Benjamin W. Porter

Benjamin W. Porter is assistant professor of Near Eastern archaeology in the University of California, Berkeley's Near Eastern Studies Department and a curator of Near Eastern archaeology at the Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology. He is a co-director of the Dhiban Excavation and Development Project and the Dilmun Bioarchaeology Project and the author of Complex Communities: The Archaeology of Early Iron Age West-Central Jordan (University of Arizona Press, 2013).