PhD: Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, UCLA Current
MA: Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, UCLA 2016
Other Graduate Work: Hebrew University of Jerusalem, George Fox University 2010-2013
BA: Communications, Northeastern State University 2006
The military’s use of writing as a communication technology, acceptance/rejection of communication technologies by society, and narrative depictions of writing.
Sociolinguistics of writing in the ancient Near East, particularly as it relates to the transcription and orthography of foreign words.
Textual portrayals of death and burial
(Forthcoming) Book Review – The Biblical Hebrew Companion for Bible Software Users, by Michael Williams. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2015. Journal of Hebrew Higher Education.
2014 Book Review – Purity and the Forming of Religious Traditions in the Ancient Mediterranean World and Ancient Judaism, edited by Christian Frevel and Christophe Nihan. Leiden: Brill, 2013. Religion 44(1): 176—180