Adams, Matthew D., Ph.D
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Matthew D. Adams, Ph.D
Senior Research Scholar, Institute of Fine Arts, NYU
Elected: 1981 (Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations)
Matthew graduated from Penn with a dual Ph.D. in Egyptology and Anthropology in 2005. His dissertation was entitled "Community and Society in Egypt in the First Intermediate Period: An Archaeological Investigation of the Abydos Settlement Site." He is currently a Senior Research Scholar at New York University's Institute of Fine Arts. Also, he is Associate Director and Field Director of the Institute's field research program at Abydos. In 2013–2014 Matt is serving on the board of the American Research Center in Egypt.