Aaron A. Burke is Assoc. Prof. of the Archaeology of Ancient Israel and the Levant in the Dept. of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures at UCLA where he is also a faculty member of the Cotsen Institute of Archaeology.
Martin Peilstöcker is Research Associate with the seminar for Old Testament and Biblical Archaeology at Johannes-Gutenberg Universität, Mainz, Germany. He served formerly as the senior Research Archaeologist (1994–2013) for Jaffa with the Israel Antiquities Authority.
The project’s associate directors, who are affiliated with the project’s principal institutional partners, represent the project's interests and seeks ways for the project to fulfill its research objectives.
Katherine Strange Burke is a Research Associate at the Cotsen Institute of Archaeology at UCLA and the Islamic and Crusader ceramicist for the project.
William Schniedewind is Prof. of Biblical Studies & Northwest Semitic Languages, and Kershaw Chair of Ancient Eastern Mediterranean Studies in the Near Eastern Languages and Cultures department at UCLA. He also serves as the project's Northwest Semitic epigrapher.
Shelley Wachsmann is Meadows Professor of Biblical Archaeology in the Department of Anthropology and the Institute of Nautical Archaeology at Texas A&M University. He is PI of the Ioppa Maritima initiative.
Wolfgang Zwickel is Prof. of Old Testament and Biblical Archaeology at the Johannes Gutenberg-Universität in Mainz, Germany.
Timothy Harrison, Prof. of Syro-Palestinian Archaeology, Department of Near and Middle Eastern Studies, University of Toronto
Ronny Reich, Prof. of Archaeology, Haifa University
Charles Stanish, Director, Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, UCLA; Prof. of Archaeology, Anthropology Department, UCLA
Nadia Ben-Marzouk, Excavation supervisor. Graduate student, Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, UCLA
Andrew J. Danielson, Excavation supervisor. Graduate student, Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, UCLA
Jacob C. Damm, Excavation supervisor. Graduate student, Archaeology Interdepartmental Program, UCLA
Martina Haase, Excavations supervisor. Graduate student, Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, UCLA
Amy B. Karoll, Excavation supervisor. Graduate student, Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, UCLA
All specialists who have contributed thus far to joint UCLA-IAA work in Jaffa are listed alphabetically here.
Jacco Dieleman, Egyptologist. Assoc. Professor, Near Eastern Languages and Cultures department, UCLA
Felix Höflmayer. Radiocarbon and Chronology Specialist. The Oriental Institute, The University of Chicago
Brett Kaufman, Metals Analyst. Graduate student Archaeology Program, Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, UCLA
Krister Kowalski, GIS Analyst. Graduate student, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität in Mainz, Germany.
Inbar Ktalav, Archaeomalocologist. Contract researcher
Omri Lernau, Fish Analyst. Institute of Archaeology, Haifa University
Ed Maher, Faunal Analyst. North Central College, Naperville, IL
Andrea Orendi, Botanical Analyst. Tübingen University.
William Schniedewind, NWS Epigrapher. Professor, Near Eastern Languages and Cultures department, UCLA
Tzvika Shacham, Cultural Historian. Eretz Israel Museum, Tel Aviv