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Professor Lynn Meskell received an honorary degree from The American Univerisity of Rome 

Professor Krish Seetah partnered with the Stanford Libraries to develop an interactive, digital repository of 3D osteological objects

Students brewed an ancient beer during class with Stanford archaeologist Li Liu, who discovered evidence of earliest beer-making in China as part of her recent research.

Archaeologists reveal Stanford's history with 'Before Stanford' exhibit

Professor Justin Leidwanger was awarded a major Collaborative Research Grant through the National Endowment for the Humanties for his excavation and analysis at the underwater shipwreck site of Marzamemi, Italy

Stanford University Archaeology Collections "Before Stanford" Exhibit featured in the Stanford Daily!

Stanford undergraduate student, Bright Zhou's exhibit reveals a legacy of engagement and stewardship

Archaeology at Stanford ranked 7th in the world and 1st for citations on QS World University Rankings

Professor Krish Seetah aired on CNN, "Tracing the Roots of Hindus in Africa"

Stanford Conference held in Venice, Italy: "The Role of Archaeology & Heritage in Safeguarding the Venetian Lagoon"

Stanford Archaeology Center Exhibit, "From 'Curios' to Ambassadors: Changing roles of the Daggett Collection from Tribes of the lower Klamath River" hits the Stanford Report

Professor Justin Leidwanger was awarded a 2015 Stanford Hellman Faculty Fellowship

Professor Lynn Meskell is part of a 2014-17 Australian Research Council Discovery grant for World Heritage in Asia.

Professor Ian Hodder was awarded a 2015-17 John Templeton Foundation grant for his project, "Conciousness and Creativity at the Dawn of Settled Life: The Test Case of Çatalhöyük"

Placement and Prizes

Lorraine Weekes (PhD candidate) received a 2017-18 Mellon-CES Dissertation Completion Fellowship for her work in Estonia

Ian Hodder wins the 2016 Fyssen Foundation International Scientific Prize for his lifetime work in Archaeology 

Sam Holley-Kline (PhD candidate) received a 2016-17 Fulbright-Hays DDRA award to pursue a year of fieldwork in Mexico

Sabrina Papazian (PhD candidate) received a 2016-17 Boren Fellowship to pursue a year of fieldwork in Armenia

Dana Phelps (PhD candidate) received a 2016-17 Title VIII Research Scholar Program award and a Fulbright to pursue a year of fieldwork in Albania

Lindsay Der (PhD candidate) received a 2015-16 Geballe Dissertation Prize Fellowship from the Stanford Humanities Center

Tim Wilcox (PhD candidate) was awarded a 2015-16 DARE fellowship

Sabrina Papazian (PhD candidate) received a 2015-16 Calouste Gulbenkian Armenian Studies Scholarship

Annalisa Bolin (PhD candidate) received a 2015-16 Fulbright Award to pursue a year of fieldwork in Rwanda

Megan Daniels received a 2015-16 ACLS/Mellon Foundation Dissertation Completion Fellowship