Education

  • Ph.D. Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, UCLA (in progress)
  • M.A. Early Christian Studies, University of Notre Dame, 2015
  • M.A. Historical Theology, Wheaton College, 2013
  • B.A. Linguistics, summa cum laude, UCLA, 2011

Research

Late Antique and Medieval Manuscripts, Languages, Literatures, Histories, and Theologies

Publications

Articles

In an edited volume:

  • “‘Let us Mourn Continuously:’ John Chrysostom and the Early Christian Transformation of Mourning,” in Emotions in Patristic Literature, ed. Ioannis Papadogiannakis, Studia Patristica (forthcoming 2017).

Under review:

  • “ʃiph-ʃidag: Western Armenian Adjective Intensifier Reduplication” (under review by Languages of the Caucasus)
  • “Armenian Manuscripts at the Vatican Library: Conspectus, Prospectus, Respectus” (under review by Manuscripta)

In preparation:

  • “In Creation of Readerly Taste: Paratextuality in the ‘Publishing Mission’ of Mkhit‘ar of Sebastia”

Book Contributions:

  • Psalms” in Discovering the Septuagint: A Guided Reader, ed. Karen H. Jobes, Grand Rapids: Kregel Academic, 2016, pp. 175-197, 200-203.

Honors & Awards

  • Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN) Fellowship for Middle East North Africa Studies (MENA), U.S. Department of Education (2016-2017)
  • Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Award, Kaneb Center for Teaching and Learning at the University of Notre Dame (April 2015)
  • Kenneth A. Kantzer Award in Christian History and Theology, Wheaton College (Spring 2013)

Complete Listing of Honors & Awards

Courses

  • Beginning Latin (instructor of record, University of Notre Dame, Fall 2014–Spring 2015)
  • The History of Ancient Rome (teaching assistant, University of Notre Dame, Fall 2013)
  • Roman Criminal Law (teaching assistant, University of Notre Dame, Spring 2014)

Selected Talks and Conference Presentations

Complete Listing of Talks and Conference Presentations