Jason Herrmann

Kowalski Family Teaching Specialist for Digital Archaeology

Penn Museum CAAM Room 184



Ph.D. in Environmental Dynamics, University of Arkansas

B.A. in Anthropology, University of Cincinnati

Research Interests

Landscape archaeology, Environment and Society, Urbanism, Remote Sensing, Archaeological Geophysics, Spatial Analysis, Near East, Mediterranean, Eastern United States.

Selected Publications

2019. Herrmann, Jason T. and Emily L. Hammer. Archaeo-Geophysical Survey of Bronze and Iron Age Fortress Landscapes of the South Caucasus. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 24 (April): 663–76. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jasrep.2019.02.019.

2018. Herrmann, Jason T., Benjamin Glissmann, Paola Sconzo, and Peter Pfälzner. Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Survey with Commercial-Grade Instruments: A Case Study from the Eastern Ḫabur Archaeological Survey, Iraq. Journal of Field Archaeology 43 (4): 269–83. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1080/00934690.2018.1465808.

2018. Opitz, Rachel and Jason T. Herrmann. Recent Trends and Longstanding Problems in Archaeological Remote Sensing. Journal of Computer Applications in Archaeology 1(1):19–41. DOI: http://doi.org/10.5334/jcaa.11

2014. Herrmann, Jason T., Jason King, and Jane Buikstra. Mapping the Internal Structure of Hopewell Tumuli in the Lower Illinois River Valley through Archaeological Geophysics. Advances in Archaeological Practice: A Journal of the Society for American Archaeology 2 (3): 164–79. doi:10.7183/2326-3768.2.3.164.

2013. Herrmann, Jason T. Three-Dimensional Mapping of Archaeological and Sedimentary Deposits with Ground-Penetrating Radar at Saruq Al-Hadid, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Archaeological Prospection 20 (3): 189–203. doi:10.1002/arp.1456.

2012. Herrmann, Jason T., Jesse Casana, and Hussein Suleiman Qandil. A Sequence of Inland Desert Settlement in the Oman Peninsula: 2008-2009 Excavations at Saruq Al-Hadid, Dubai, UAE. Arabian Archaeology and Epigraphy 23 (1): 50–69. DOI: 10.1111/j.16000471.2011.00349.x.

2010. Casana, Jesse, and Jason T. Herrmann. Settlement History and Urban Planning at Zincirli Höyük, Southern Turkey. Journal of Mediterranean Archaeology 23 (1): 55–80. doi:10.1558/jmea.v23i1.55.

Courses Taught

ANTH 3307/5220: Introduction to Digital Archaeology



Faculty Status