July 6, 2018
Nadine Moeller, Associate Professor of Egyptian Archaeology at the Oriental Institute and in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, has received a Quantrell Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching. The award is named for the parents of University trustee Ernest Quantrell, who established the prize through an endowment. It is believed to be "the nation's oldest prize for undergraduate teaching." For more about Dr. Moeller's award, please follow the University of Chicage feature coverage. More information about the history of the award and past winners can be found on the University of Chicago's accolades page.
Nadine Moeller is Associate Professor of Egyptian Archaeology at the Oriental Institute, University of Chicago. She has been directing the Tell Edfu Project since 2001, and her primary research interestes are settlements and urbanism in ancient Egypt. Over the years she has participated in numerous excavations in Egypt at the sites of Abu Raswash, Memphis, Zawiet Sultan (Zawiet el-Meitin), Theban West Bank, Valley of the Kings, Dendera and Elephantine.