Office Location: 123A Hackman Hall
Office Phone: 423.236.2027
Daniel Perez became Museum Coordinator for the Lynn H. Wood Archaeological Museum in Fall 2013. Prior to his appointment within the Institute of Archaeology, he worked in various capacities within the field of archaeology at sites in Israel, Uzbekistan, and the United States.
In Israel, he has participated in the archaeological excavations at Tel Hazor in 2007. From 2009 to 2011, he served in the excavations for the Khirbet Qeiyafa Archaeological Project as well as a field survey at Khirbet Shuweikah. Aside from Israel, he participated in an excavation project in southern Uzbekistan through the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World (ISAW) at New York University.
In the United States, Daniel worked at several prehistoric Native American sites in Arizona. Prior to joining the Institute of Archaeology at Southern, Daniel worked for a cultural resource management firm in southern California working at paleontological as well as prehistoric and historic period archaeological sites.
Most recently, Daniel participated in the excavations for The Fourth Expedition to Lachish, Israel as an archaeological surveyor.
M.A. – Anthropology-Archaeology, Northern Arizona University
B.S. – Anthropology, Cultural Resource Management, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona