Ph.D. Dissertations

June 1980

Mitchel, Larry A.  (Adviser:  Lawrence T. Geraty)

THE HELLENISTIC AND ROMAN PERIODS AT TELL HESBAN, JORDAN

Published as Hesban 7.  Hellenistic and Roman Strata.  Berrien Springs:  Andrews University, 1992.

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August 1982

Willis, Lloyd A.  (Adviser:  Lawrence T. Geraty)

USAGE OF ARCHAEOLOGICAL DATA IN NORTH AMERICAN SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST LITERATURE, 1937-1980

Published as Archaeology in Adventist Literature 1937-1980.  Andrews University Seminary Doctoral Dissertation Series 7.  Berrien Springs:  Andrews University, 1982.

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June 1983

Storfjell, J. Bjørnar  (Adviser:  Lawrence T. Geraty)

THE STRATIGRAPHY OF TELL HESBAN, JORDAN IN THE BYZANTINE PERIOD

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August 1989

Livingston, David P.  (Adviser:  J. Bjornar Størfjell)

KHIRBET NISYA 1979-1986:  A REPORT ON SIX SEASONS OF EXCAVATION

Published as Khirbet Nisya:  The Search for Biblical Ai 1979-2002.  Excavation of the site with Related Studies in Biblical Archaeology.  Manheim:  Associates for Biblical Research, 2003.

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February 1995

Merling, David   (Adviser:  William H. Shea)

THE BOOK OF JOSHUA: ITS THEME AND USE IN DISCUSSIONS OF THE ISRAELITE CONQUEST AND SETTLEMENT AND THE RELATIONSHIP OF ARCHAEOLOGY AND THE BIBLE

Published as The Book of Joshua:  Its Theme and Role in Archaeological Discussions.  Andrews University Seminary Doctoral Dissertation Series 23.  Berrien Springs:  Andrews University, 1997.

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May 1996

Gregor, Paul Ž.  (Adviser:  Randall W. Younker)

SOCIOPOLITICAL STRUCTURE OF TRANSJORDANIAN SOCIETIES DURING THE LATE BRONZE AND IRON I AGES (ca. 1500-1000 B.C.)

Published?

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November 2000

Ray, Paul J.  (Adviser:  Randall W. Younker)

TELL HESBAN AND VICINITY IN THE IRON AGE

Published as Hesban 6.  Tell Hesban and Vicinity in the Iron Age.  Berrien Springs:  Andrews University, 2001.

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July 2002

Ziese, Mark S.  (Adviser:  Randall W. Younker)

THE EARLY BRONZE AGE CERAMIC ASSEMBLAGE FROM TELL TA‘ANNEK, PALESTINE

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December 2007

Hawkins, Ralph K.  (Adviser:  Randall W. Younker)

THE IRON AGE I STRUCTURE ON MOUNT EBAL:  EXCAVATION AND INTERPRETATION

Published as The Iron Age I Structure on Mt. Ebal:  Excavation and Interpretation.  Bulletin for Biblical Research Supplement 6.  Winona Lake:  Eisenbrauns, 2012.

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July 2008

Velázquez, Efraín II  (Adviser:  Randall W. Younker)

AN ARCHAEOLOGICAL READING OF MALACHI

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December 2008

Mazani, Patrick  (Adviser:  Randall W. Younker)

THE BOOK OF DANIEL IN LIGHT OF THE ANCIENT NEAR EASTERN LITERARY AND MATERIAL FINDS:  AN ARCHAEOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE

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September 2011

Castang, Lazarus  (Adviser:  Randall W. Younker)

A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF THE ORIGIN AND DIVINE CAUSATION OF DEATH IN ANCIENT NEAR EASTERN LITERATURE AND IN THE OLD TESTAMENT

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December 2011

Udd, Kris J.  (Adviser:  Randall W. Younker)

BAB EDH-DHRA’, NUMEIRA, AND THE BIBLICAL PATRIARCHS:  A CHRONOLOGICAL STUDY

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April 2012

Drey, Philip R.  (Adviser:  Randall W. Younker)

THE PERSIAN PERIOD POTTERY OF TALL AL-‘UMAYRI

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May 2015

Chadwick, Christie G.  (Adviser:  Paul J. Ray)

ARCHAEOLOGY AND THE REALITY OF ANCIENT ISRAEL CONVERGENCES BETWEEN BIBLICAL AND EXTRA-BIBLCIAL SOURCES FOR THE MONARCHIC PERIOD

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October 2016

Hudon, Jeffrey P.  (Adviser:  Randall W. Younker)

THE EXPANSION OF JUDAH UNDER UZZIAH INTO PHILISTIA:  THE HISTORICAL CREDIBILITY OF 2 CHRONICLES 26:6-7A IN LIGHT OF ARCHAEOLOGICAL EVIDENCE

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March 2019

Elkins, Stefanie P.  (Adviser:  Randall W. Younker)

CERAMIC ARCHITECTURAL MODELS FROM THE MADABA PLAINS REGION:  A SELECTED ART HISTORICAL ANALYSIS

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April 2019

Baker, Leslie S.  (Adviser:  Randall W. Younker)

ARCHAEOLOGICAL BACKGROUNDS OF THE SANCTUARY:  A SEARCH FOR EGYPTIAN CULTURAL INFLUENCE IN THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE HEBREW TENT-SANCTUARY

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April 2019

Laughlin, Vivian A.  (Adviser:  Paul Ž. Gregor)

THE APPROPRIATION OF THE HELLENISTIC-EGYPTIAN CULT OF SERAPIS:  A MULTI-DISCIPLINARY STUDY FOCUSING ON AUGUSTUS, NERO, HADRIAN, THEIR COINAGE, AND VILLAS

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May 2019

Chesnut, Owen D.  (Adviser:  Randall W. Younker)

A REASSESSMENT OF THE EXCAVATIONS OF TALL SAFUT

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November 2019

Wakeman, Ronald H. (Adviser:  Randall W. Younker)

A STRATIGRAPHIC ANALYSIS OF THE MIDDLE BRONZE AGE FROM THE TELL TAANACH EXCAVATIONS IN 1963, 1966, AND 1968