Education

  • Ph.D. in Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, University of California, Los Angeles, expected 2020
  • C.Phil in Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, University of California, Los Angeles, 2018
  • M.A. in Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, University of California, Los Angeles, 2015
  • B.A. with Honors in Ancient Cultures and Civilizations, Dartmouth College, 2011

Research

  • Egyptian Religion
  • Magic and Healing
  • Private Statuary
  • Religious Rituals
  • Late Period
  • Museum Studies

Honors & Awards

2018-2019 The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York J. Clawson Mills Scholarship

2016-2017 University of California, Los Angeles Graduate Division Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship of Distinction (also won in 2013-2014)

2016 University of California, Los Angeles Graduate Division Graduate Summer Research Mentorship (also won in 2014)

2014-2015 University of California, Los Angeles Graduate Division Graduate Research Mentorship Program

2012-2013 Harvard University Harvard Divinity School Dean’s Fellowship

2011-2012 Fulbright Commission, USA Research Fellowship to Germany (Free University of Berlin and Egyptian Museum and Papyrus Collection Berlin)

2011 Dartmouth College Dean of Faculty Bradford Research Grant

2011 Dartmouth College Leslie Center for the Humanities Professional Development Fellowship

Courses

Instructor of Record

  • Ancient Egyptian Religion
  • Art & Architecture of Ancient Egypt, Predynastic to the New Kingdom
  • Elementary Ancient Egyptian: Intensive

Teaching Assistant

  • Ancient Egyptian Civilization I
  • Ancient Egyptian Civilization II
  • Ancient Egyptian Religion
  • First Civilizations
  • Jerusalem: Holy City (Writing II)
  • Medicine, Magic, and Science in Ancient Times (Writing II)
  • Visible Languages: Study of Writing
  • Women and Power in the Ancient World

Museum and Archive Experiences

  • September 2018-August 2019: Art History Fellow in Egyptian Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
  • June 2016-Sept. 2016: Curatorial Intern in Egyptian Art, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
  • June 2015-Aug. 2015: William K. Simpson Graduate Intern for Egyptian Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
  • 2012-2013 Academic Year: Volunteer, Giza Archives Project, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
  • Nov. 2011-July 2012: Egyptian Museum and Papyrus Collection Intern, Freelance Translator, Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung Berlin, Germany
  • June 2010-Aug. 2010: Department of Egyptian Art Intern, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY