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Dr John P. Cooper

Biography

Current Positions

 

2017 -                 Senior Lecturer, Arabic Studies & Islamic Material Culture.
                                Institute of Arab & Islamic Studies,
                                University of Exeter.
 
2007 - Present    Chair, Publications Sub-committee
                               Nautical Archaeology Society. 

Previous positions

2012 - 2017         Lecturer, Arabic Studies & Islamic Material Culture.
                                Institute of Arab & Islamic Studies, University of Exeter. 

2008 - 2012         Research Associate, the MARES Project
                                Institute of Arab & Islamic Studies, University of Exeter.
                                Funded by the Golden Web Foundation.
 
2006 - 2009         Trustee, Nautical Archaeology Society.
 
2005 - 2009         Ph.D. Maritime Archaeology
                               Centre for Maritime Archaeology, University of Southampton.
                               Thesis: The Medieval Nile: Route, Navigation and Landscape In Islamic Egypt.
                               Supervised by Dr Lucy Blue; external Examiner Professor Hugh Kennedy. 
                                Funded by the Arts & Humanities Research Council;
 
2004 - 2005         M.A. Maritime Archaeology
                               Centre for Maritime Archaeology, University of Southampton.
                               Dissertation: The Nile-Red Sea Canal in Antiquity.
 
2002 - 2004         Editor, Weekly Petroleum Argus, Argus Media Group, London.
 
1998 - 2002         Editor, Crude Report, Argus Media Group, London.
 
1999 - 2002         Deputy Editor, Argus Global Markets, Argus Media Group, London.
 
1996 - 1998         Middle East Reporter, Argus Media Group, London.
 
1994 - 1996         Reporter, Middle East Economic Digest, London.
 
1992 - 1993         M.A. Linguistics
                               Department of Linguistics, School of Oriental and African Studies.
                               Thesis: The Case of the Missing Glides: Licensing Inheritence and the
                               Licensing of Glides in Palestinian Arabic.

 
1988 - 1992         B.A. Arabic with Middle Eastern & Islamic Studies
                               Centre for Middle Eastern & Islamic Studies, University of Durham.