Log In

Ernst Axel Knauf Edit Profile

archaeologist , educator

Ernst Axel Knauf, German archaeologist, educator. Heisenberg scholar, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, 1987-1992. Member of Deutscher Verein zur Erforschung Palästinas, Deutsche Morgenländische Gesellschaft, American Schools Oriental Research, Israel Exploration Society, Schweizer Gesellschaft für Orientalische Altertumskunde, Figurina Helvetica (editor 2000), Verein für das Zinnfigurenmuseum Zürich (life).

Background

Knauf, Ernst Axel was born on August 6, 1953 in Düsseldorf, Germany. Son of Helmuth Knauf.

Education

Degree in theology, University Tübingen, Germany, 1980. Doctor of Theology, University Kiel, Germany, 1982.

Career

Assistant instructor University Tübingen, 1978—1980, University Kiel, 1980—1982. Assistant director German Protestant Institute for Archaeology of the Holy Land, Amman, Jordan, 1982—1985. Assistant professor Yarmouk University, Irbid, Jordan, 1985—1987.

Lecturer, reader University Heidelberg, Germany, 1987—1993. Adjunct professor University Geneva, 1993—1996. Professor University Bern, Switzerland, since 1997.

Visiting lecturer University Fribourg, Switzerland, 1992. Visiting professor University Jena, Germany, 1999—2000. Senior field archaeologist The Megiddo Expedition, Tel Aviv, since 1999.

Fellow Institute for Advanced Studies Hebrew University, Jerusalem, 2002—2003.

Membership

Member of Deutscher Verein zur Erforschung Palästinas, Deutsche Morgenländische Gesellschaft, American Schools Oriental Research, Israel Exploration Society, Schweizer Gesellschaft für Orientalische Altertumskunde, Figurina Helvetica (editor 2000), Verein für das Zinnfigurenmuseum Zürich (life).

Connections

Life partner Michele L. Burns. Children: Eva Friderike, Andrea Maryam.

father:
Helmuth Knauf Knauf

children:
Eva Friderike Knauf

Andrea Maryam Knauf