Gil Stein

Gil Stein
Professor of Archaeology
The Oriental Institute 237
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1988
Teaching at UChicago since 2002

Academic Bio

Gil Stein is an archaeologist who has excavated in Arizona, New Mexico, Syria, and Turkey. His work focuses on early civilizations and colonialism.  He served as director of the Oriental Institute from 2002 to 2017.

Selected Publications

Recent & Regularly Taught Courses

  • NEAA 20070/30070 The Archaeology of Afghanistan
  • NEAA 20035/30035 Zooarchaeology
Affiliated Departments and Centers: Oriental Institute
Subject Area: Near Eastern Art and Archaeology