2011 US Fellows

John Bowlus, History, Georgetown University

Kirkuk-Ceyhan Oil Pipeline and Oil Transportation in the Middle East, 1957–1977”


Jean Evans, Archaeology, Bryn Mawr College

The Lives of Sumerian Sculpture”


Carrie Hritz, Archaeology, Penn State University

Cities in the Marsh: Settlement and Land Use in the Former Marshes of Southern Iraq”


Matt Saba, Art History, University of Chicago

The Dar al-Khilafa of Samarra: Architecture, Ornament and the Aesthetics of Wonder in Abbasid Iraq

(For additional information on this project, see “The Architectural Ornament of Samarra Revisited” by Matt Saba in the Fall 2012 TAARII Newsletter, Issue 07-02)


Brandon Wolfe-Hunnicutt, History, Stanford University

The End of the Concessionary Regime: Oil and American Power in Iraq, 1958–1972

These fellowships are funded by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs through a sub-grant from the Council of American Overseas Research Centers.