U.S. Fulbright Scholar Conducts Research in Upper Egypt
A historian from the United States has begun research in Upper Egypt. She is Dr. Darlene Brooks-Hedstrom, an associate professor of history at Wittenberg University. Dr. Brooks-Hedstrom was educated at the Wheaton College (B.A. 1990, M.A. 1994), and received her Ph.D. from Miami University in 2001. A specialist in monastic studies, Dr. Brooks-Hedstrom has conducted field research in Sohag (White Monastery) and has returned to Egypt as a U.S. Fulbright Scholar. During this most recent visit she will conduct research on: “Constructing the Archaeology of Monastic Space in Egypt” while affiliated with the Supreme Council of Antiquities. Dr. Brooks-Hedstrom is accompanied by her husband Mr. Mark Hebert and their son Silas. A warm welcome to her and to her family.