David Schloen

Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations

David Schloen is Associate Professor in the Oriental Institute and the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations. He specializes in the archaeology and socioeconomic history of ancient Syria and Palestine. He has been involved in archaeological excavations at sites in Israel and southeastern Turkey for more than twenty years. Drawing upon his initial training in computer science, he has a longstanding interest in developing improved methods of managing and analyzing research data, especially in archaeology and ancient textual studies.