H. Arthur Bankoff
Professor and Department Chairperson
Anthropology and Archaeology
Location: 3307 James Hall
Professor and chairman of the Department of Anthropology and Archaeology, Arthur Bankoff has more than 35 years of archaeological laboratory and fieldwork experience. He has directed excavations and field schools in New York, Bulgaria, Israel, Cyprus and the former Yugoslavia. At the NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission since 1997, he oversees review and approval of sites, research designs and results of archaeological work in the city. As director of BC-ARC he has supervised the fieldwork and laboratory analyses of more than 20 local sites, most recently the excavations at the Lott House in Marine Park. He is the director of the college's Israel: Then and Now summer program, and the Jadar Project in Serbia. He has held two Fulbright Research Fellowships to Yugoslavia, and his projects have been funded by the NSF, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the National Geographic Society, IREX and the PSC-CUNY Faculty Research Awards Program.