Eric H. Cline
Dr. Eric H. Cline is Chair of the Department of Classical and Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at The George Washington University. A former Fulbright scholar, Dr. Cline holds degrees in Classical Archaeology (BA, Dartmouth), Near Eastern Archaeology (MA, Yale), and Ancient History (Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania). His field experience extends for over 25 years in Israel, Egypt, Jordan, Cyprus, Greece, Crete, and the United States. He is Associate Director (USA) at the site of Megiddo (biblical Armageddon) in Israel. Dr. Cline is a prolific author and three-time winner of the Biblical Archaeology Society’s Award for “Best Popular Book on Archaeology”. He is perhaps best known for The Battles of Armageddon: Megiddo and the Jezreel Valley from the Bronze Age to the Nuclear Age (2000); Jerusalem Besieged: From Ancient Canaan to Modern Israel (2004); From Eden to Exile: Unraveling Mysteries of the Bible (2007); and Biblical Archaeology: A Very Short Introduction (2009).