Israel Finkelstein is the Jacob Alkow Professor of the Archaeology of Israel in the Bronze and Iron Ages at Tel Aviv University and the Director of the Megiddo Expedition. Finkelstein Served as Director of the Sonia and Marco Nadler Institute of Archaeology at Tel Aviv University from 1996 to 2003. In 2005 Finkelstein won the Dan David Prize in the Past Dimension, Archaeology. In 2009 he was named Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French Minister of Culture and in 2010 received a doctorate Doctorate honoris causa from the University of Lausanne.In 2009-2014 Finkelstein co-directed the European Research Council-funded project titled “Reconstructing Ancient Israel: The Exact and Life Sciences Perspective”. In 2014 he received the Delalande-Guérineau Prize of the Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres in Paris. He was then elected as ‘correspondant étranger’ of the Académie des Inscriptions et Belles Lettres.
Download Israel Finkelstein’s latest book (free-access) – The Forgotten Kingdom: The Archaeology and History of Northern Israel: http://www.sbl-site.org/assets/pdfs/9781589839106dwld_txt.pdf
Tel Aviv University Personal Page: http://humanities.tau.ac.il/segel/fink2/
The Megiddo Expedition: http://megiddo.tau.ac.il