John Russell

Title: Professor


Degrees: BA, Washington University, St. Louis; MA, University of Pennsylvania; PhD, University of Pennsylvania

Publications Sennacherib's "Palace without Rival" at Nineveh, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1991; From Nineveh to New York: The Strange Story of the Assyrian Reliefs in the Metropolitan Museum and the Hidden Masterpiece at Canford School, London: Yale University Press, 1997; The Final Sack of Nineveh: The Discovery, Documentation, and Destruction of Sennacherib's Throne Room at Nineveh, Iraq, London: Yale University Press, 1998; The Writing On the Wall: Studies in the Architectural Context of Late Assyrian Palace Inscriptions, series: Mesopotamian Civilizations, Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns, Inc., 1999
Grants National Endowment for the Humanities, Recovering Iraq's Past, 2004; National Geographic Society, fieldwork at Tell Ahmar/Til Barsib, Syria, 2000; Institute for Aegean Prehistory, fieldwork at Tell Ahmar/Til Barsib, Syria, 2000, 2001
Awards/prizes Archaeological Institute of America, James R. Wiseman Book Award, 1992; The Office of the Secretary of Defense Medal for Exceptional Public Service, 2004; Archaeological Institute of America, Outstanding Public Service Award, 2005.