Jerusalem Fieldwork Participants:
 
Richard Bautch(BA, Xavier College; doctoral candidate, Hebrew Bible/Theology, Univ of Notre Dame)  rbautch@bach.helios.nd.edu

Rich has been involved with the project since the summer 1997.  He and his wife Kelley Coblentz Bautch helped exhume remains, teach archaeological excavation techniques, translate texts from Greek, Hebrew, French, German and Latin, survey the literature for comparative skeletal collections, and co-author a paper on the material culture found with the human remains.  He also collected metric data on the calcanei and patella.  Rich recently published a paper on liturgy in Byzantine Jerusalem (abstract).  He has received funding from Notre Dame's Graduate School, Theology Department, and the ATS/Lilly Foundation for this work.

William Brennan(BA, Anthropology, University of Notre Dame, 1999;  currently attending Dental School) wbrennan7@hotmail.com

Bill began his work in the Fall 1998 "Human Osteology" studying the biomechanics of kneeling.  He continued in the Spring 1999 in "Directed Research" on a joint analysis of non-metric dental traits.  He traveled to Jerusalem in the Summer 1999 to further this research.  He received funding from Notre Dame's Undergraduate Research Opportunites Program.

John Cheadle(BA, Ancient Studies, University of Maryland, Baltimore, 1999;  currently an intern at the AFL-CIO) jchead1@gl.umbc.edu

John  volunteered as an intern in the Spring semester 1997 while studying abroad for a semester in the Ancient Studies program at Hebrew University in Jerusalem.  He helped collect a great deal of metric data, and began a project on non-metric dental traits.  He presented a summary of his findings at the American Association of Physical Anthropology meetings in Columbus, OH in April, 1998 (abstract).

Kelley Coblentz Bautch(BA, Religious Studies, Indiana University; MA, Theology, Harvard University; currently a doctoral candidate, New Testament/Theology, University of Notre Dame). kcoblentz@bach.helios.nd.edu

Kelley has worked on the project since the summer 1997.  She and her husband Rich helped exhume remains, teach archaeological excavation techniques, translate texts from Greek, Hebrew, French, German and Latin, survey the literature for comparative skeletal collections, and author a paper on the site's material culture. She also collected metric data on the talus.   Kelley has received funding from Notre Dame's Graduate School, Theology Department, the Catholic Biblical Association, and the ATS/Lilly Foundation.

Patrick Cronauer, OSB (Ph.D., Hebrew Bible/Linquistics, L'École Biblique et Archéologique Française, 1999;  currently teaching at St. Vincent's Seminary, Latrobe, PA).  cronauer@acade1.stvincent.edu

Patrick began working on the project in the summer 1996.  He was instrumental in helping build the laboratory facilities, as well as help with exhumations.  He was also an invaluable resource for those on the project, given his familiarity with the region.

Alison French(BA, Anthropology, James Madison University, 1996; Albright Fellow 1998-99; currently a graduate student in the Anthropology program at Indiana University, Bloomington, IN).     alisonf314@hotmail.com

Alison began volunteering for the project in the Spring 1998 while a Fellow at the Albright Institute for Archaeological Research in Jerusalem.  She helped age the collection using the innominate (auricular surface morphology).   She also helped collect metric data throughout the skeleton and volunteered during the 1998-99 academic year helping Rebeccah Sanders collect data on the subadult portion of the collection.

Jill Jones(Anthropology undergraduate, University of Connecticut)

Jill volunteered for the project in the Fall 1997 while studying abroad at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.  She helped collect metric data, and prepared of samples for a cortical bone maintenace study.

Eugene Kaboré, OCE  (Ph.D., Hebrew Bible, L'École Biblique et Archéologique Française, 1998;  currently teaching Latin in Madrid, Spain and founding a Carmelite community in Burkim Ifaso)    kabore@jet.es

Eugene helped periodically on the project during the summer 1996 with a variety of activities, including preparing samples for fluoride analysis.

Angela Kim (MA, Theology, University of Notre Dame, 1997; currently a graduate student in Hebrew Bible/Theology at the University of Notre Dame).  kim.47@nd.edu

Angela initially volunteered for the project in the Fall 1997 while on a Fulbright Fellowship in Jerusalem.  She collected data on the metric remains, catalogued the art and iconography photo archive, and helped amass a large collection of articles related to all areas of the biocultural project.  She was hired to build the project library upon her return to Notre Dame in the summer 1998, and worked with the material until the summer 1999). 

Brian Kvasnica(currently a Master's student in the Rothberg Program at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem). mskvas@mscc.huji.ac.il

Brian volunteered on the St. Stephen's project during the 1997-98 academic year.  He helped collect metric data on the skeletal collection, and helped locate numerous articles for the project library.

Justin Lev-Tov  (BA, University of Maryland; currently a doctoral candidate in Anthropology at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville).   jlevtov@yahoo.com

Justin analyzed the non-human skeletal remains found commingled with the human bones.  Click here to see Justin's zooarchaeological analysis of the animal bones.

Sarah Niebuhr(currently a doctoral candidate in Anthropology at Indiana University, Bloomington, IN)   sniebuhr@indiana.edu    Website: http://php.indiana.edu/~sniebuhr/anth.html

Sarah volunteered for the summer 1997 season.  She processed and sorted bones of the hands and feet, and collect data on vertebral pathology.  She presented the results on the vertebral analysis at the 1998 American Association of Physical Anthropology meetings in Salt Lake City (abstract), and recently submitted a paper for publication on these findings.

Colin O'Neil  (BA, Economics, University of Notre Dame, 1997; Sobel Levy Fellow, 1997-98; currently on active duty with the US Navy).   colino53@hotmail.com

Colin volunteered on the project during the 1997-98 academic year while studying on an Anna Sobel Levy fellowship with the University of Notre Dame ROTC program.  He helped amass the large metric database for the project, and collected all measurement related to cortical bone maintenance for bending strength and osteoporosis studies.

Jerremy Ramp  (BA, Anthropology, University of Notre Dame, 1999; currently working for Augusta Vicotoria Hospital and the Union of Palestinian Relief Commitees in Jerusalem).  rampy@hotmail.com

Jerremy began working for the project in the Fall 1998 "Human Osteology" course conducting research on the biomechanics of kneeling.  He continued with the project during the summer 1999 collecting data on non-metric postcranial traits, in Jerusalem.  He will continue with the project during the 1999-2000 academic year, while working in Jerusalem.

Jennifer Richtsmeier (BA, Anthropology, University of Notre Dame, 1997; MA, Anthropology, University of Colorado, 1998; plans to attend Vetrinary School in 2000)   jennifer.richtsmeier@colorado.edu

Jenny was the first student to work on the Byzantine St. Stephen's project.  She spent two summers helping exhume and process the remains.  She studied analyzed childhood health indicators for her "Directed Research" study, and received funding from Sigma Xi, and the 2 awards from the University of Notre Dame's Undergraduate Research Opportunites Program. 

Rebeccah Sanders  (BA, Anthropology, University of Notre Dame, 1997; Fulbright Fellow, 1997-98; currently a graduate student in Environmental Studies at the University of Georgia).

Rebeccah began working with the project in the Fall 1996 "Human Osteology" course with a study on dental defects.  She continued the work for "Directed Research", and subsequently traveled to Jerusalem for two summers.  She received funding from Notre Dame's Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program, and later a Fulbright Fellowship for 1998-99.

Anthony Schafer  (BA, Anthropology, University of Notre Dame, 1997; currently in Law School at the University of Illinois).

Tony began working on the project in a study of the biomechanics of kneeling for the Fall 1996 "Human Osteology" class.  He subsequently traveled to Jerusalem and helped exhume and process the remains, and prepare samples for chemical analysis.

Danielle Steen(BA, Classics, University of Colorado, Boulder; currently a Fellow at the Albright Institute for Archaeological Research, Jerusalem).  daniellesteen@hotmail.com

Danielle first volunteered on the project during the 1998-99 academic year while a Fellow at the Albright Institute.  She helped collect data as part of Rebeccah Sanders' childhood health project.

Jaime Ullinger (BA, Anthropology, University of Notre Dame, 1999;  currently a Bioarchaeology graduate student at Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ).  jaime.ullinger@asu.edu

Jaime began her work with the project by helping organize the library holdings and acquire new materials.  She continued in the Spring 1999 in a collaborative "Directed Research" project on pilgrimage, and then in the summer 1999 in Jerusalem.  She received funding from Notre Dame's Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program.

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