Amy Karoll

Research & Intructional Technology Consultant
Phone: 310-825-4864 Office: 1041 Public Affairs

Amy Karoll is a PhD Candidate in the Near Eastern Languages and Cultures Department. She earned a BS from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse in archaeology and an MA from the University of Arkansas in anthropology. Although now specializing in social change in ancient Israel, she still has a love for all things archaeology and history. She has excavated across the globe, including throughout the United States, Bolivia, Syria, and Israel and hopes to keep adding to that list.

At which store would you like to max-out your credit card?
REI

What is the nerdiest thing you do in your spare time?
Crochet while watching the Great British Baking Show

What is your favorite food?
A fresh baked pumpernickel bagel with lox and cream cheese

Skills

  • ArcGIS
  • Adobe Suite
  • Photoscan
  • NextEngine
  • Zotero

Publications

  • Burke, Aaron Alexander, Martin Peilstöcker, Amy Beth Karoll, George A. Pierce, Nadia Ben-Marzouk, Felix Höflmayer, Jacob C. Damm, Andrew Danielson, Brian Damiata, and Michael W. Dee. (2017). “The Archaeology of Insurgency and Social Interaction: Excavations of the New Kingdom Egyptian Fortress in Jaffa, 2011-2014.” American Journal of Archaeology 121:85-133.
  • Karoll, Amy Beth. 2009. “A Comparative Study of the Swennes Woven Nettle Bag and Weaving Techniques.” UW-La Crosse Journal of Undergraduate Research XII (2009).

Presentations

  • Excavating New Kingdom Jaffa: The 2014 Season. (Primary) Presented with Aaron A. Burke and Martin Peilstöcker. 2015 Archaeological Institute of America Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA.
  • The Kaplan Excavation Publication Initiative, 2014. Poster presented with Jacob Damm, Andrew Danielson, Ann-Kathrin Jeske, Martina Haase, Krister Kowalski, Nadia Ben-Marzouk, Aaron Burke, and Martin Peilstöcker. 2015 Archaeological Institute of America Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA.
  • Excavating New Kingdom Jaffa: The 2014 Season. (Primary) Presented with Aaron A. Burke and Martin Peilstöcker. 2014 American Schools of Oriental Research Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA.
  • The Kaplan Excavation Publication Initiative, 2014. Poster presented with Jacob Damm, Andrew Danielson, Ann-Kathrin Jeske, Martina Haase, Krister Kowalski, Nadia Ben-Marzouk, Aaron Burke, and Martin Peilstöcker. 2014 American Schools of Oriental Research Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA.
  • Urbanism and Mobility: The Bronze Age in the Southern Levant. “People in Motion: Mobility, Migration, and Exchange.” 2014, Fourth Annual UCLA Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Conference. Los Angeles, CA.
  • The Kaplan Publication Initiative, 2012. Poster presented with Nadia Ben-Marzouk, Heidi Dodgen, Zach Margulies, Brittan Jackson, Krystal V.L. Pierce, George Pierce, Aaron Burke, and Martin Peilstöcker. 2012 American Schools of Oriental Research Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL.
  • The Early Bronze IV in the Northern Levant. 2012, The Cotsen Institute of Archaeology’s Wednesday Seminar Series. Los Angeles, CA.
  • The Early Bronze IV to Middle Bronze I Transition at Tell Qarqur. 2011 American Schools of Oriental Research Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA.
  • More Light on Jaffa: The Kaplan Publication Initiative, 2011. Poster presented with Aaron Burke, Martin Peilstöcker, George Pierce, Krystal Lords Pierce, Heidi Dodgen, Brett Kaufman, and Ed Maher. 2011 American Schools of Oriental Research Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA.
  • Reconsidering the End of the Early Bronze Age in Western Syria. 2011 Society for American Archaeology 76th Annual Meeting. Sacramento, CA.
  • A Comparative Study of the Swennes Woven Nettle Bag and Weaving Techniques. 2011, 23rd National Conference on Undergraduate Research. La Crosse, WI.