55:Anthropologist of the Fortnight

4 02 2009

by Chrystal Kinsella

Dr. Cruz-Uribe, also known as the “Egypt guy,” has worked at Northern Arizona University for the past 15 years as Professor of History and Dean in the department of Social and Behavioral Sciences. He received his B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. at the University of Chicago. As an Egyptologist he has studied the languages, history, and religion of Egypt. Dr. Cruz-Uribe is also an expert on Tutankhamun. He recently won a Fulbright scholarship (for 2006-07) and used it to continue his research on Egyptian graffiti while teaching ancient history at the South Valley University of Egypt.




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