Researcher Profile

Emeritus Professor David Kennedy

David Kennedy
David Kennedy

Phone: +61 8 6488 2150

Research Expertise:
  • Aerial archaeology
  • Roman army and frontiers
  • Roman history and archaeology
  • Roman Near East
  • Remote sensing (Google Earth)
  • Archaeology of the Middle East

Teaching

David has successfully supervised or jointly supervised a number of post-graduate students at the University of Western Australia, including (with year of graduation):

2010 PhD. Dr Lynch. Supervised by: Prof Kennedy, Prof Melville-Jones

2009 PhD. Dr Ottley. Supervised by: Prof Kennedy, Bosworth

2008 Masters. Mr Wright. Supervised by: Prof Kennedy, Prof Melville-Jones

2004 PhD. Dr Arends. Supervised by: Prof Kennedy

2004 PhD. Dr Drum. Supervised by: Prof Kennedy, E/Prof Bosworth

2002 Masters. Mr Gibb. Supervised by: Prof Kennedy, Prof Melville-Jones

1999 Masters. Ms Gabrieli. Supervised by: Prof Kennedy

1998 Masters. Ms Crowe. Supervised by: Prof Kennedy

1996 Masters. Mr Ross. Supervised by: Prof Kennedy

Qualifications

BA Manc., DPhil Oxf., FSA, FAHA

Current Projects

Since 1997 David has conducted annual aerial reconnaissance over Jordan as part of the Aerial Archaeology in Jordan project (www.flickr.com/photos/apaame). His other projects have included the Jarash Hinterland Survey with Fiona Baker (2005-2011), a rescue project at the Classical city of Zeugma on the Euphrates (1993-2001) and currently the Aerial Photographic Archive for Archaeology in the Middle East (www.apaame.org).

Previous Positions

Associate Professor, Boston University 1989 - 1990
Lecturer, University of Sheffield 1976 - 1989

New and Noteworthy

Over 15000 photographs from the latest flying season of the Aerial Archaeology in Jordan (AAJ) Project are now online at www.flickr.com/photos/apaame !

Memberships

Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries, London
Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities

Funding Received

Winthrop Professor David Kennedy 2011, 'Aerial Archaeology in Jordan', Packard Humanities Institute.

Winthrop Professor David Kennedy 2010, 'Aerial Archaeology in Jordan - 2010', Packard Humanities Institute.

Winthrop Professor David Kennedy 2009, 'Aerial Archaeology in Jordan (2009)', Packard Humanities Institute.

Winthrop Professor David Kennedy 2008, 'Aerial Archaeology in Jordan', Packard Humanities Institute.

Winthrop Professor David Kennedy 2004, 'Jarash Town Survey, Jordan.', UWA Research Grants Scheme.

Biography

Prof. Kennedy is an archaeologist specialising in the Roman Near East. His particular areas of interest are Aerial Archaeology, ancient landscape studies and the Roman military.

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