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Karen B. Stern Gabbay

Associate Professor

Location: 1127b Boylan Hall
Phone: 718.951.5000 x1168
Fax: 718.951.4504

Karen Stern conducts research across disciplines of archaeology, history and religion and teaches courses on Mediterranean cultural history and material culture of Jews in the Greco-Roman world. She conducts field research in the Mediterranean and has excavated in Petra (Jordan), Sepphoris (Israel), the Palace of Nestor and Athenian Agora (Greece). Having taught at Dartmouth College, USC and Brown University, she served as a research fellow of the NEH, Albright Institute of Archaeological Research (Jerusalem), Getty Villa and Center for Jewish Studies at Harvard University. Nominated as a traveling lecturer by the American Institute of Archaeology she has been invited to speak at Tel Aviv University, Boston University, College of Charleston, Oxford University, Columbia University and Bard Grad Center. Her current book project considers ancient graffiti and daily lives of Jewish populations in late antiquity; NPR, the BBC, the Guardian, Ha'aretz, and Chinese CCTV have featured her work.

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