James F. Osborne (Ph.D. 2011, Harvard University) is an Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow at Johns Hopkins University, director of the Tayinat Lower Town Project, and associate director of the Erbil Plain Archaeological Survey. His current research interests include diaspora in antiquity and the nature of political authority in the Bronze and Iron Ages of the ancient Near East, especially as revealed through spatial analysis of the built environment.

Parker VanValkenburgh (Ph.D. 2012, Harvard University) is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of Vermont and director of the Proyecto Arqueológico Zaña Colonial. His current research centers on understanding landscape change and political subjectivity in late pre-Hispanic and Spanish colonial Peru.

The cover image shows a Representation of the Network Model of Imperial Power (Figure 8, Parker, this volume).

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