Dr. Eric H.  Cline

Dr. Eric H. Cline

Dr. Eric H. Cline is Professor of Classics and Anthropology, a former Department Chair, and the current Director of the Capitol Archaeological Institute at George Washington University. A Fulbright scholar, National Geographic Explorer, and NEH Public Scholar, Dr. Cline holds degrees from Dartmouth, Yale, and the University of Pennsylvania. He is the former co-director at Megiddo and the current co-director at Tel Kabri and has over 30 seasons of field experience. He has won many awards for teaching from George Washington and the AIA and been thrice nominated for CASE US Professor of the Year. He is a best-selling author of 16 books, published by prestigious presses and translated into 15 languages. His book, 1177: The Year Civilization Collapsed, was considered for a Pulitzer prize. In addition, he has authored nearly 100 academic articles and presented more than 300 scholarly and public lectures. He has also appeared in more than 20 television programs and documentaries.