Cynthia Finlayson, Associate Professor

Department: Anthropology

Vita

Email: calderfin@aol.com

Office: 864 KMBL

Phone: 801-422-5628

Bio

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Research Interests

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Awards

  • Field Researh Grant to be Awarded Yearly from SLC Church Headquarters from LDS Church Headquarters, 2019
  • LDS Philanthropies Grant from Rex & Ruth Maughan from Rex and Ruth Maughan patron/donors, 2019
  • Reseach Grant from David M. Kennedy Center for International Research, 2019
  • Research Grant from Shallit Grant from the BYU Department of Anthropology, 2019
  • LDS Philanthropies Research Grant from Rex & Ruth Maughan from Rex & Ruth Maughan, 2018
  • Shallit/Rust Research Grant from Department of Anthropology, 2018
  • David M. Kennedy Center Research Grant from David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies, 2017
  • LDS Philanthropies Grant (Rex and Ruth Maughan) from LDS Philanthropies, 2017
  • Shallot-Rust Research Grant from Department of Anthropology BYU, 2016
  • Archaeological Institute National Speaker from Archaeological Institute of America, 2015
  • BYU Mentoring Grant from ORCA/BYU, 2013
  • Research & Mentoring Grant from LDS Philanthropies (Ruth & Rex Maughan), 2014
  • Research/Travel Grant from David M. Kennedy Center for International Research, 2014
  • Travel/Faculty Development Grant from Department of Anthropology, BYU, 2014
  • Travel/Research Shallot Award from Department of Anthropology BYU, 2014
  • Travel/Faculty Development Grant from Department of Anthropology BYU, 2013

Professional Affiliations

  • Ancient Near Eastern Studies-BYU

Recent Publications

  • Finlayson, C. (2018). New Numismatic Evidences from the Ad-Deir Monument and Plateau Project (AMPP): The First 69 Coins from Season 2014, Petra, Jordan. The Refereed Proceedings of the First Conference on the Archaeology & Tourism of the Maan Governorate, Jordan, 1, 125-160 (33 pp).
  • Finlayson, C. (forthcoming). 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, 30.
  • Finlayson, C. S. (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, 30.
  • Finlayson, C. S. (2016). The Ad-Deir Monument and Plateau Project: Season III-2015: American Journal of Archaeology. Boston: Archaeological Institute of America.
  • Finlayson, C. S. (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, II part 2, 28.
  • Finlayson, C. (2014). Book Review of "Roman Palmyra" for BASOR. Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research(372 (Nov. 2014)), 246-249.
  • Finlayson, C. (2013). A Comprehensive Plan for the Study, Conservation, and Restoration of Archaeological Sites on the Ad-Deir Plateau, Petra, Jordan. , 25.
  • Finlayson, C. (2013). Ad-Deir Monument & Plateau Project, Petra, Jordan 2013 Field Report. Jordanian Department of Antiquities Requirement, 12.
  • Finlayson, C. (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, 18.
  • Finlayson, C. (forthcoming). Revenge versus Retribution in Islam: Cultural Origins and Conflicting Paradigms. Revenge (need to get full title), 24.
  • Finlayson, C. (2012). New Discoveries at the Great Roman Theater at Apamea, Syria. Public Archaeology.
  • Finlayson, C. (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. Boston, Mass.: AJA.
  • Finlayson, C. (forthcoming). Forgiveness in Islam: The Paradox of Religious Revelation versus Cultural Consciousness. In Julie Connolly-Currently in final edits. (Ed.), Forgiveness: Boundaries and Paradoxes in Philosophy, Culture, and Psychology (pp. 28). Oxford: Interdisciplinary Press.
  • Finlayson, C. (2011). Syro-Amercan Expedition to Palmyra, Syria: Fourth Season Site Report. , 42.
  • Finlayson, C. S. (forthcoming). The Women of Palmyra: The Women of Palmyra. Madison, Wisconsin: University of Wisconsin Press.