Joel S. Burnett (“Ammon, Moab and Edom: Gods and Kingdoms East of the Jordan”) is Professor of Religion and Director of the Institute for Biblical and Related Languages at Baylor University in Waco, Texas. His research interests include the ancient Near East, the history of Israelite religion and the religion of Iron Age Transjordan.
Lidar Sapir-Hen (“Pigs as an Ethnic Marker? You Are What You Eat”) is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Archaeology and Ancient Near Eastern Cultures and the Curator of Archaeozoological Collections at the Steinhardt Museum of Natural History at Tel Aviv University. She has excavated at several sites, including Tel Dor, Tel Megiddo and Timna.