1995-96 ANNUAL REPORT
McGuire Gibson, besides his major interests in Nippur and the Diyala Objects Project (see separate reports), as well as the Yemen expedition, continues research in the field of ancient, medieval, and modern Near Eastern social systems. He is also involved in an international effort to halt the illegal trade in antiquities. He is serving his last year as the President of the American Institute for Yemeni Studies and has recently been elected to the Executive Committee of the Council of American Overseas Research Centers. During the year, he gave invited lectures in New York, Washington, Milwaukee, and Chicago.
Revised: February 7, 2007