Jess received her B.A in Art History from New York University in 2013 and her M.A in Egyptian Art History and Archaeology and a Graduate Certification in Museum Studies from the University of Memphis in 2015-16. Her M.A thesis focused on the synecdochical relationship between Gate Guardians and the demon Ammit in New Kingdom Books of the Dead. Jess's interests include Demonology and narrative constructions within religious texts, tombs, and temple wall decorations. Jess is also interested in the museological well being of Egyptian collections and their public outreach ability.
Kathleen's specialty is in Andean craft production, but on this project, she shares her expertise in Photography and digital humanities.
Edlynn completed her undergraduate degree in Ancient Near Eastern Studies with an emphasis in Egyptology at UC Berkeley in the Spring of 2018. She has always had a passion for ancient Egyptian studies and during her time at the University of California, Berkeley, she completed coursework in Ancient Astronomy, Ancient Egyptian Archaeology, Religion, Bioarchaeology, Women and Gender and the language of Middle Egyptian.
Dr. Nederhof earned his PhD in Computer Science at the University of Nijmegen
(The Netherlands) in 1994. He has worked as postdoc at the University of
Groningen (The Netherlands), as senior researcher at DFKI, Saarbrücken
(Germany), as consultant at AT&T Shannon Laboratory (USA), and as senior
researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen. Since
2006 he is lecturer at the University of St Andrews (UK). He divides his
interests between, and sometimes combines together his interests in, such
Kea obtained BAs in both Computer Science and Biology from Brown University in 2005, though she maintained an interest in Egyptology throughout her undergraduate studies. While at Brown, she was invited to go to Egypt as an epigrapher with the Brown/AUC expedition to the Abu Bakr Cemetery at Giza in 2005. Having been a software engineer for a decade, she is currently working towards a PhD in Egyptology. Her interests include the development of funerary art and iconography during the New Kingdom and Third Intermediate Period.