Kristin Halvorson

Adjunct Professor

Address: Maybank Hall 311
Office Hours: TR 12:15-1:30
Phone: 843.953.1420

  • Online Adjunct Professor for the University of Minnesota, Duluth, Spring 2024
  • Member of the Public History sub-committee for the Center for the Study of Slavery in Charleston since 2019
  • Assistant Editor of the Journal of the American Research Center in Egypt, Volume 54, 2018
  • Owner of Charleston and Beyond Tours - Public History, 2010-present
  • Adjunct Professor at Armstrong Atlantic State University, Savannah, GA, 2006-2007
  • The Oriental Institute Museum, The University of Chicago, 2002-2004
  • Theban Tombs Publication Project, Luxor, Egypt, 2001


The University of Chicago 

M.A. Egyptology, 2004

Thesis: Private Inscriptions at Karnak Temple

The University of Charleston/The Citadel

M.A. History, 2002

Thesis: Transitions in the Theban Necropolis: A Study of the Placement of Non-Royal Tombs in Western Thebes, Dynasties XI-XX

The College of Charleston

B.A. History, 2000

Research Interests

Kristin is an Egyptologist with an interest in the Theban Tombs Publication Project, Luxor, Egypt

Courses Taught

Survey of Pre-modern World History

Religion: OMGs!

The Early Modern Atlantic World

Egypt and Its Neighbors

Modern Africa
Ancient to Pre-modern Africa

Honors and Awards

The University of Charleston/The Citadel’s submission to the Conference of Southern Graduate Schools Master’s Thesis Award in the field of the Humanities and Arts.