Theresa Tiliakos is a second year Ph.D. student in Egyptology. She received a dual degree in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations and Anthropology from the University of Pennsylvania in 2013. In 2017, she received her M.A. from the Center for Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Chicago. Her current research interests include gender studies, mostly of the New Kingdom, and Late Egyptian literature and language. She is a research assistant for the Chicago Demotic Dictionary, where she works on image preservation, and the Persepolis Fortification Archive, where she works as a tablet photographer.