Coogan, Michael D(avid)

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COOGAN, Michael D(avid)

COOGAN, Michael D(avid). American, b. 1942. Genres: Archaeology/Antiquities, Theology/Religion. Career: Educator and author. Fordham University, adjunct summer instructor, 1966, 1969; Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, adjunct assistant professor, 1972-74; St. Jerome's College, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, assistant professor, 1971-74; W. F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research, Jerusalem, Israel, professor of archaeology, 1975-76; Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, visiting lecturer, 1976-77, assistant professor, 1977-80, associate professor, 1980-85, visiting professor, 1989-90, 1994-95, 1997-98, director of publications, Harvard Semitic Museum, 1998-; Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA, visiting professor, 1986-89; Stonehill College, Easton, MA, associate professor, 1985-88, professor, 1988-. Archaeological expeditions include Tell Gezer, Israel, volunteer, 1968; Tell el-Hesi, Israel, area supervisor, 1970-71, field supervisor, 1973-75; Idalion, Cyprus, field supervisor, 1974; Wadi Tumilat Project, Egypt, associate director, 1977; and Southeast Dead Sea Plain, Jordan, field director, 1979-83. Publications: West Semitic Personal Names in the Murasu Documents, 1976; Stories from Ancient Canaan, 1978. EDITOR: (with B.M. Metzger, and contrib.) The Oxford Companion to the Bible, 1993; (with J.C. Exum and L.E. Stager) Scripture and Other Artifacts: Essays on the Bible and Archaeology in Honor of Philip J. King, 1994; (and contrib.) The Oxford History of the Biblical World, 1998; (and author of intro) The Illustrated Guide to World Religions, 1998; (with L.E. Stager and J.A. Greene) The Archaeology of Jordan and Beyond: Essays in Honor of James A. Sauer, 2000; (with M.Z. Brettler and C.A. Newsom) The New Oxford Annotated Bible with the Apocrypha, 3rd ed, 2001; (with B.M. Metzger) Oxford Guide to Ideas and Issues of the Bible, 2001; (with B.M. Metzger) The Oxford Guide to People and Places of the Bible, 2001. Contributor to books and journals. Address: 15 Whittemore St, Concord, MA 01742, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]