Ann E. Killebrew received her M.A. and Ph.D. in Biblical Archaeology from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She has been actively involved in fieldwork for the past 25 years and has excavated at many sites including Tel Akko, Megiddo, Qasrin, Beth Shean, Miqne-Ekron and Jericho. She has directed and co-directed excavations at Qasrin and Qasyon and is now co-directing a landscape archaeology/survey project in Cilicia, Turkey. She has published numerous articles and site reports ranging from the Epi-Paleolithic through early Islamic periods and on archaeological site presentation.
Her current research interests deal mainly with the Late Bronze and Iron Ages in the Levant, the relationship between archaeology and the public, and site presentation and conservation. During 1997-2001 she was a faculty member of the Department of Archaeology at the University of Haifa. She is an associate professor in the Classics and Ancient Mediterranean Studies Department, Jewish Studies program and Anthropology Department at Pennsylvania State University.