Education

  • PhD, Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, University of California, Los Angeles (in progress)
  • MA, Archaeology, Wheaton College (2017)
  • BA, Biblical Languages, Moody Bible Institute – Spokane (2015)

Research

  • Northwest Semitic Epigraphy
  • Hebrew Bible
  • Historical Linguistics
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Comparative Semitics

Publications

Articles

“The Origin of the Hebrew nithpaal: A Sociolinguistic Proposal.” Journal for Semitics (2022): 1-18

“The Azarbaʿal Spatula (KAI 3), A Debt Receipt from Ancient Byblos: Linguistic Notes for a New Translation and Interpretation.” Semitica 63 (2021): 29-43

Courses

Teaching Fellow: Instructor of Record
  • HEBREW 8 Intensive Elementary Hebrew (Summer ’21)
Teaching Assistant, Associate, and Fellow
  • ANE 10W Jerusalem: The Holy City (Fall’19)
  • ANE 15W Women and Power in the Ancient World (Winter ’20; Fall ’21)
  • ANE M20 Visible Language: Study of Writing (Spring ’20; Spring ’22)
  • HIST M110B Iranian Civilization: History of Arsacid (Parthian) Empire (Winter ’19)
  • HIST M110C Iranian Civilization: Early History of the Sasanian Empire (Spring ’19)
  • REL M40 Christianities East and West: History, Doctrine, and Culture (Winter ’22)
Reader
  • POLISCI 139 Special Studies in International Relations: Democracy, Civil Liberties, and National Security, Israel in Comparative Perspective (Fall ’20)