Deborah Vischak is an assistant professor of ancient Egyptian art and archaeology in the department of art and archaeology at Princeton University. She received her Ph.D. from the New York University Institute of Fine Arts in 2006. Her work investigates social and communal identities and regionalism in Egyptian material culture. She has worked on excavations and conducted field work at a number of sites from Giza to Aswan, and has recently joined Dr. Matthew Adams as co-director of the Abydos North Cemetery project. Dr. Vischak was an ARCE fellow in 2003 and has been an ARCE member since.