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Kent Bramlett
Kent Bramlett, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Archaeology and History of Antiquity

Education: 

  • Ph.D., Near Eastern Archaeology, University of Toronto, Canada, 2009
  • M.A., Near Eastern Archaeology, University of Toronto, Canada, 2001
  • M.A., Biblical and Cognate Languages, Andrews University, 1998
  • B.A., Biblical Languages, Walla Walla College, 1994
  • B.A. in Theology, Walla Walla College, 1994

Principal Research Interests



Research AREA Highlights: 

  • Archaeology of the Levant
  • Northwest Semitic Languages (e.g. Hebrew, Phoenician, Ugaritic)
  • Hebrew Bible and Ancient Near Eastern Comparative Literature
  • Semitic Philology
  • Ceramic Analysis
  • Eastern Mediterranean Exchange Networks
  • Eurasian Complex Societies and Empires and Relations with Peripheries
  • Bronze Age/Iron Age Transition

Email: kbramlett@lasierra.edu
Phone: 951-785-2462
Research Office: 951-785-2634


AWARDS

  • University of Toronto Doctoral Thesis Completion Grant, 2006 – 2007
  • Dorot Foundation Travel Scholarship, 2006
  • University of Toronto Fellowship, 2001 – 2006
  • University of Toronto Fellowship, 2000 – 2001 

Representative Publications

  1. Bramlett, Kent, “Discovering the Archaeological Remains,” Report on excavations at Tall al-‘Umayri, Web Article, Summer 2014, www.madabaplains.org/umayri/weekly-reports.htm;
  2. Bramlett, Kent, “Madaba Plains Project—Tall al-‘Umayri, 2008,” Andrews University Seminary Studies, 51/1:101-106 (2013)
  3. Clark, Douglas R.; Bramlett, Kent, “Tall al-‘Umayri,” American Journal of Archaeology, 116/4:713-714 (October 2012)
  4. Bramlett, Kent, Archaeological Impressions: Weeks 2, 3-5, Report on excavations at Tall al-‘Umayri, Web Article, Summer 2012, www.madabaplains.org/umayri/weekly-reports.htm
  5. Clark, Douglas R.; Bramlett, Kent, “Madaba Plains Project—Tall al-‘Umayri, 2010,” Andrews University Seminary Studies, 50/2:271-298 (2012)
  6. Clark, Douglas R.; Bramlett, Kent, “Madaba Plains Project: Excavations at Tall al-‘Umayri, 2010,” Annual of the Department of Antiquities of Jordan, 55:391-408 (2011)
  7. Bramlett, Kent, “Madaba Plains Project: Excavations at Tall al-‘Umayri, 2008,” Annual of The Department of Antiquities of Jordan, 54:57-62 (2010)
  8. Bramlett, Kent, “It’s a Temple, Near Eastern Archaeology, 72/2:80 (2009)