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archaeology educator

Shelley A.Z. Wachsmann, Canadian Archaeology educator. Decorated Yom Kippur War ribbon, Lebanese War ribbon.

Background

Wachsmann, Shelley A.Z. was born on November 9, 1950 in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. Son of Haskel Armin and Freidel (Zeisler) Wachsmann. came to the United States, 1990.

Education

Bachelor, Hebrew U., 1974; Master of Arts, Hebrew U., 1984; Doctor of Philosophy, Hebrew U., 1990.

Career

Inspector underwater antiquities, Israel Antiquities Authority, 1976-1989; Meadows visiting assistant professor Biblical Archaeology, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical U., College Station, 1990-1993; Meadows assistant professor Biblical Archaeology, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical U., College Station, since 1993. Advisor Time-Life, Inc., 1987. Lecturer numerous institutions including Anglo-Israel Archaeol.

Society, London, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, Bible Lands Museum, Jerusalem, Biblical Arts Center, Dallas, Cambridge (England) University, Carnegie Museum, Pittsburgh, City Museum, London, Cobb Institute Archaeology, Mississippi State University, Council for the Advancement of Science Writing, New Horizons in Science Briefing, Chicago, Drew U., Harvard University Semitic Museum, Institute Archaeology, Oxford, London U., Manchester Nautical Museum, Princeton University, St. Andrews U., Scotland. Participant numerous conferences.

Membership

Served with Israeli Military, 1969-1970, to sergeant major Reserve, 1973-1990. Fellow National Explorers Club. Member American Schools Oriental Research, Archaeol.

International American, Biblical Archaeology Society, Society for Nautical Research, Nautical Archaeology Society, Israel Exploration Society, Institute Nautical Archaeology, Hellenic Institute Marine Archaeology (correspondent).

Connections

Married Pearl Atzmona, February 26, 1974 (divorced).

father:
Haskel Armin Wachsmann

mother:
Freidel (Zeisler) Wachsmann

spouse:
Pearl Atzmona