Nadine Moeller

Nadine Moeller is Professor of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations. Her research focuses on settlement archaeology and urbanism in ancient Egypt, household archaeology and climate change in antiquity. She is author of The Archaeology of Urbanism in Ancient Egypt: The settlements from the Predynastic Period to the end of the Middle Kingdom, and co-editor of the Oxford History of the Ancient Near East as well as The Hyksos Ruler Khyan and the Early Second Intermediate Period in Egypt: Problems and Priorities of Current Research. She has been directing the ongoing excavations at Tell Edfu in southern Egypt together with Gregory Marouard since 2010, and she has also participated in numerous excavations and fieldwork projects at other sites in Egypt such as Abu Rawash, Memphis, Dendara, Theban West Bank, Valley of the Kings, and Elephantine. Her previous appointment was at the Oriental Institute and Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at the University of Chicago. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge and held the Lady Wallis Budge Junior Research Fellowship at University College, Oxford. In 2018 she was the recipient of the Llewellyn John and Harriet Manchester Quantrell Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.