BA, Dartmouth College; MS University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; PhD University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Cobb teaches courses on archaeological methods and theories and the archaeology of the ancient world, including experiential learning classes abroad. He has conducted archaeological fieldwork in Laos, Armenia, and Turkey, and is currently the director of the Ararat Plain Southeast Archaeological Project (APSAP) in collaboration with the Armenian Institute for Archaeology and Ethnography. His research focuses on the Late Bronze and Iron Ages (ca 1600-100 BCE) of the Eastern Mediterranean and ancient Southwest Asia (aka the Ancient Near East). Dr. Cobb is a specialist in the analysis of ancient ceramics and in digital humanities (DH). He holds a joint appointment with the Human Communication, Development, and Information Sciences academic unit of the Faculty of Education.
Dr. Cobb offers an experiential learning class that is an archaeological fieldschool in Armenia to all HKU students each summer, please visit this HKU EL class website for further details.