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Cynthia Finlayson, Associate Professor

Department: Anthropology

Vita

Bio


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Education

  • PH.D., University of Iowa, 1998
  • MA, George Washington University, Washington, D.C., 1984
  • BA, George Washington University, 1974

Research Interests

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Awards

  • David M. Kennedy Center Research Grant, David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies, 2017
  • LDS Philanthropies Grant (Rex and Ruth Maughan), LDS Philanthropies , 2017
  • Shallot-Rust Research Grant, Department of Anthropology BYU, 2016
  • Archaeological Institute National Speaker, Archaeological Institute of America, 2016
  • BYU Mentoring Grant, ORCA/BYU, 2016
  • Research & Mentoring Grant, LDS Philanthropies (Ruth & Rex Maughan), 2015
  • Research/Travel Grant, David M. Kennedy Center for International Research, 2014
  • Travel/Faculty Development Grant, Department of Anthropology, BYU, 2014
  • Travel/Research Shallot Award, Department of Anthropology BYU, 2014
  • Travel/Faculty Development Grant, Department of Anthropology BYU, 2013

Professional Affiliations

  • Ancient Near Eastern Studies-BYU

Publication Info

  • Cynthia S. Finlayson (2017). New Symposia Tesserae from Palmyra: The Syro-American Expeditions in the Bel Temple to Efqa Spring Corridor, 2008-2011. Annual of the Archaeological Institute of the University of Warsaw.
  • Cynthia S. Finlayson (2016). The Ad-Deir Monument and Plateau Project: Season III-2015. American Journal of Archaeology.
  • Cynthia S. Finlayson (2016). The Obelisk, the Crow-Step, and the Elephant in Nabataean Contexts: The Influences of Eastern Mediterranean Globalization and the Adoption of Cross-Cultural Bridge Symbols at Petra, Jordan. Studies on the Nabataean Culture II.
  • Cynthia S Finlayson (2014). Book Review of "Roman Palmyra" for BASOR. Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research.
  • Cynthia S Finlayson (2013). A Comprehensive Plan for the Study, Conservation, and Restoration of Archaeological Sites on the Ad-Deir Plateau, Petra, Jordan.
  • Cynthia S Finlayson (2013). Ad-Deir Monument & Plateau Project, Petra, Jordan 2013 Field Report. Jordanian Department of Antiquities Requirement.
  • Cynthia S Finlayson (2012). The Sibylline Oracles and Queen Zenobia of Palmyra: A Case Study for ‘Apocalypse’ as a Venue to Political Power and Resistance in the Late Roman Empire. Revenge.
  • Cynthia S Finlayson (2012). New Discoveries at the Great Roman Theater at Apamea, Syria. Public Archaeology.
  • Cynthia S Finlayson (2012). New Excavations and a Re-examination of the Great Roman Theater at Apamea, Syria, Seasons I-III (2008-2010). The American Journal of Archaeology.
  • Cynthia S Finlayson (2011). Syro-Amercan Expedition to Palmyra, Syria: Fourth Season Site Report.