Project Leadership

Leadership

Bill in a hole

William A. Parkinson is Curator of Anthropology at the Field Museum of Natural History and Professor of Anthropology at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He received his BA in Anthropology from University of Illinois at Chicago, and his MA and Ph.D.  in Anthropology from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (1999). He has been involved in research in the USA, Greece, Cyprus, Albania, Serbia, and Hungary for over 20 years, with support from major grants from the National Science Foundation, the Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, and the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. Bill is American Director of the Körös Regional Archaeological Project in Hungary and Co-Director of The Diros Project in Greece.

William A. Parkinson (wparkinson@fieldmuseum.org)  |  American Director
Attila with a shovel

Attila Gyucha is a Bass Postdoctoral Research Scientist at the Field Museum of Natural History. He received his BA and MA from the University of Szeged and Ph.D. in Archaeology from the Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest (2010). He has carried out archaeological research in Albania, Greece, the Philippines, and Hungary in the past 25 years, with support from grants from the US and Hungarian National Science Foundations as well as the Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research. Attila is the Hungarian Director of the Körös Regional Archaeological Project in Hungary.

Attila Gyucha (agyucha@fieldmuseum.org)  |  Hungarian Director
Rick cleaning a wall profile

Richard W. Yerkes is Professor of Anthropology at Ohio State University, Columbus. He received his BA in Anthropology from Beloit College, and his MA and Ph.D. in Anthropology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (1984). He has been involved in archaeological research in the USA, Cyprus, Egypt, Greece, Hungary, and Israel for over 30 years, with support from major grants from the National Science Foundation.

Richard W. Yerkes  |  Field Director