Education

  • CPhil Ancient Near Eastern Studies — UCLA
  • MA Ancient Near Eastern Studies — UCLA
  • MA Egyptology — University of Memphis
  • BA Classics — Duke University

Research

Dissertation: “Hittite Queenship: Women and Power in Late Bronze Age Anatolia”

Courses

Instructor

  • Ancient Egyptian Religion

Teaching Assistant

  • Ancient Egyptian Civilization I
  • Ancient Egyptian Civilization II
  • Ancient Egyptian Religion
  • Cinema and the Ancient World
  • Classical Mythology
  • Jerusalem: the Holy City
  • US History to 1877
  • US History since 1877
  • Visible Language: Study of Writing

Research Interests

  • Kingship and royal courts
  • Patronage and informal power structures
  • Administrative and legal texts and corruption
  • Festivals, processions, and feasting
  • Private religion and magic
  • Letters and biographies
  • Anatolian archaeology
  • Cypriot archaeology