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About Kenneth R. Atkinson

Professor Atkinson’s special interests include Ancient History, Archeology, Religion, and the Dead Sea Scrolls. He is the author of five books, most recently including Queen Salome: Jerusalem’s Warrior Monarch of the First Century B.C.E. (2012), as well as many articles and book chapters. He is a recipient of the Iowa Regent’s Award for Faculty Excellence, and of UNI’s Donald N. McKay Faculty Research Award. Dr. Atkinson also received the Commander’s Award for Public Service medal from the Federal Department of Defense.


Present Professor, History, University of Northern Iowa Department of History


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University of Northern Iowa
Seerley Hall 318
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0701
(319) 273-6990

Office: SRL 318
Phone: (319) 273-6990


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