Team

Michael Galaty, director of the Museum of Anthropological Archaeology, and his wife, archaeologist Sylvia Deskaj, co-direct the survey project with Haxhi Mehmetaj, an archaeologist at the KIA (Kosova Institute of Archaeology).

RAPID team 2019
RAPID-K team-2019

RAPID-K Team 2019

Michael L. Galaty, University of Michigan, Co-Director
Haxhi Mehmetaj, Kosova Institute of Archaeology, Co-Director
Sylvia Deskaj, University of Michigan, Co-Director/Survey Team Leader
Zhaneta Gjyshja, University of Tirana, Survey Team Leader
Anisa Mara, University of Toronto, Canada, Survey Team Leader
Erina Baci, University of Michigan, Geographic Information Systems/Field Walker
Dukagjin Mehmetaj, Kosova Institute of Archaeology, Survey Team Leader
Alex Moskowitz, University of Michigan, Field Walker
Celia Weberg, University of Michigan, Field Walker
Elic Weitzel, University of Connecticut, Field Walker
Elisa Shkurtaj, University of Tirana, Field Walker
Fatjon Aliaj, University of Tirana, Field Walker
Gabriella Armstrong, University of Michigan, Field Walker
Györgi Parditka, University of Michigan, Field Walker
Julian Schultz, University of Michigan, Field Walker
Jim Torpy, University of Michigan, Field Walker
Kaltrina Igrishta, University of Prishtina, Field Walker
Kiara Matia, University of Tirana, Field Walker
Laura Bossio, University of Michigan, Field Walker
Leka Shala, University of Prishtina, Field Walker
Madeline Topor, University of Michigan, Field Walker
Martin Anderson, University of Michigan, Field Walker
Romina Palushaj, University of Tirana, Field Walker
Roy Gebara, University of Michigan, Field Walker
Trevor McKinney, University of Michigan, Field Walker

 

Team 2018
Project directors (front row, left to right) Haxhi Mehmetaj, Sylvia Deskaj, and Michael Galaty with the RAPID-K crew in Kosova, 2018.

RAPID-K Team 2018

Michael L. Galaty, University of Michigan, Co-Director
Haxhi Mehmetaj, Kosova Institute of Archaeology, Co-Director
Sylvia Deskaj, University of Michigan, Co-Director/Survey Team Leader
Zhaneta Gjyshja, University of Tirana, Survey Team Leader
Anisa Mara, University of Toronto, Canada, Survey Team Leader
Erina Baci, University of Michigan, Geographic Information Systems/Field Walker
Dukagjin Mehmetaj, Kosova Institute of Archaeology, Field Walker
Kaltrina Igrishta, University of Prishtina, Field Walker
Klevis Qeleshi, University of Tirana, Field Walker
Berbis IslamiAgjensia e Shërbimit Arkeologjik (ASHA), Tirana, Field Walker
Leka Shala, University of Prishtina, Field Walker
Jim Torpy, University of Michigan, Field Walker
Wayne Lee, University of North Carolina, Field Walker
Elic Weitzel, University of Connecticut, Field Walker
Kiara XheliliUniversity of Tirana, Field Walker
Fatbardha Hoxha, University of Prishtina, Field Walker
Laura Bossio, University of Michigan, Field Walker