David Brian STRONACH

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1931-06-10
Education Gordonstoun, St John's Coll Cambridge (MA)
Publications N/A
Recreations tribal carpets, represented Univ of Cambridge in athletics 1953
Clubs Hawks' (Cambridge), Explorers (NY)
Style Prof David Stronach, OBE, FSA
Career Nat Serv Lt 1 Bn Duke of Wellington's Regt 1950-51; Br Acad archaeological attaché in Iran 1960-61, dir Br Inst of Persian Studies 1961-80, prof of Near Eastern archaeology Univ of Calif Berkeley 1981-2004 (emeritus prof 2004-), curator of Near Eastern archaeology Hearst Museum of Anthropology Univ of Calif Berkeley 1983-2004; fell: Br Sch of Archaeology in Iraq 1957-59, Br Inst of Archaeology at Ankara 1958-59; lectureships incl: Hagop Kevorkian visiting lectr in Iranian art and archaeology Univ of Pennsylvania 1967, Rhind lectr Univ of Edinburgh 1973, Charles Eliot Norton lectr American Inst of Archaeology 1980, visiting prof of archaeology and Iranian studies Univ of Arizona 1980-81, Columbia lectr in Iranian studies Columbia Univ 1986, Charles K Wilkinson lectr Metropolitan Museum of Art NY 1990, Victor M Leventritt lectr in art history Harvard Univ 1991, visiting prof Collège de France 1999; dir of excavations at: Ras al 'Amiya Iraq 1960, Yarim Tepe Iran 1960-62, Pasargadae Iran 1961-63, Tepe Nush-i Jan Iran 1967-78, Shahr-i Qumis/Hecatompylos Iran 1967-78, Nineveh Iraq 1987-90, Erebuni Armenia 2007-10; advsy ed: The Jl of Mithraic Studies 1976-79, Iran 1981-96, Iranica Antiqua 1985-, Bulletin of the Asia Institute 1987-, American Journal of Archaeology 1989-96, Ancient West and East 2002-; Ghirshman Prize of Acad des Inscriptions et Belles Lettres Paris 1979, Sir Percy Sykes Medal Royal Soc for Asian Affrs 1980, Gold Medal of the Archaeological Inst of America for Distinguished Archaeological Achievement 2004, Northern California Phi Beta Kappa Excellence in Teaching Award 2006; corr memb German Archaeological Inst 1966-73; first hon vice-pres Br Inst of Persian Studies 1981-; assoc memb Royal Belgian Acad 1988; fell: German Archaeological Inst 1973, Explorers Club NY 1980; FSA 1963
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