Foundation trustees and staff
William F. Rust, Ph.D. (trustee) earned
his doctorate at the University of Pennsylvania, Department of Anthropology.
He has conducted archaeological field research in Mesoamerica and the Eastern U.S., and has published in Science
magazine and in edited volumes on early maize and Olmec civilization. As
Editor-in-Chief of Athena Review, Journal of Archaeology, History, and
Exploration, he has produced issues on some of the leading archaeological
research topics of the present day.
L. Rust. M.A.
(trustee) earned her Masterís degree at George Washington University, Department of
Anthropology. She has participated in archaeological projects at both
prehistoric and historic sites in the Eastern U.S. As an editor of Athena
Review, she edited and wrote numerous articles on topics ranging from
paleoanthropology to New World colonization. Since the
inception of the Rust Family Foundation, Randi has been responsible for
selecting and administrating the scope of its donations.
Michele A Miller, Ph.D. (Grants Officer) earned her doctorate
from the Archaeology Department of Boston University, specializing in the
prehistory of the Eastern Mediterranean and prehistoric art. She has conducted field
research in North America, France, and many sites in the
eastern Mediterranean, for which she received grants from both the
National Science Foundation and private institutions. Micheleís research has
been published in the Israel Exploration Journal, the Journal of
Mediterranean Archaeology, and various edited volumes and monographs.
Foundation history and goals Recent
Foundation grants: general
Archaeology program Recent Foundation Grants: archaeology