Dr. Kim Codella

Dr. Kim Codella is an archaeologist who has worked in Armenia, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan and Turkey. His interests in Anatolia range from the Neolithic period to the formation of the modern Turkish Republic under Ataturk in the 1920ís. Kimís particular expertise is in the archaeology of Iron Age Anatolia, with a particular interest in the first millennium B.C.E. In Turkey, Dr. Codella has worked at the Iron Age site of Kerkenes Dag, and since 1995 has been a member of the Gordion excavations in central Turkey. Kim is currently publishing excavations from Gordion that exposed the Persian period at the site. Kim has taught courses on Islamic Spain in Granada and Madrid, and in 2010 led a tour of eastern Turkey for the Society for Asian Art of San Francisco. Kim is currently a tenured Professor at Cosumnes River College in Sacramento, CA where he teaches classes on the Humanities including the Ancient World and Islamic Art and Architecture.