Samuel D. Pfister

Samuel D. Pfister

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Anthropology M.A.

Year of Entry: Summer 2018

Advisors: Eric H. Cline, Joel Kuipers

Research Interests: history and archaeology of central and western Asia; ethnohistory; applied GIS; landscapes.


B.A. (Anthropology & History) 2018, The George Washington University


“Scenes from the Plains of Ǎkkǎ.” Paper presented at the George Washington University Department of History Research Symposium, The George Washington University, Washington, DC. May 4, 2018.

“Scenes from the Plains of Ǎkkǎ: The Politics of the MB Western Galilee.” At Research Days 2018, The George Washington University, Washington, DC. Apr. 10, 2018.

“Virtually Explore Jesus’ Tomb at the National Geographic Museum.” Review of Tomb of Christ: Church of the Holy Sepulchre Experience, by National Geographic. Bible History Daily. Jan. 8, 2018.


2018 Jane B. Hart Award for Distinguished Undergraduate Thesis, GW Department of Anthropology