American Univesity of Beirut

Martha S. Joukowsky

A trustee emerita since 2010, trustee since 1987, and an AUB graduate (MA archaeology ’72), Joukowsky is a trustee emerita of Brown University and a professor emerita in the Department of Anthropology’s Center for Old World Archaeology and Art, and the Joukowsky Institute of Archaeology and the Ancient World. She is a veteran of more than 42 years of archaeological fieldwork in Lebanon, Turkey, Greece, Italy, Hong Kong, and currently at the Petra Great Temple, Jordan, which she rediscovered in 1993. Joukowsky was president of the Archaeological Institute of America and vice-president of the American Schools of Oriental Research. The recipient of several honorary degrees and awards, she has been recognized by the World Monuments Fund and the National Science Foundation, and she has received Brown University’s President’s and Rosenberger Medals and the King Hussein Gold Medal from the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. Joukowsky has published over 250 articles and 10 books. She is a graduate of New York University (BA ’59; MA ’60) and of Paris-Sorbonne University (PhD ’82).

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