Christofer received his B.A. in Anthropology from Mississippi State University in 2012. His field experience includes survey and excavation at various sites in the Southeastern United States, and three seasons of excavation at Khirbet Summeily in Israel. As an M.A. student, his interest is in Near Eastern Archaeology, with specific research interests in household archaeology, urbanization, and Egyptian contact in the southern Levant during the Early Bronze Age.