Recent Alumni

Year Name Advisor Dissertation Title Job Placement
Winter 2018 Tytus Mikolajczak Stolper, Matthew The Accounting Texts and Seals in the Persepolis Fortification Archive
Autumn 2017 Laith Al-Saud Bashkin, Orit Reading a Radical Thinker: A Study of Sayyid Qutb
Autumn 2017 Madeleine Elfenbein Shissler, Holly No Empire for Old Men: The Young Ottomans and the World, 1856-1878 Early Career Fellow at Lichtenberg-Kolleg, the Göttingen Institute for Advanced Study
Spring 2017 Natasha Ayers (with Honors) Moeller, Nadine Cultural Change in Upper Egypt from the late Middle Kingdom through the Second Intermediate Period: A New Analysis of the Ceramic Material
Spring 2017 Suleyman Dost (with Honors) Donner, Fred An Arabian Qur’ān: Towards a Theory of Peninsular Origins Assistant Professor of Classical Islam in the Department of Near East and Judaic Studies, Brandeis University
Spring 2017 Michael Fisher Stein, Gil The Late Chalcolithic 1 Period in Northern Mesopotamia: Tell Zeidan, Syria, in Regional Context
Spring 2017 Emin Lelic Fleischer, Cornell Ottoman Physiognomy (ʿilm-i firâset): A Window into the Soul of an Empire History Department, Salisbury University
Spring 2017 William Pickut Golb, Norman Literary Genres in Poetic Texts from the Dead Sea Scrolls
Spring 2017 Lindsey Weglarz (with Honors) Moeller, Nadine Continuity and Change: A Reevaluation of Cultural Identity and "Egyptianization" in Lower Nubia during the New Kingdom Program Coordinator, Graduate Enrollment Initiatives, University of Chicago
Winter 2017 Harry Bastermajian Bashkin, Orit Emergence of the Global Armenian in Nineteenth-Century Istanbul: Eastern and Western Perspectives Executive Director of the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Islamic Studies Program, Harvard University
Winter 2017 Megaera Lorenz Johnson, Janet The Role of Male Royal Offspring in 18th Dynasty Egypt
Winter 2017 Austin O'Malley (with Honors) Lewis, Franklin Poetry and Pedagogy: The Homiletic Verse of Farid al-Din ʿAṭṭâr Roshan Institute Assistant Professor in Persian and Iranian Studies, University of Arizona
Autumn 2016 James Burgin (with Honors) van den Hout, Theo Aspects of Religious Administration in the Late New Hittite Kingdom Postdoctoral Fellow, Universität Würzburg
Autumn 2016 Megan Clark (with Honors) Shissler, Holly Kurdish Linguistic Disobedience in Turkey
Summer 2016 Mehmetcan Akpinar Kadi, Wadad Narrative Representations of Abū Bakr (d. 634) in the 2nd/8th Century Research and Teaching Associate, Department of Oriental and Islamic Studies, University of Tübingen
Summer 2016 Yasar Tolga Cora (with Honors) Shissler, Holly Transforming Erzurum/Karin: The Social and Economic History of A Multi-Ethnic Ottoman City in The Nineteenth Century Manoogian Post-doctoral Fellow, University of Michigan
Summer 2016 Ferenc Csirkes Fleischer, Cornell Chaghatay Oration, Ottoman Eloquence, Qizilbash Rhetoric: Turkic Literature in Ṣafavid Persia Assistant Professor of History, Sabanci University, Turkey
Summer 2016 Ahmet Tunç Sen (with Honors) Fleischer, Cornell Astrology in the Service of the Empire: Knowledge, Prognostication, and Politics at the Ottoman Court, 1450s––1550s Assistant Professor of Ottoman History, History Department, Columbia University
Summer 2016 Monique Vincent Schloen, David Households, Communities, and Dimensions of Social Identity in the Early Iron Age at Tall al-‘Umayri Publications Manager, Center for Near Eastern Archaeology, La Sierra University
Spring 2016 Solange Ashby (Bumbaugh) Johnson, Janet Calling Out to Isis: the Enduring Nubian Presence at Philae Adjunct Instructor, Department of Philosophy and Religion, American University
Spring 2016 Rozenn Bailleul-LeSuer Johnson, Janet The Exploitation of Avian Resources in Ancient Egypt: A Socio-Economic Study Instructor, Graham School of Continuing Liberal and Professional Studies, University of Chicago
Spring 2016 Kathryn Bandy (with Honors) Ritner, Robert Town and District: Local and Regional Administration during the Second Intermediate Period
Spring 2016 Paul Gauthier (with Honors) Farber, Walter Temple and State in Middle Assyrian Bureaucracy Software Developer, McMaster-Carr Supply Company
Spring 2016 Pascal Held Fleischer, Cornell The Hanbali School and Mysticism in Sixth/Twelfth Century Baghdad
Spring 2016 Elise MacArthur Moeller, Nadine Negotiating Identity in Middle Kingdom Egypt
Spring 2016 Hannah Marcuson (with Honors) Goedegebuure, Petra The Hittite Munus ŠU.GI, or “Old Woman”
Spring 2016 Nathaniel Miller (with Honors) Qutbuddin, Tahera Tribal Poetics in Early Arabic Poetry: The Case of Ashʿār Banī Hudhayl Leverhulme Early Career Fellow, Department of Middle Eastern Studies, University of Cambridge
Spring 2016 Oya Topcuoglu (with Honors) Gibson, McGuire Emblems of Power: Ideology and Identity in Late Old Assyrian Glyptic Lecturer, Middle East and North African Studies Program, Northwestern University
Spring 2016 Liran Yadgar ( Lewis, Franklin 'All the Kings of Arabia are Seeking Your Counsel and Advice': Intellectual and Cultural Exchange between Jews and Muslims in the Later Middle Islamic Period The Jacob and Hilda Blaustein Postdoctoral Associate (Medieval Judaism), Judaic Studies, Yale University
Autumn 2015 Eric Jobe Golb, Norman Innovation in Post-Biblical Hebrew Poetry: A Stylistic Analysis of Qumran, Hekhalot, and Payyetanic Poetry Instructor of Bible and Biblical Languages, St. Macrina Orthodox Institute
Autumn 2015 Joshua Mabra Donner, Fred The Almost Caliph: Reconstructing the Political Life of ‘Abd al-‘Azīz ibn Marwān (D. 86/705) Assistant Professor of Arabic, Department of Modern Languages, Wright State University
Summer 2015 Sabahat Adil El Shamsy, Ahmed An Itinerant Scholar: The Life, Work, and World of al-Maqqarī (d. 1631/2 CE) Assistant Professor of Arabic, Department of Asian Languages and Civilizations, University of Colorado-Boulder
Summer 2015 Drayton Benner Pardee, Dennis The Sounds of the Psalter President of Miklal Software Solutions
Summer 2015 Cameron Cross (with Honors) Lewis, Franklin The Poetics of Romantic Love in Vis & Rāmin Assistant Professor of Iranian Studies, University of Michigan
Summer 2015 Edmund Hayes (with Honors) Lewis, Franklin The Envoys of the Hidden imam: Religious Institutions and the Politics of the Twelver Occultation Doctrine Postdoctoral Researcher, Leiden University Institute for Area Studies
Summer 2015 Christopher Markiewicz (with Honors) Fleischer, Cornell The Crisis of Rule in Late Medieval Islam: A Study of Idris Bidlisi (1457-1520) and Governance at the Turn of the Sixteenth Century Lecturer in Ottoman and Islamic History, University of Birmingham
Summer 2015 Nathan Mastnjak (with Honors) Pardee, Dennis The Prophet Who Was before Me: Allusions to Deuteronomy in the Book of Jeremiah Visiting Lecturer in Biblical Hebrew, Borns Jewish Studies Program, Indiana University-Bloomington
Summer 2015 Susan Penacho Moeller, Nadine Deciphering Sealing Practices at Uronarti and Askut: A Spatial Analysis of the Built Environment and Individual Sealers Project Manager for ASOR CHI Geospatial Initiatives
Summer 2015 Jacqueline Vayntrub (with Honors) Pardee, Dennis Proverbs and the Limits of Poetry Assistant Professor of Hebrew Bible, Yale Divinity School
Spring 2015 Rodrigo Adem (with Honors) El Shamsy, Ahmed The Sources for an Intellectual Biography of Ibn Taymīya Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Religious Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Spring 2015 Muhammet Atcil Fleischer, Cornell State and Government in the Mid-Sixteenth Century Ottoman Empire: The Grand Vizierates of Rustem Pasha (1544-1561)
Spring 2015 Michael Jennings (with Honors) Whitcomb, Donald/Donner, Fred “Beyond the Walls of Jericho: Khirbet al-Mafjar and the Signature Landscapes of the Jericho Plain” Director of Field Data, CoDA (the Center for Digital Archaeology)
Spring 2015 Matthew McAffee Pardee, Dennis "Life and Mortality in Ugaritic: A Lexical, Literary, and Comparative Analysis Professor of Bible and Biblical Languages, Welch College
Spring 2015 Stephanie Selover Stein, Gil Excavating War: The Archaeology of Warfare in Chalcolithic and Early Bronze Age Anantolia And the Effects of War on the Rise of Complex Societies Assistant Professor, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilization, University of Washington
Winter 2015 Tate Paulette Gibson, McGuire Grain storage and the moral economy in Mesopotamia (3000–2000 BC) Assistant Professor, Department of History, North Carolina State University
Winter 2015 G. Yazicioglu (with Honors) Yener, Aslihan People of Kanesh: Residential Mobility, Community Life, and Cultural Pluralism in a Bronze Age City in Anatolia, Turkey
Autumn 2014 Cihangir Gundogdu (with Honors) Shissler, Holly Are There No Asylums? The Ottoman State and the Insane, 1856-1908 Lecturer, History, Bilgi University (Istanbul)
Autumn 2014 Esra Tasdelen Shissler, Holly Nationalism in Serial Fiction: The Cases of Ahmet Hikmet Müftüoğlu and Jurjī Zaydān Assistant Professor of Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies, Coordinator, Middle East and North African Studies program, North Central College
Summer 2014 Kaveh Hemmat Woods, John Through the Eyes of Others: Trade Diasporas and Early Modern Geographical Knowledge Lecturer, Department of Liberal Arts, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Spring 2014 Samuel Boyd Pardee, Dennis Contact and Context: Studies in Language Contact and Literary Strata in the Hebrew Bible Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and Jewish Studies, University of Colorado-Boulder
Spring 2014 David Calabro (with Honors) Pardee, Dennis Ritual Gestures of Lifting, Extending, and Clasping the Hand(s) in Northwest Semitic Literature and Iconography Associate Editor for Middle Eastern Texts Initiative, Neal A. Maxwell Institute
Spring 2014 Garrett Davidson (with Honors) El Shamsy, Ahmed Carrying on the Tradition: An Intellectual and Social History of Post-Canonical Sunni Hadith Transmission Assistant Professor of Arabic and Islamic Studies, College of Charleston
Spring 2014 Virginia Emery Johnson, Janet The House of Rejoicing: Malqata as the Festival Palace of Amenhotep III Post-Doctoral Fellow in Western Heritage at Kenosha College, Wisconsin
Spring 2014 Humphrey Hardy Pardee, Dennis Diachronic Development in Biblical Hebrew Prepositions: A Case Study in Grammaticalization Assistant Professor of Old Testament and Semitic Languages, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
Spring 2014 Daniel Mahoney Gibson, McGuire The Political Landscape of the Dhamar Plain in the Central Highlands of Yemen during the Late Medieval and Early Ottoman Periods Postdoctoral Researcher, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Institute for Social Anthropology (ISA)
Spring 2014 Amin Sadr Lewis, Franklin Love, Death, and Submission: The Role of the Reader in Rumi's Masnavi
Winter 2014 Brad Bowman Donner, Fred The Status of Christian Monasteries in the Early Islamic Period Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Louisville
Winter 2014 Foy Scalf (with Honors) Ritner, Robert Passports to Eternity: Formulaic Demotic Funerary Texts and the Final Phase of Egyptian Funerary Literature in Roman Egypt Head of Research Archives, Oriental Institute
Winter 2014 Randy Shonkwiler Dorman, Peter The Behdetite: A Study of Horus the Behdetite from the Old Kingdom to the Conquest of Alexander
Autumn 2013 Feryal Salem Donner, Fred 'Abd Allah b. al-Mubarak Between Hadith, Jihad, and Zuhd: An Expression of Early Sunni Identity in the Formative Period Assistant Professor of Islamic Scriptures & Law, Hartford Seminary
Summer 2013 Hani Khafipour Woods, John Funding State Religion: The Dissemination of Shi'i Education through Safavid Pious Endowment Lecturer, College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, USC Dornsife
Summer 2013 Tanya Treptow Whitcomb, Donald/Donner, Fred Archaeology and the Construction of Islamic Heritage in Egypt Associate at Slover Linett Audience Research Inc.
Spring 2013 Lyall Armstrong (with Honors) Kadi, Wadad The Qussas of the Umayyad Caliphate: Religious and Political Discourse in Early Islam Assistant Professor of Islamic History, American University Beirut
Spring 2013 Kamal Badreshany Schloen, David The Social and Economic Impact of Urbanization in the Lebanon: Changes in Settlement Patterns and Craft Production from the Proto-Urban (Chacolithic/EB1) Period to the First Urban Period (EB II-III) Director of the Durham Archaeomaterials Research Centre, Durham University
Spring 2013 Aaron Butts Hasselbach, Rebecca Language Maintenance, Lexical Borrowing, and Grammatical Replication: The Case of Greek and Syriac Assistant Professor of Semitic Languages and Literatures, Catholic University of America
Spring 2013 Kathryn Grossman Stein, Gil Early Bronze Age Hamoukar, Syria: A Settlement Biography Senior Lecturer, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, North Carolina State University
Spring 2013 Rana Mikati (with Honors) Donner, Fred The Creation of Early Islamic Beirut: The Sea, Scholars, Jihad and the Sacred Assistant Professor of History, College of Charleston
Spring 2013 Benjamin Thomas Pardee, Dennis Divinity, Prophecy, and the Remembrance of Things Past: Prophetic Historical Writing in the Books of Kings and the Theory of the Deuteronomistic History Research Project Professional, Persepolis Fortification Archive Digital Imaging Lab, University of Chicago
Winter 2013 Joseph Yackley Shissler, Holly Bankrupt: Financial Diplomacy in the Late Nineteenth-Century Middle East U.S. Department of State, Foreign Service Officer
Autumn 2012 Eve Krakowski (with Honors) Golb, Norman Female Adolescence in the Cairo Geniza Documents Assistant Professor of Near Eastern Studies, Princeton University
Summer 2012 James Tallon Shissler, Holly The Failure of Ottomanism: The Albanian Rebellions of 1909-1912 Associate Professor of History, Lewis University
Spring 2012 Catherine Bronson Kadi, Wadad Imagining the Primal Woman: Islamic Selves of Eve Assistant Teaching Professor, Department of Classics, University of Notre Dame
Spring 2012 Katharyn Hanson Gibson, McGuire Considerations of Cultural Heritage: Threats to Mesopotamian Archaeological Sites Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Pennsylvania Museum's Cultural Heritage Center, Visiting Scholar, American Association for the Advancement of Science
Spring 2012 Joseph Ching Po Lam (with Honors) Pardee, Dennis The Metaphorical Patterning of the Sin-Concept in Biblical Hebrew Assistant Professor, Department of Religious Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Spring 2012 Volkan Stodolsky (with Honors) Donner, Fred A New Historical Model and Periodization for the Perception of the Sunnah of the Prophet and His Companions Chair, Department of Islamic Law, Darul Qasim
Spring 2012 Elizabeth Urban (with Honors) Donner, Fred The Early Islamic Mawālī: A Window onto Processes of Identity Construction and Social Change Assistant Professor, Department of History, West Chester University
Winter 2012 Marya Green-Mercado (with Honors) Fleischer, Cornell Morisco Apocalypticism: Politics of Prophecy in the Early Modern Mediterranean Assistant Professor of Mediterranean Studies, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, University of Michigan
Winter 2012 Tobin Hartnell Gibson, McGuire A Historical Reconstruction of the Ancient Economy in the Kur River Basin, Fars Province, Iran: A Regional Landscape Study Assistant Professor, Department of Social Sciences, American University of Iraq
Winter 2012 Choukri Heddouchi Donner, F./ Whitcomb, D. For a Darislamic Archaeology: Egypt and West Africa and the Limits of Islamic Archaeology Chair, Department of Arabic, Darul Qasim
Summer 2011 Leann Pace Schloen, David A Comparison of Cooking and Serving Wares in Late EB III, EBIV/MB I and MB IIA Syria-Palestine Visiting Assistant Professor, Department for the Study of Religions, Wake Forest University
Spring 2011 Emran El-Badawi (with Honors) Donner, Fred Sectarian Scripture: The Qur'an's Dogmatic Re-articulation of the Aramaic Gospel Traditions in the Late Antique Near East Assistant Professor of Arabic Language and Literature, University of Houston
Spring 2011 Virginia Herrmann (with Honors) Schloen, David Society and Economy under Empire at Iron Age Sam’al (Zincirli Höyük, Turkey) Junior Research Group Leader, Institute for Ancient Near Eastern Studies, University of Tubingen
Spring 2011 Malayna Williams Johnson, Janet Signs of Creation: Sex, Gender, Categories, Religion and the Body in Ancient Egypt Managing Partner, PRW New Media
Winter 2011 John Burnight (with Honors) Pardee, Dennis Reversal and Response in Job 3-5 Associate Professor of Religion, University of Northern Iowa
Winter 2011 Metin Yüksel (with Honors) Shissler, Holly Dengbêj, Mullah, Intelligentsia: The Survival and Revival of the Kurdish-Kurmanji Language in the Middle East, 1925-1960 Lecturer at Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
Autumn 2010 Abdurrahman Atcil (with Honors) Fleischer, Cornell The Formation of the Ottoman Learned Class and Legal Scholarship (1300-1600) Assistant Professor of Arabic, Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies, Queens College, City University New York
Autumn 2010 Vanessa Davies Johnson, Janet The Dynamics of Hetep in Ancient Egypt Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Near Eastern Studies, University of California Berkeley
Autumn 2010 Rasheed Hosein Donner, Fred Tribal Alliance Formations and Power Structures in the Jahiliyah and Early Islamic Periods: Quraysh and Thaqif (530-750 CE) Assistant Professor, Department of History, United States Military Academy - West Point
Autumn 2010 Miller Prosser Pardee, Dennis Bunušu in Ugaritian Society Research Database Specialist, The OCHRE Data Service, Oriental Institute
Autumn 2010 Jennifer Westerfeld (with Honors) Johnson, Janet Landscapes of Memory: Pharaonic Sacred Space in the Coptic Imagination Assistant Professor of History, University of Louisville
Summer 2010 Edward Stratford (with Honors) Roth, Martha Agents, Archives, and Risk: A Micronarrative Account of Old Assyrian Trade through Å alim-ahum’s Activities in 1890 B.C. Assistant Professor, Department of History, Brigham Young University
Spring 2010 Adrian De Gifis Kadi, Wadad The Depictions of ‘Ali ibn Abi Talib in the Works of al-Jahiz University Lecturer, the Graham School, University of Chicago
Spring 2010 Fatma Eryilmaz (with Honors) Fleischer, Cornell The Shehnamecis of Sultan Suleyman: An Inspection of the Works of Fethullah Celebi (‘Arif) and Abdullatif (Eflatun) Affiliated Professor, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Scientíficas
Spring 2010 Adam Miglio Schloen, D./Richardson, S. Solidarity and Political Authority During the Reign of Zimri-Lim (c. 1775-1762 B.C.) Associate Professor of Archaeology, Wheaton College
Spring 2010 John Nolan (with Honors) Ritner, Robert Mud Sealings and Fourth Dynasty Administration at Giza Associate Director, Ancient Egypt Research Associates
Spring 2010 Maurice Pomerantz Kadi, Wadad Licit Magic and Divine Grace: The Life and Letters of al-Sāhib ibn ‘Abbād (D. 385/995) Mellon Asstistant Professor, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton
Spring 2010 Joshua Trampier (with honors) Moller, Nadine The Dynamic Landscape of the Western Nile Delta from the New Kingdom to the Late Roman Periods Project Director, Statistical Research Inc.
Winter 2010 Glenn Corbett (with Honors) Schloen, David Mapping the Mute Immortals: A Locational and Contextual Analysis of Thamudic E/Hismaic Inscriptions and Rock Drawings from the Wadi Hafir of Southern Jordan Associate Director, American Center of Oriental Research (ACOR)
Winter 2010 Koowon Kim Pardee, Dennis Incubation As a Type-Scene in the Aqhatu, Kirta, and Hannah Stories: Form-Critical and Narratological Study of KTU 1.41 I-1.15 III, 1.17 I-II, and I Samuel 1:1-2:11 Associate Professor in Old Testament, Reformed Graduate University in Seoul
Summer 2009 Sean Anthony Kadi, Wadad The Caliph and the Heretic: Ibn Saba’, the Saba’iyya and Early Shi’ism Between Myth and History Associate Professor, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, Ohio State University
Summer 2009 Ilker Binbas (with Honors) Woods, John Sharaf al-Din 'Ali Yazdi (ca. 770s-858/ca. 1370s-1454): Prophecy, Politics, and Historiography in Late Medieval Islamic History Lecturer in Early Modern Asian Empires at Royal Holloway College, University of London
Summer 2009 Mark Luce Kadi, Wadad Frontier As Process: Umayyad Khurāsān Iran/Arabian Peninsula Analyst, Cultural Intelligence Cell, U.S. Army Special Operations Command
Spring 2009 Elena Corbett Shissler, Holly Jordan First: A History of the Intellectual and Political Economy of Jordanian Antiquity Resident Director, Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE), Amman Study Center
Spring 2009 Jonathan Tenney (with Honors) Brinkman, John Life at the Bottom of Babylonian Society: Servile Laborers at Nippur in the 14th and 13th Centuries BC Assistant Professor of Ancient Near Eastern Studies, Cornell University
Winter 2009 Aram Shahin (with Honors) Kadi, Wadad Struggling for Communitas: Arabian Political Thought in the Great Century of Change (ca. 560 - ca. 660 AD) Assistant Professor of Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at James Madison University
Autumn 2008 Jacqueline Jay Johnson, Janet From Sinuhe to Setna: The Narrative Structure of Ancient Egyptian Tales Associate Professor of History at Eastern Kentucky University
Summer 2008 Vanessa De Gifis (with Honors) Kadi, Wadad Qur'anic Rhetoric in the Politics of al-Ma'mun's Caliphate Associate Professor of Islamic Studies and Graduate Advisor for Near Eastern Languages, Wayne State University
Summer 2008 Alexander Asa Eger (with Honors) Donner, F./Whitcomb, D. The Spaces Between the Teeth: Environment, Settlement, and Interaction on the Islamic-Byzantine Frontier Associate Professor of History at the University of North Carolina-Greensboro
Summer 2008 Nukhet Varlik (with Honors) Fleischer, Cornell Disease and Empire: A History of Plague Epidemics in the Early Modern Ottoman Empire (1453-1600) Assistant Professor of History, Rutgers University–Newark
Summer 2008 Justine Way Gibson, McGuire From Privilege to Poverty: The LIfe-Cycle of Pyramid Settlements During the Old Kingdom Visiting Scholar in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at the University of Washington
Spring 2008 Thomas Hefter (with Honors) Qutbuddin, Tahera “You Have Asked...”: The Addressee and the Absent Reader in the Works of Al-Jahiz Lecturer, Department of Near Eastern Studies, Princeton University
Spring 2008 John Nielsen Stolper, Matthew “Sons and Descendants: A Social History of Kin Groups and Family Names in the Early Neo-Babylonian Period” Adjunct Assistant Professor of History at Bradley University
Spring 2008 Ilya Yakubovich (with Honors) van den Hout, Theo Sociolinguistics of the Luvian Language Faculty Member, Philips Universitat Marburg
Winter 2008 Abdolmajid Arfaee The Geographical Background of the Persepolis Tablets
Autumn 2007 Yuval Ben-Bassat Shissler, Holly Local Feuds or Premonitions of a Bi-National Conflict? A Re-examination of Early Jewish-Arab Encounters in Palestine, 1882-1903 Assistant Professor of Ottoman Studies at the University of Haifa
Autumn 2007 J. Brett McClain (with Honors) Dorman, Peter Restoration Inscriptions and the Tradition of Monumental Restoration Research Associate/Senior Epigrapher, Epigraphic Survey, Oriental Institute
Summer 2007 Alyssa Gabbay (with Honors) Moayyad, Heshmat The Language of Tolerance: Amīr Khusraw and the Development of Indo-Persian Culture Assistant Professor, Department of Religious Studies, University of North Carolina Greensboro
Summer 2007 Jacob Lauinger (with Honors) Roth, Martha Archival Practices at Old Babylonian/Middle Bronze Age Alalakh (Level VII) Assistant Professor of Assyriology at Johns Hopkins University
Summer 2007 Patrick Wing (with Honors) Woods, John The Jalayirids and Dynastic State Formation in the Medieval Islamic World Assistant Professor of History at the University of Redlands
Spring 2007 Katherine Burke (with Honors) Donner, F./Whitcomb, D. Archaeological Texts and Contexts on the Red Sea: The Sheikh's House at Quseir al-Qadim Associate Director, Jaffa Cultural Heritage Project and Research Fellow, Costen Institute of Archaeology UCLA
Spring 2007 Louis Fishman Khalidi, Rashid Palestine Revisited: Reassessing the Jewish and Arab National Movements, 1908-1914 Assistant Professor of History at Brooklyn College
Spring 2007 Gabrielle Novacek (with Honors) Schloen, David "Barbarians from the North": Continuity and Change in Northern Palestine during the Early Bronze II-III (ca. 3100-2200 B.C.E.) in Light of the Khirbet Kerak Ware Phenomenon Principal at Boston Consulting Group
Winter 2007 Daniel Belnap Pardee, Dennis Fillets of Fatling and Goblets of Gold: The Use of Meal Events in the Ritual Imagery of the Ugaritic Mythological and Epic Texts Associate Professor of Religion at Brigham Young University
Winter 2007 Dennis Campbell (with Honors) van den Hout, Theo Mood and Modality in Hurrian Assistant Professor, Department of History, San Francisco State University
Winter 2007 Ebru Turan Fleischer, Cornell The Sultan's Favorite: Ibrahim Pasa and the Making of the Ottoman Universal Sovereignty in the Reign of Sultan Suleyman (1516-1526) Assistant Professor of History at Fordham University
Autumn 2006 Betul Basaran Fleischer, Cornell Remaking the Gate of Felicity: Policing, Migration and Social Control at the End of the Eighteenth Century Associate Professor of Religious Studies at St. Mary's College of Maryland
Autumn 2006 Nicole Hansen Ritner, Robert Motherhood in the Mother of the World: Continuity and Change of Reproductive Concepts and Practices in Egypt from Ancient to Modern Times Professor, America-Mideast Educational and Training Services
Autumn 2006 Sara Yildiz Woods, John Mongol Rule in Thirteenth-Century Seljuk Anatolia: The Politics of Conquest and History Writing, 1243-1282 Research Fellow, University of St. Andrews
Summer 2006 Jonathan Brown (with Honors) Kadi, Wadad The Canonization of al-Bukhari and Muslim: The Formation and Function of the Sunni Hadith Canon (note: line over both "a" and "i" in Bukhari; over “i” in Hadith; dot under the “H” in Hadith) Associate Professor of Islamic Civilization, Georgetown University
Summer 2006 M. Pinar Emiralioglu Fleischer, Cornell Cognizance of the Ottoman World: Visual and Textual Representations in the Sixteenth-Century Ottoman Empire (1514-1596) Associate Professor of History, Sam Houston State University
Spring 2006 Maha Nassar (with Honors) Khalidi, Rashid Affirmation and Resistance: Press, Poetry and the Formation of National Identity among Palestinian Citizens of Israel, 1948-1967. Assistant Professor, Modern Middle East History, Islamic Studies at the University of Arizona
Spring 2006 Michael Wechsler (with Honors) Golb, Norman The Arabic Translation and Commentary of Yefet ben ‘Eli the Karaite on the Book of Esther: Edition, Translation, and Introduction Professor of Bible at the Moody Bible Institute
Winter 2006 Harold Hays Ritner, Robert The Typological Structure of the Pyramid Texts and Its Continuities with Middle Kingdom Mortuary Literature Lecturer of Egyptology at Leiden University Institute for Area Studies
Winter 2006 Michael Kozuh (with Honors) Stolper, Matthew The Sacrificial Economy: On the Management of Sacrificial Sheep and Goats at the Neo-Babylonian/Achaemenid Eanna Temple of Uruk (c. 625-520 BC) Associate Professor of History, Auburn University
Winter 2006 Israel Sandman Golb, Norman The "Meshobeb Netibot" of Samuel Ibn Matut ("Motot"): Introductory Excursus, Critical Edition, and Annotated Translation Postdoctoral Research Fellow at University College London’s Department of Hebrew & Jewish Studies
Autumn 2005 Snjezana Buzov Fleischer, Cornell The Lawgiver and His Lawmakers: The Role of Legal Discourse in the Change of Ottoman Imperial Culture Associate Professor in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures at Ohio State University
Autumn 2005 Kenneth Garden Kadi, Wadad Al-Ghāzalī’s Contested Revival: Iḥyā’ ‘ulūm al-dīn and its Critics in Khorasan and the Maghrib Associate Professor of Religion at Tufts University
Autumn 2005 Carrie Hritz Gibson, McGuire Landscape and Settlement in Southern Mesopotamia: A Geo-archaeological Analysis Assistant Professor of Archaeological Anthropology at Penn State
Summer 2005 Hratch Papazian (with Honors) Ritner, Robert Domain of Pharaoh: The Structure and Components of the Economy of Old Kingdom Egypt Herbert Thompson Lecturer in Ancient Egyptian Language in the Division of Archaeology, University of Cambridge
Summer 2005 Roschanack Shaery-Eisenlohr (with Honors) Khalidi, Rashid Constructing Lebanese Shiite Nationalism: Transnationalism, Shiism, and the Lebanese State Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Relgious and Ethnic Diversity
Spring 2005 Blane Conklin Pardee, Dennis Oath Formulae in Classical Hebrew and Other Semitic Languages Senior Software Developer/Analyst at University of Texas at Austin
Spring 2005 Francois Gaudard (with Honors) Johnson, Janet The Demotic Drama of Horus and Seth Research Associate Oriental Institute, Demotic Dictionary at the University of Chicago
Spring 2005 Sooyong Kim (with Honors) Dankoff, Robert Minding the Shop: Zati and the Making of Ottoman Poetry in the First Half of the Sixteenth Century Assistant Professor in the Department of English Language and Comparative Literature at Koç University
Autumn 2004 Fehrullah Terkan Kadi, Wadad Recurrence of the Perennial Encounter? Al-Ghazali and Ibn Rushd on God's Knowledge of Particulars Professor of Islamic Philosophy at Ankara University
Autumn 2004 Jason Ur (with Honors) Gibson, McGuire Urbanism and Society in the Third Millenium Upper Khabur Basin Professor of Anthropology, Harvard University
Summer 2004 Nabil Al-Tikriti Dankoff, Robert Sehzade Korkud (ca. 1468–1513) and the Articulation of Early 16th-Century Ottoman Religious Identity Associate Professor of History at the University of Mary Washington
Summer 2004 Mark Altaweel Gibson, McGuire The Land of Ashur: A Study of Landscape and Settlement in the Assyrian Heartland Lecturer, Institute of Archaeology at University College London
Summer 2004 Tasha Vorderstrasse Donner, F./Whitcomb, D. A Port of Antioch Under Byzantium, Islam, and the Crusades: Acculturation and Differentiation at al-Mina: A.D. 350-1268 Research Associate at the Oriental Institute, The University of Chicago
Spring 2004 Aaron Burke Schloen, David The Architecture of Defense: Fortified Settlements of the Levant During the Middle Bronze Age Associate Professor of the Archaeology of the Levant and Ancient Israel at UCLA and Co-Director of The Jaffa Cultural Heritage Project
Autumn 2003 Jesse Casana Yener, Aslihan From Alalakh to Antioch: Settlement, Land Use, and Environmental Change in the Amuq Valley of Southern Turkey Associate Professor of Anthropology, Dartmouth University
Autumn 2003 Judith Pfeiffer Woods, John Conversion to Islam among the Ilkhans in Muslim Narrative Traditions: The Case of Ahmad Tegüder University Lecturer in Arabic at Oxford University and Fellow of St Cross College
Summer 2003 Gavin Brockett (with Honors) Khalidi, Rashid Betwixt and Between: Turkish Print Culture and the Emergence of a National Identity, 1945-1954 (MESA Dissertation of the Year Award) Associate Professor of Middle East and Islamic History at Wilfrid Laurier University
Spring 2003 Robert Hawley (with Honors) Pardee, Dennis Studies in Ugaritic Epistolography Research Fellow, French National Centre for Scientific Research, UMR 8167 "Orient et Méditerranée" Labo: Mondes sémitiques
Spring 2003 Tracy Hoffman Donner, F. / Whitcomb, D. Ascalon 'Arus al-Sham: Domestic Architecture and the Development of a Byzantine-Islamic City Supervisor and Ceramists Specialist, Leon Levy Expedition to Ashkelon
Summer 2002 Scott Cameron Lucas Kadi, Wadad The Art of Hadith Compilation and Criticism: A Study of the Emergence of Sunni Islam in the Third/Ninth Century Associate Professor of Islamic Studies at The Universit y of Arizona
Winter 2002 David Bryan Cook Donner, Fred The Beginnings of Islam in Umayyad Syria Associate Professor of Religious Studies at Rice University
Winter 2002 Khaled Keshk Donner, Fred The Depiction of Mu'awiya in the Early Islamic Sources Associate Professor of Islamic Studies at DePaul University
Autumn 2001 Shari Lee Lowin Kadi, Wadad The Making of a Forefather: Abraham in Islamic and Jewish Exegetical Narratives Associate Professor of Religious Studies at Stonehill College
Autumn 2001 Mark Jonathan Wegner Khalidi, Rashid Islamic Government: The Medieval Sunni Islamic Theory of the Caliphate and the Debate Over the Revival of the Caliphate in Egypt, 1924-1926
Summer 2001 Anne Falby Broadbridge Woods, John Mamluk Ideological and Diplomatic Relations with Mongol and Turkic Rulers of the Near East and Central Asia (658-807/1260-1405) Associate Professor of the Medieval Middle East at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst
Summer 2001 Joshua David Holo Golb, Norman An Economic History of the Jews of Byzantium, from the Eve of the Arab Conquest to the Fourth Crusade." Dean & Associate Professor of Jewish History at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion
Spring 2001 Ali J. Hussain Donner, Fred A Developmental Analysis of the Events of Karbala in Early Islamic History.
Spring 2001 Clemens Daniel Reichel Gibson, McGuire Political Changes and Cultural Continuity in the Palace of the Rulers at Eshnunna (Tell Asmar) from the Ur III Period to the Isin-Larsa Period (ca. 2070-1850 B.C.) Associate Curator of the Ancient Near East at the Royal Ontario Museum and Assistant Professor of Mesopotamian Archaeology at the University of Toronto
Winter 2001 Annie Higgins Kadi, Wadad The Qur'anic Exchange of the Self in the Poetry of Shurat (Khariji) Political Identity 38-132 A.H./651-750 A.D. Assistant Professor of Arabic Literature at Wayne State University
Autumn 2000 Edward William Castle Wente, Edward A Structural Study of Bronze Age Systems of Weight.
Summer 2000 Fumi Karahashi Civil, Miguel Sumerian Compound Verbs With Body Part Terms Associate Professor of Ancient Oriental Studies, Faculty of Letters at Chuo University
Spring 2000 Elizabeth Schiller Friedman Yener, Aslihan Technological Style in Early Bronze Age Anatolia Adjunct Professor of Anthropology, Illinois Institute of Technology
Spring 2000 Paul Lincoln Heck Kadi, Wadad Qudama b. Jafar (d. 337/948) and his Kitab al-kharaj wa-sina'at al kitaba: Administrative Contributions to Knowledge Associate Professor of Theology and Religious Studies at Georgetown University
Winter 2000 Anne Margaret Porter Gibson, McGuire Mortality, Monuements and Mobilitiy: Ancestor Traditions and the Transcendence of Space.
Autumn 1999 Ingrid M. Mattson Donner, Fred A Believing Slave is Better than an Unbeliever: A Study of Social Stratification in Early Islamic Society Professor of Islamic Studies and Director of Islamic Chaplaincy at the Macdonald Center for Islamic Studies and Christian-Muslim Relations at Hartford Seminary in Hartford, CT. Current President of the Islamic Society of North America
Autumn 1999 Alexandra Alice O’Brien Johnson, Janet Private Tradition, Public State: Women in Demotic Business and Administrative Texts from Ptolemaic and Roman Thebes.
Autumn 1999 Eric Reymond Pardee, Dennis A Poetic Analysis of Ben Sira 40:11-44:17 Lector in Biblical Hebrew at Yale Divinity School
Spring 1999 David Murray Clemens Pardee, Dennis A Study of the Sacrificial Terminology at Ugarit: A Collection and Analysis of the Ugaritic and Akkadian Textual Data Adjunct Professor of Biblical Languages, Regent College
Spring 1999 Timothy Joseph Collins Farber, Walter Natural Illness in Babylonian Medical Incantations
Winter 1999 Sunil Sharma Moayyad, Heshmat Poetics of Court and Prison in the Divan of Mas'ud-e Sa'd Professor of Persianate & Comparative Literature, Boston University
Summer 1998 Andrew John Baumann Wente, Edward The Suffix Conjugation of early Egyptian as Evidenced in the Underworld Books Assistant Director (Editorial Production Manager) at Health Administration Press
Summer 1998 Marianne Kamp Perry, John Unveiling Uzbek Women: Reform, Liberation and Discourse in Central Asisa: 1906-1929 Associate Professor of History at the University of Wyoming
Summer 1998 Weldon C. Matthews III Khalidi, Rashid The Arab Istiqlal Party in Palestine Associate Professor, Modern Middle East, Nationalism in the Department of History at Oakland University
Autumn 1997 Katherine H. Lang Kadi, Wadad AwΩ’il in Early Arabic Historiography: Beginnings and Identity in the Middle Abbasid Empire Associate Professor and Chair, Department of History at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Autumn 1997 Marion Holmes Katz Kadi, Wadad Purified Companions: The Development of the Islamic Law of Ritual Purity Professor of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies; Director of Graduate Studies at New York University
Summer 1997 Stuart Sears Donner, Fred A Monetary History of Iraq and Iran, ca. CE 500 to 750 Co-founder of Arabic Language Associates, LLC
Spring 1997 Benjamin Fortna (with Honors) Khalidi, Rashid Education for the Empire: Ottoman State Secondary Schools during the Reign of Sultan Abdülhamid II (1876-1909) Professor in the History of the Middle East in the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London
Spring 1997 Brigitte Treumann Gibson, McGuire The Role of Wood in the Rise and Decline of the Phoenician Settlements on the Iberian Peninsula Owner, Resources 2000
Winter 1997 Paul M. Cobb Donner, Fred White Banners: Contention in ‘Abbasid Syria, 750-877 Associate Professor of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at University of Pennsylvania
Autumn 1996 Albert Paul Hardy Avicenna on Knowledge of the Self Think-tank Scholar, Kalam Research & Media
Summer 1996 Camron Michael Amin Khalidi, Rashid The Attentions of the Great Father: RezΩ ShΩh, “The Woman Question,” and the Iranian Press, 1890-1946 Professor of History at the University of Michigan-Dearborn
Summer 1996 Aḥmad Qodrī Azizy Ikhtilāf among Muslim Jurists : A Translation and Analysis of al-Ṭaḥāwī's Chapter on "Judiciary and Testimonies" in His Ikhtilāf al-Fuqahāʼ Kementerian Agama Republik Indonesia (Ministry of Religious Affairs of The Republic of Indonesia)
Winter 1996 R. Mulyadhi Kartanegara The Mukhtasar Siwan Al-Hikma of Umar B. Sahlan Al-Sawi: Arabic Text and Introduction Associate Professor, Centre for Islamic Studies, Universitit Brunei Darussalam
Winter 1996 Stephen T. Parker Nominal and Prospective Uses of the SDM F in the Coffin Texts
Autumn 1995 Daniel Brown Rethinking Tradition: Modern Discussions of Sunna in Egypt and Pakistan Director, Institute for the Study of Religion in the Middle East
Autumn 1995 John C. Darnell The Enigmatic Netherworld Books of the Solar-Osirian Unity: Cryptographic Compositions in the Tombs of Tutankhamun, Ramesses VI, and Ramesses IX Professor of Egyptology, Department of Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations, Yale University
Autumn 1995 Mohammad Hossam Fadel Adjudication in the Mālikī Madhhab : a Study of Legal Process in Medieval Islamic Law Associate Professor & Canada Research Chair for the Law and Economics of Islamic Law, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto
Autumn 1995 Rachel S. Hallote Mortuary Practices and their Implications for Social Organization in the Middle Bronze Southern Levant  Professor of History, Purchase College SUNY
Autumn 1995 Peter Lacovara State and Settlement: Deir el-Ballas and the Development, Structure, and Function of the New Kingdom Royal City Senior Curator at Michael C. Carlos Museum of Emory University
Autumn 1995 Franklin D. Lewis Moayyad, Heshmat Reading, Writing and Recitation: Sanāí and the Origins of the Persian Ghazal Associate Professor of Persian Language and Literature, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago
Autumn 1995 Douglas Penney Towards a Prehistory of Biblical Hebrew Roots: Phoneme Constraint and Polymorphism Associate Professor of Ancient Languages, Wheaton College
Autumn 1995 Terry G. Wilfong "The Woman of Jême": Women's Roles in a Coptic Town in Late Antique Egypt Professor of Egyptology, University of Michigan
Summer 1995 Stuart Creason Semantic Classes of Hebrew Verbs: A Study of Aktionsart in the Hebrew Verbal System Lecturer, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago
Summer 1995 Ahmet Hadi Dialectical Methodology and its Critique: Ghazali as a Case Study Lecturer, Faculty of Theology, Ankara University
Summer 1995 Timothy P. Harrison Life On the Edge: Human Adaptation and Resilience in the Semi-arid Highlands of Central Jordan during the Early Bronze Age Professor, Department of Near and ME Civilizations, University of Toronto
Summer 1995 Judith M. Wilks Perry, John Aspects of the Köroğlu Destan: Chodźko and Beyond Instructor, Northwestern University
Spring 1995 Marlis J. Saleh Government Relations with the Coptic Community in Egypt during the Fāṭimid Period (358-567 A.H./969-1171 C.E.) Bibliographer for Middle East Studies, University of Chicago Library
Spring 1995 David Douglas Testen Asseverative LA- in Arabic and related Semitic particles 
Spring 1995 Anthony J. Tomasino Daniel and the Revolutionaries: The Use of the Daniel Tradition by Jewish Resistance Movements of Late Second-Temple Palestine Associate Professor of Old Testament and Hebrew, Department of Religion & Philosophy, Bethel College
Summer 1994 Sejin Koh An Archaeological Investigation of the Snake Cult in the Southern Levant: The Chalcolithic Period through the Iron Age Former President, Professor, Asian Center for Theological Studies & Missions
Spring 1994 Elise Auerbach Terra Cotta Plaques from the Diyala and their Archaeological and Cultural Contexts US Director of the American Institute of Indian Studies, Country Specialist for Iran and Jordan of Amnesty International USA
Autumn 1993 Gary Alan Long Simile, Metaphor, and the Song of Songs Professor of Biblical and Theological Studies, Bethel University
Autumn 1993 Paul E. Losensky Moayyad, Heshmat "Welcoming Fighānī": Imitation, Influence, and Literary Change in the Persian Ghazal, 1480-1680 Associate Professor, Departments of Central Eurasian Studies and Comparative Literature, Indiana University Bloomington
Summer 1993 Brannon M. Wheeler Applying the Canon: The Authorization and Maintenance of Interpretive Reasoning in Sunnī Fiqh Scholarship Professor of History, United States Naval Academy
Spring 1993 Clarissa C. Burt Parallelism in Jāhiliyya Poetry and the Northwest Semitic Connection Associate Professor, Languages and Cultures Department, United States Naval Academy
Spring 1993 Richard L. Goerwitz Tiberian Hebrew Pausal Forms Data Warehouse Architect at Carleton College
Spring 1993 Augusta Madeline McMahon The Early Dynastic Akkadian Transition in Southern Mesopotamia Senior Lecturer, Division of Archaeology, University of Cambridge
Spring 1993 Sholeh Alysia Quinn Woods, John Historical Writing During the Reign of Shâh ʻAbbâs I Associate Professor of History, University of California Merced
Winter 1993 Grace Kate-Sue White The Religious Iconography of Cappadocian Glyptic in the Assyrian Colony Period and its Significance in the Hittite New Kingdom 
Autumn 1992 Lisa Ann Heidorn The Fortress of Dorginarti and Lower Nubia during the Seventh to Fifth Centuries B.C. Research Associate, Oriental Institute Nubian Expedition
Summer 1992 William Raymond Johnson An Asiatic Battle Scene of Tutankhamun from Thebes: A Late Amarna Antecedent of the Ramesside Battle-narrative Tradition  Assistant Professor, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago, Director of Epigraphic Survey, Oriental Institute
Summer 1992 Cynthia Miller Reported Speech in Biblical and Epigraphic Hebrew Senior Professor, University of the Free State in Bloemfontein, South Africa
Spring 1992 Peter Ross Bedford Temple and Community in Early Achaemenid Judah Professor of Religious Studies, Union College
Spring 1992 Joseph Gilbert Manning The Conveyance of Real Property in Upper Egypt during the Ptolemaic Period: A Study of the Hauswaldt Papyri and Other Related Demotic Instruments of Transfer Professor of Classics & Ancient History, Yale University
Spring 1992 Peter Theodore Nash The Hebrew Qal Active Participle: A Non-aspectual Narrative Backgrounding Element Franklin I. and Irene List Saemann Endowed Chair in World Communities, Wartburg College
Spring 1992 Ernest Shreeves Tucker IV Religion and Politics in the Era of Nâdir Shâh : The Views of Six Contemporary Sources Professor of History of the Middle East, Central Asia, Iran, Turkey, United States Naval Academy
Spring 1991 Yvonne J. Seng The Üsküdar Estates (Tereke) as Records of Everyday Life in an Ottoman Town
Spring 1991 Edward James Walker Aspects of the Primaeval Nature of Egyptian Kingship: Pharoah as Atum
Spring 1991 Iftikhar Zaman The Evolution of a Hadith: Transmission, Growth and the Science of Rijal in a Hadith of Saʻd b. Abi Waqqas
Autumn 1990 Peter A. Piccione The Historical Development of the Game of Senet and its Significance for Egyptian Religion Associate Professor of History, College of Charleston
Autumn 1990 Emily Teeter The Presentation of Ma'at: The Iconography and Theology of an Ancient Egyptian Offering Ritual Research Associate and Curator, Oriental Institute
Summer 1990 Elizabeth Bloch-Smith Judahite Burial Practices and Beliefs about the Dead Faculty Member, Department of Theology and Religious Studies, Saint Joseph's University
Summer 1990 Steven William Cole Nippur in Late Assyrian Times, 750-612 B.C. Senior Lecturer, Assistant Dean for Faculty Advancement, Northwestern University
Summer 1990 Ronald Lee Gorny Ali̧sar Höyük in the Second Millennium B.C. Research Associate, Oriental Institute, Advisor at University of Chicago
Spring 1990 Peter der Manuelian Studies in Archaism of the Egyptian Twenty-Sixth Dynasty Professor of Egyptology, Department of Near Eastern Languaes & Civilizations, Harvard University
Spring 1990 Gary S. Greig The Influence of the Semantic Categories of Egyptian Verbs of Perception and Cognition on Grammatical Structure in Late Egyptian Vice President for Content, Bible and Theology, Gospel Light Publications / Regal Books
Autumn 1989 Edward Brovarski The Inscribed Material of the First Intermediate Period from Naga-ed-Dêr Adjunct Research Scholar, Department of Art of the Ancient World, Boston Museum of Fine Arts
Summer 1989 James Alan Armstrong The Archaeology of Nippur from the Decline of the Kassite Kingdom until the Rise of the Neo-Babylonian Empire
Summer 1989 Raymond D. Tindel The History and Culture of Ẓafār Research Associate, Oriental Institute
Winter 1989 Carol Ann Redmount On an Egyptian/Asiatic Forntier: An Archaeological History of the Wadi Tumilat Associate Professor of Egyptian Archaeology, Department of Near Eastern Studies, University of California Berkeley
Winter 1989 Bruce Theo Verhaaren Architecture and Archaeological Analysis: Between the Early and Middle Bronze Ages at Kurban Höyük, Turkey Assistant Environmental Scientist, Argonne National Laboratory
Autumn 1988 Sabah Jasim Abdul-Amir Archaeological Survey of Ancient Settlements and Irrigation Systems in the Middle Euphrates Region of Mesopotamia 
Autumn 1988 Antony Greenwood Istanbul's Meat Provisioning: A Study of the Celepkeşan System Adjunct Faculty, Department of History, Boğaziçi University
Autumn 1988 Richard Lewis Jasnow A Late Period Hieratic Wisdom Text: P. Brooklyn 47.218.135 Professor of Egyptology, Department of Near Eastern Studies, Johns Hopkins University
Spring 1988 Abbas Alizadeh Kantor, Helene Mobile Pastoralism and the Development of Complex Societies in Highland Iran: The Evidence from Tall-i-Bakun A Senior Research Associate, Oriental Institute
Spring 1988 Lorelei Hildo Corcoran Portrait Mummies from Roman Egypt Director of Institute of Egyptian Art & Archaeology, Professor of Art History, University of Memphis
Spring 1988 John C. Eisele The Syntax and Semantics of Tense, Aspect and Time Reference in Cairene Arabic Associate Professor of Arabic Studies, College of William & Mary
Spring 1988 John Gregory McMahon The Hittite State Cult of the Tutelary Deities Associate Professor of Classics, Humanities, and Italian Studies, and History, University of New Hampshire
Spring 1988 Michael Owen Wise The Temple Scroll: Its Composition, Date, Purpose and Provenance Professor of Hebrew Bible and Ancient Languages, University of Northwestern St. Paul
Winter 1988 Wan Mohd Nor Wan Daud The Concept of Knowledge in Islam and its Implications on the National System of Education in the Malaysian Context Director of Center for Advanced Studies on Islam, Science and Civilisation (CASIS), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
Winter 1988 Jo Ann Scurlock Magical Means of Dealing with Ghosts in Ancient Mesopotamia Adjunct Full Professor, History Department, Elmhurst College
Autumn 1987 Scott C. Layton Archaic Features of Canaanite Personal Names in the Hebrew Bible
Summer 1987 Robert Ritner The Mechanics of Ancient Egyptian Magical Practice Professor of Egyptology, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago & Oriental Institute
Summer 1987 Robert Schick The Fate of the Christians in Palestine during the Byzantine-Umayyad Transition, A.D. 600-750 Research Associate, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
Spring 1987 Mustafa Cerić A Study of the Theology of Abu Mansur al-Maturidi: (ca. 235/850-944) President, World Bosniac Congress
Spring 1987 Thomas Emil Homerin Stetkevych, Jaroslav Filled With a Burning Desire: Ibn al-Fāriḍ, Poet, Mystic, and Saint Professor of Religion, University of Rochester
Winter 1987 Gillian R. Bentley Kinship and Social Structure at Early Bronze IA Bab edh-Dhraʻ, Jordan: A Bioarchaeological Analysis of the Mortuary and Dental Data Profesor, Department of Anthropology, Durham University
Winter 1987 Aḥmad Zakī Mansūr Ḥammād Abū Ḥāmid al-Ghazālī's Juristic Doctrine in al-Mustaṣfá min ʻilm al-uṣūl: With a Translation of Volume One of al-Mustaṣfá min ʻilm al-uṣūl
Autumn 1986 Guillermo Algaze Mesopotamian Expansion and its Consequences: Informal Empire in the Late 4th Millenium B.C. Professor, Department of Anthropology, UC San Diego
Autumn 1986 Richard Beal The Organization of the Hittite Military Senior Research Associate, Chicago Hittite Dictionary, Oriental Institute
Autumn 1986 John D. Currid Archaeological Investigations into the Grain Storage Practices of Iron Age Palestine Professor of Old Testament, Reformed Theological Seminary
Autumn 1986 Samuel Richard Wolff Maritime Trade at Punic Carthage Excavations, Surveys & Research Fepartment, Israeli Antiquities Authority
Autumn 1986 Yang Zhi A Study of the Sargonic Archive from Adab Professor Emeritus, Institute for the the History of Ancient Civilizations at Northeast Normal University, China
Summer 1986 Masataka Takeshita Ibn ʻArabi's theory of the perfect man and its place in the history of Islamic thought Professor Emeritus, Department of Islamic Studies, University of Tokyo
Spring 1986 Valerie J. Hoffman The Religious Life of Muslim Women in Contemporary Egypt Professor of Islamic Studies, Department of Religion, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Winter 1986 Joseph A. Greene The Carthaginian Countryside: Archaeological Reconnaissance in the Hinterland of Ancient Carthage Deputy Director and Curator at the Harvard Semitic Museum
Autumn 1985 Peter Dorman The Monuments of Senenmut: Problems in Historical Methodology Professor Emeritus of Egyptology, University of Chicago & Oriental Institute, Professor of History and Archaeology, American University of Beirut
Summer 1985 Russell George Kempiners Jr. The Struggle for Khurâsân: Aspects of Political, Military and Socio-economic Interaction in the Early 8th/14th Century 
Summer 1985 Elizabeth Jane Sherman Nonclassical Orthographic Features of Late Period Hieroglyphic Egyptian: 400 to 280 B.C.
Spring 1985 Sandra Landis Gogel A Grammar of Old Hebrew President, La Source Parisienne, Antique Consultancy and Excursion Company
Spring 1985 Ann Macy Roth Egyptian Phyles of the Old Kingdom Clinical Associate Professor of Hebrew and Judaic Studies and Art History, New York University
Summer 1984 Richard L. Zettler The Ur III Inanna Temple at Nippur Associate Professor, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, University of Pennsylvania
Spring 1984 Nurcholish Madjid Ibn Taymiyya on Kalām and Falsafa: A Problem of Reason and Revelation in Islam  Rector, Paramadina University, Indonesia
Autumn 1983 Eugene Cruz-Uribe Saite and Persian Demotic Cattle Documents and their Use in the Legal System in Ancient Egypt Professor of History, Indiana University East
Spring 1983 Ahmad Syafi'i Maarif Islam as the Basis of State: A Study of the Islamic Political Ideas as Reflected in the Constituent Assembly Debates in Indonesia Senior Lecturer, IKIP Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Spring 1983 Tamara Sonn Bandalī al-Jawzī's The History of Intellectual Movements in Islam Professor in the History of Islam, Georgetown University
Winter 1983 Alparslan Açıkgenç The Concept of Existence in Ṣadrā and Heidegger Professor of Philosophy, Yildiz Technical University, Turkey
Winter 1983 Ibrahim al-Sinjilawi The Lament for Fallen Cities: A Study of the Development of the Elegiac Genre in Classical Arabic Poetry
Summer 1982 Marcia K. Hermansen Shāh Walī Allāh's theory of religion in Ḥujjat Allāh al-bāligha : with a translation of Volume I of Ḥujjat Allāh al-bāligha Professor, Theology Department, Loyola University Chicago
Summer 1982 Bruce Alan Masters The Merchants of Aleppo (1630-1730): The Commercial and Financial Life of an Ottoman Arab City Professor of History, Wesleyan University
Summer 1982 Samuel Michael Shahid Mihyār al-Daylamī: His Biography, Poetic Work, and its Characteristics Professor Emeritus, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
Winter 1982 Douglas L. Esse Stager, Lawrence Beyond Subsistence: Beth Yerah and Northern Palestine in the Early Bronze Age Former Assistant Professor, Oriental Institute
Autumn 1981 Carol Meyer Stone Artifacts from Tutub, Eshnunna, and Nippur Research Associate, Oriental Institute
Autumn 1981 Raphael Ventura Living in a City of the Dead: A Selection of Topographical and Administrative Terms in the Documents of the Theban Necropolis Professor Emeritus, Institute of Archaeology, Tel Aviv University
Spring 1981 Eric Doret Old and Middle Egyptian Narrative Verbal System
Spring 1981 Grant Frame Babylonia 689-627 B.C., a Political History Associate Professor, Department of Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations, University of Pennsylvania
Winter 1981 James P. Allen The Inflection of the Verb in the Pyramid Texts Professor of Egyptology, Brown University
Winter 1981 Donna Lee Bowen Contemporary Muslim Religious Attitudes toward Family Planning in Morocco Professor of Political Science, Brigham Young University
Winter 1981 John Walter Jandora Buṭrus al-Bustānī: Ideas, Endeavors, and Influence Supervisory Analyst, US Army Special Operations Command, Adjunct Professor of International Relations, Webster University
Winter 1981 Paul Sprachman Moayyad, Heshmat The Comic Works of ʻUbayd-I Zākānī : A Study of Medieval Persian Bawdy, Verbal Aggression, and Satire Assistant Professor of Persian, Rutgers University
Winter 1981 Suzanne Pinckney Stetkevych Stetkevych, Jaroslav Innovation in a Literary Tradition: Abu Tamman, Poet and Anthologist Professor Emerita, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, Indiana University
Summer 1980 Paul E. Zimansky Ecology and Empire - The Structure of the Urartian State Professor of Archaeology and Ancient History, SUNY-Stony Brook
Spring 1980 Irene A. Bierman Art and Politics: The Impact of Fatimid Uses of Ṭirāz Fabrics Professor Emerita, Department of Art History, UCLA
Spring 1979 Valerie M. Fargo Settlement in Southern Palestine during Early Bronze III Director of the Coppage-Gordon School for Ministry
Spring 1979 Mark Smith The Demotic Mortuary Papyrus Louvre E. 3452 Professor of Egyptology, Oxford
Winter 1979 Leon Marfoe Between Qadesh and Kumidi: A History of Frontier Settlement and Land Use in the Biqaʻ, Lebanon
Summer 1978 Umar Fārūq Abd-Allāh Mālik's Concept of ʻAmal in the Light of Mālikī Legal Theory Chairman of the Board, Scholar-in-Residence, Nawawi Foundation
Summer 1978 Hillel Gideon Fradkin Ibn Tufayl's Ḥayy Ibn Yaqẓān on the Relationship of Mysticism, Prophecy, and Philosophy Senior Fellow, Hudson Institute, Director, Center on Islam, Democracy and the Future of the Muslim World
Winter 1978 Thomas F. Michel Ibn Taymiyya's al-Jawāb al-ṣaḥīḥ :A Muslim Theologian's Response to Christianity Senior Fellow, Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding, Georgetown University
Autumn 1977 Robert George Hassert The Late Bronze Age Painted Pottery of Palestine and Syria: Quantitative and Stylistic Analyses
Autumn 1976 Necia Gamm Riyāżı̄'s Riyāż us-Şuʻarā
Autumn 1976 Albert Leonard The Nature and Extent of the Mycenaen Presence in the Southeastern Mediterranean Professor Emeritus, Departments of Classical Archaeology and Near Eastern Studies, University of Arizona
Autumn 1976 Juris Zarins The Domestication of Equidae in Third Millennium B.C. Mesopotamia Professor Emeritus, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Missouri State University
Spring 1976 Michael Bylebel Moayyad, Heshmat The Wisdom of Illumination: A Study of the Prose Stories of Suhrawardi
Spring 1976 Yousef Majidzadeh The Early Prehistoric Cultures of the Central Plateau of Iran: An Archaeological History of its Development during the Fifth and Fourth Millennia B.C. Professor Emeritus, University of Tehran
Spring 1976 David Walter Nasgowitz Prices of Commodities, Slaves, and Real Estate at Ugarit in the Fourteenth-Thirteenth Centuries B.C. Adjunct Professor of Religion, College of DuPage
Autumn 1975 Jesse L. Boyd III A Collection and Examination of the Ugaritic Vocabulary Contained in the Akkadian Texts from Ras Shamra
Autumn 1975 Bruce Williams Archaeology and Historical Problems of the Second Intermediate Period Research Associate, Oriental Institute
Summer 1975 Margaret Whitney Green Eridu in Sumerian Literature
Summer 1975 Bernard Lalor The Politics and the Reforms of Sultan Mahmud II, 1826-1839
Summer 1975 Saleh Omar Ibn al-Haytham and Greek Optics: A Comparative Study in Scientific Methodology
Summer 1975 David P. Silverman Interrogative Constructions with jn and jn-jw in Spoken and Written Old and Middle Egyptian Professor of Egyptology, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, University of Pennsylvania
Winter 1975 Ziaul Haque Theory and Practice of Land Tenure in Early Islam: Origin and Development of the Legal Doctrine of m̲u̲z̲a̲r̲a̲ʻ̲a̲ Chief of Research, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics
1974 Dennis G. Pardee The Preposition in Ugaritic Henry Crown Professor, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizatons, University of Chicago & Oriental Institute
Autumn 1974 John David Whitehead Early Aramaic Epistolography: The Arsames Correspondence
Spring 1974 Michael C. Hillmann Moayyad, Heshmat Unity in the Ghazals of Ḥāfeẓ Professor, Department of Middle Eastern Studies, University of Texas at Asustin
Spring 1974 Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati The Early Trans-Caucasian Culture: Geographical and Chronological Interaction Professor Emerita, Department of Art, California State University
Spring 1974 Paul E. Walker Abū Yaʻqūb al-Sijistānī and the Development of Ismaili Neoplatonism Lecturer, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago
1973 Miriam S. Galston Opinion and Knowledge in Farabis' Understanding of Aristotle's Philosophy Associate Professor of Law, George Washington University
1972 Harriet P. Martin Fara: An Archaeological Study of a Third-Millennium City Former Director, British Institute for the Study of Iraq
Autumn 1972 Syed Salman Nadvi ʻAbd Allāh ibn al-Zubayr and the Caliphate
Spring 1972 Janet H. Johnson Demotic Verbs and Dialects Morton D. Hull Distinguished Service Professor of Egyptology, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago & Oriental Institute
1971 Elizabeth Carter Elam in the Second Millennium B.C.: The Archaeological Evidence Professor of Near Eastern Archaeology, University of California Los Angeles
1971 William M. Hutchins Fakhr al-Din al-Razi on Knowledge Professor of Religious Studies, Appalachian State University
1971 Luke Matthew Kuriakos Non-paradigmatic Forms of Weak Verbs in Masoretic Hebrew
1971 Martin J. McDermott The Theology of al-Shaikh al-Mufīd: Its Relation to the Imamite Traditionalists and to the Baghad Mutazilites
1971 Mohamed Ahmed Sherif Ghazali's Theory of Virtue
1971 Joan Westenholz Some Aspects of Old Babylonian Syntax as Found in the Letters of the Period Former Chief Curator, Bible Lands Museum
1970 John B. Callender Coptic Nominal Sentences and Related Constructions Professor Emeritus of Egyptian, University of California Los Angeles
1970 Rudolph Henry Dornemann The Cultura and Archaeological History of the Transjordan in the Bronze and Iron Ages
1970 Tarif Khalidi Mas'ūdī's theory and practice of history Professor of Arabic and Islamic Studies, American University Beirut
1969 Jerrold S. Cooper Sumero-Akkadian Literary Bilingualism Professor Emeritus of Semitic Languages, Department of Near Eastern Studies, Johns Hopkins University
1969 Khalid Taha El-Dissouky Elephantine in the Old Kingdom
1969 Leonard H. Lesko The Composition of the Book of Two Ways Professor Emeritus of Egyptology and Assyriology, Brown University
1969 A. Marzal-Gonzales The Organization of the Mari State
1968 McGuire Gibson The City and Area of Kish Professor of Mesopotamian Archaeology, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago & Oriental Institute
1952 Barbara G. Mertz Certain Titles of the Egyptian Queens and their Bearing on the Hereditary Right to the Throne Author (Barbara Michaels, Elizabeth Peters, Barbara Mertz)
1945 Helene J. Kantor Plant Ornament: Its Origin and Development in the Ancient Near East Professor Emerita, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago & Oriental Institute
1933 Nabia Abbott Sprengling, Martin The Ḳurrah Papyri of the Oriental Institute Professor Emerita, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago & Oriental Institute