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Senior Lecturer, Martin (Szusz) Department of Land of Israel Studies and Archaeology, Bar Ilan University.

Post-Doctorate, Harvard University, Department of Anthropology, Stone Age Lab. of Prof. Ofer Bar-Yosef (2001-2004).

Ph.D. in Archaeobotany (Bar-Ilan University, Land of Israel Studies and Archaeology, 1996-2001)

M.Sc. in Bioarchaeology and Geoarchaeology (University College London, Institute of Archaeology, 1995-1996)

Research and teaching: (iArchaeobotany (Palaeoethnobotany): the study of past human activities via studies of the remains of plants in archaeological contexts - reconstructing of past humans' food and environments, past climate, agricultural practices, commerce and economic relationship, social stratification, habitat, food technology, etc. (iiPlant domestication and the origin and spread of agriculture: the "Founder crops" - the cereals, the pulses, oil and fiber plants - their wild progenitors, first domestication and spread from the core area outbound .   

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Bar-Ilan University

Jan 1996Jan 2002

Award Date: 1 Jan 2002

Master's Degree

Oct 1995Oct 1996

Award Date: 1 Oct 1996

Bachelor, Bar-Ilan University

Jan 1989Oct 1992

Award Date: 1 Oct 1992


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