Joy McCorriston

Director, Middle East Studies Center, Ohio State University

Joy McCorriston is an anthropological archaeologist who has conducted multi-disciplinary research in Southern Arabia since 1996. She earned a PhD from Yale University in 1992, then a Smithsonian Postdoctoral Fellowship to study early food production. Her multi-national team identified Neolithic pastoral specialization and social practices, which she published in Pilgrimage and Household in the Ancient Near East and (with Michael Harrower) Landscape History of Hadramawt. She authored numerous articles and a textbook, World Prehistory and the Anthropocene. She teaches at The Ohio State University, where she is director of the Middle East Studies Center.


Persistent Pastoralism: Monuments and Settlements in the Archaeology of Dhofar

Joy McCorriston

A summary of archaeological work along the Dhofar plateau and its backslope into the Nejd of Southern Oman, this book documents survey and excavation of small-scale stone monuments and pastoral settlements. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | eBook: £16.00