, Stanford University 

MPhil 2005 Institute of Archaeology, University College London

MSc 1999 Department of Archaeology, University of Sheffield

BA 1996 Department of Anthropology, University of California at Berkeley


Employment History

2015-2016 Senior Research Fellow, Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations, Koc University, Istanbul

2015 Visiting Professor, School of Architecture, Sopot University of Applied Sciences

2012-1015 Lecturer of Archaeology, School of Social Science, University of Queensland

2011-2012 Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow, Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World, Brown University

2010-2011 Lecturer, Department of Anthropology, De Anza College, California

2010-2011 Lecturer, Continuing Studies Program, Stanford University

2010-2011 Lecturer, Education Program for Gifted Youth, Stanford University

2004-2010 Teaching Assistant, Department of Anthropology, Stanford University 


Courses Taught

Environmental Archaeology, Egyptian Archaeology, Cultural Anthropology, Introduction to Archaeology, Marriage of Archaeological Science and Social Theory, How Houses Build People,  Catalhoyuk and the Neolithic