Jason Silvestri is a PhD Student in Egyptian Archaeology and Art History at UC Berkeley. He received his BA hon. in Ancient Near Eastern Civilizations, German, and Arabic from University College at the University of Toronto in 2019. His research interests focus on multiculturalism, ethnic and linguistic diversity, forced migration, and resettlement during the Ramesside Period and into the early Third Intermediate Period, with a focus on the role of Libyan populations in Egypt. In addition to his work on Ancient Libyan populations, he also is interested in the digital humanities, particularly in object and paper digitization through photogrammetry and scanning, and also leads a research project focused on the digitization, cleaning, and organization of archaeological data from the 1900-1904 seasons of the Hearst Expedition to Naga el-Deir and additionally works as a team member and Arabic-English translator for the Abydos Temple Paper Archive Project. He also has extensive experience working with museum collections of archaeological materials, having interned at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston for multiple summers during his undergraduate degree.