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Jennifer Webb FSA FAHA AM

Australia

Dr Jennifer (Jenny) M. Webb was Senior Moderator and Chair of the Program Review Committee of The Cranlana Programme, an executive leadership seminar based in Melbourne, Australia, from 1997 to 2008, and a Member of the Board of Management of The Cranlana Programme Foundation (2001–2002, ex-officio from 2003–2008). She is currently Adjunct Professor in the Department of Archaeology and History, La Trobe University, Australia and Senior Research Fellow, Department of History and Archaeology, University of Cyprus. She is an internationally recognised expert on the archaeology of Cyprus, an area of research she has been involved in for 40 years. She has directed and published Australian excavations in Cyprus as well as collections of Cypriot antiquities in Australia and the United Kingdom. Her list of publications include 23 books and over 100 book chapters and journal articles.

Jenny is also Editor-in-Chief of Studies in Mediterranean Archaeology, a major publisher of volumes on Mediterranean archaeology with a special focus on Cyprus, and plays an important role in promoting the work of younger scholars. She is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities and a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London. In 2003 she received an Australian Prime Minister’s Centenary Award for services to Australian society and the humanities in the areas of archaeology and prehistory and in 2017 she was made a Member of the Order of Australia (AM), for ‘significant service to education, particularly to archaeology, as an academic, researcher and author, and to the community’. She is a director of the publishing company Astrom Editions, a member of the Advisory Committee of the A.D. Trendall Research Centre for Ancient Mediterranean Studies and a member of the Board of the Archaeological Research Unit, University of Cyprus.

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