• Ph.D. [candidate] Near Eastern Languages and Cultures [Hebrew Bible], University of California, Los Angeles
  • M.A. Hebrew and Cognate Languages, Jerusalem University College (2014)
  • B.A. Biblical and Theological Studies, Boyce College (2012)



  • Forthcoming: “‘Fasten the Bolts of Heaven’: A New Interpretation of a Difficult Line from the Deir ‘Alla Plaster Texts (I.6).” Semitica. Co-authored with Robert Coleman
  • 2022: “Damascus Document.” Entry for the Database of Religious History, Vancouver, BC: University of British Columbia.
  • 2022: “Decrees for the ‘Volunteers’ of the People: the Function of the Pesher of the Well in the Context of the Damascus Document.” Dead Sea Discoveries 29 (2022): 155-172.
  • 2020: Review of Pratico, Gary D. and Miles V. Van Pelt, Basics of Biblical Hebrew Grammar (Zondervan, 2019), Hebrew Higher Education 22 (2020).


  • Hebrew Bible in Ancient Near Eastern contexts
  • Concepts of scripture in Second Temple Judaism
  • Dead Sea Scrolls
  • Northwest Semitic Inscriptions
  • Prophetic Literature
  • Language pedagogy for ancient languages