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Karen B. Stern Gabbay


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 Greek and Roman worlds. She has conducted field research throughout the Mediterranean and has excavated in Petra (Jordan), Sepphoris (Israel), and ancient Pylos and the 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. She has been invited to speak at universities including Tel Aviv University, Boston University, Oxford University, Columbia University and Bard Graduate Center. Her recent book with Princeton University Press considers ancient graffiti and daily lives of Jewish populations in late antiquity; the Daily Beast, Atlas Obscura, NPR, Guardian, Ha'aretz, and Chinese CCTV have featured her work.

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