Nicholas Reid

Visiting Research Scholar 2014-15

Prior to receiving his DPhil in Oriental Studies (Cuneiform) from the University of Oxford, Nicholas Reid earned master degrees in Divinity, Theology (Hebrew Bible/Old Testament), and Oriental Studies (Cuneiform) from Reformed Theological Seminary, University of Aberdeen, and University of Oxford.

His main research interests relate to the social history of the ancient Near East and editing unpublished cuneiform tablets. His doctoral dissertation considers slavery in early Mesopotamia in the longue durée.
At ISAW, Nicholas's primary research project relates to an history of prisons in the ancient Near East. He will also be completing an edition of Old Babylonian letters housed in the British Museum with his colleague Klaus Wagensonner, Research Associate, University of Oxford.