- 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
- Late Antique and Medieval:
- Modern Western Armenian
in an edited volume:
- “‘Let us Mourn Continuously:’ John Chrysostom and the Early Christian Transformation of Mourning,” in Emotions in Patristic Literature: New Perspectives and Future Prospects, ed. Ioannis Papadogiannakis, Studia Patristica, Oxford University Press: Oxford, 2017 (forthcoming).
in an academic journal:
- “Armenian Manuscripts at the Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana: Conspectus, Prospectus, Respectus” (forthcoming in Manuscripta).
- “‘It is Impossible both to Know God and to Pray to Images:’ The Name as Icon in Origen’s Theory of Names and its Importance for Early Christian Ritual” (forthcoming in Journal of Theta Alpha Kappa).
- “ʃiph-ʃidag: Western Armenian Adjective Intensifier Reduplication” (under review by Languages of the Caucasus).
- “In Creation of Readerly Taste: Paratextuality in the ‘Publishing Mission’ of Mkhit‘ar of Sebastia”
- “‘Hymns of the Night’: Seven Madrāše of Ephrem the Syrian Preserved in Armenian”
- “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)
- 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
- “What Then of the Letter of Macarius of Jerusalem to the Armenians?”, paper presented at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the North American Patristics Society in Chicago, IL (May 26-28, 2016)
- “Armenian Manuscripts at the Vatican Library: Respectus, Conspectus, Prospectus,” invited paper presented at “The Promise of the Vatican Library:” An international academic conference highlighting the holdings of the Vatican Library and opportunities for future research, at the University of Notre Dame (May 8-10, 2016)
- “‘Let us Mourn Continuously:’ John Chrysostom and the Early Christian Transformation of Mourning,” paper presented at The Pappas Patristic Institute’s Tenth Annual Graduate Student Conference in Patristic Studies at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology, Brookline, MA (March 6-8, 2014)