Hope Elizabeth Gillespie
Hope Elizabeth Gillespie holds a BA from the George Washington University in Archaeology and an MA with Merit in Archaeology and Heritage of the Near East and Egypt from University College London. She has excavated in Israel with the Tel Kabri Excavations in both 2017 and 2019 and served as the Archaeology Lab intern at the Mount Vernon Estate, the home of George Washington. Currently, she is the Content and Finance Chair / Co-Founder of the Coalition of Master's Scholars on Material Culture, an initiative to help support and publish those with Masters degrees in fields related to Material Culture. She was born and raised in Southwestern Pennsylvania, and is currently based in Washington, PA.