Hannah Friedman is an Assistant Professor of Classics at Texas Tech University. She
is co-investigator of the Barqa Landscape Project, which studies the copper mining
district of Faynan, site of some of the earliest industrial activities in human history.
She is also developing a field school in Libarna, Italy a roman colonial site with
a Celtic foundation. She has also conducted archaeological fieldwork in Pompeii, Romania,
England, Texas, and NW Arkansas. She has taught at the University of Leicester, the
University of Oxford and Birbeck College, University of London. She also was a Digital
Institute of Archaeology fellow at the University of Arkansas. She has published on
ancient Roman slavery, agriculture, pollution, and spatial control through observation.
Her current projects include work on gendered perceptions of archaeological finds
in public discourse and media. She has been president of the local chapter of the
AIA since 2012.