The research discussed on this site was funded in part by a National Science Foundation Dissertation Improvement Grant (BCS-0434788), a grant from the Center for International and Comparative Studies at Northwestern University, a Fulbright Fellowship to Turkey, an American Research Institute in Turkey Kress Fellowship, a Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fellowship, a Northwestern University Summer University Fellowship, and shared funds secured through the University of Virginia and the University of Utah, among others. I gratefully acknowledge the assistance, collaboration, or opportunities provided by the following persons: Guillermo Algaze, Mike Bangert, Jim Brown, Bob Brunswig, Nurdan Çayirezmez, Sharon Danhauer, Lynn Dodd, Ann Donkin, Tim Earle, Jason LaBelle, Tim Matney, Bill Meirath, Cody Newton, Sue Ann McCarty, Ellie Moseman, Rana Ozbal, Bradley Parker, Cynthia Robin, Gil Stein, Geoff and Françoise Summers, and Patricia Wattenmaker, among many others. I also received institutional support from The American Research Institute in Turkey in Ankara and The British Institute of Archaeology in Ankara.

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