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Our Graduate Students

Our Graduate Students

FIRST YEAR
David Danzig - Assyriology

Andrea Trameri - Ancient Near Eastern Archaeology and Hittitology

Shujing Wang - Archaeology and cultural exchange between China and Central Asia

SECOND YEAR
Maria Americo - Ancient science and mathematics and the Medieval preservation of classical texts and the effect of classical heritage on Medieval Islamic thought

Sam Mirelman - Music, performance, and ritual in the ANE

Jonathan Valk - Processes of identity formation in the ANE, Assyrian history and culture

Yan Zhang - Anthropology, archaeology, and zooarchaeology of the complex societies of East Asia

THIRD YEAR
Alan Gampel
- Early musical indications, the origins of modern western musical notation, and the relationship between musical signs and symbols in the early Medieval period

Anthony SooHoo - Comparative study of religious belief, practice ,and social organization

Irene Soto - Late Antique Egypt, Economic History of the Eastern Roman Empire

Fan Zhang - Funeral and Buddhist art of early Medieval China; acculturation and deculturation in respect to Chinese and Central Asian art

 

FOURTH YEAR
Randolph Ford - Comparative study of Greco-Roman and Chinese ethnographic traditions and the strategies of cultural and political accommodation between sedentary societies and tribal confederations following imperial collapse

Erik Hermans - Comparison of how classical heritage was dealt with in the Carolingian world, the Byzantine empire, and the Abbasid caliphate (ca. 700-1000 AD)

 

DISSERTATION
Zoe Misiewicz - Astral Omens in Mesopotamia and the Greco-Roman World: Connections and Contexts

Martin Reznick - Social learning and social order -- a rational choice theory of dispute resolution in Roman Egypt

Mehrnoush Soroush - Irrigated Landscape of the Mian-ab Plain (Shushtar) in the Late Antique - Early Islamic periods