Helen Dixon

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    Research areas

  • 615 History and Archaeology - Near Eastern Archaeology, Phoenician History, Hebrew Bible, Northwest Semitic Languages, Museum Studies, Ancient Lebanon, Ancient Syria, Ancient Mediterranean
Affiliation Expiration31/07/2017
Further information on the affiliationPostdoc, Center of Excellence in "Changes in Sacred Texts and Traditions," Team One: Society and Religion in the Ancient Near East

Curriculum Vitae

Helen Marie Dixon

Curriculum Vitae

2015

Faculty of Theology  

P.O. Box 4 (Vuorikatu 3)

00014 University of Helsinki  

+358 (40) 729 4054 

helsinki.academia.edu/HelenDixon                                                                      helen.dixon@helsinki.fi

 

EDUCATION

Ph.D.   (2013) Program in Ancient Civilizations and Biblical Studies (ACABS), Department of Near Eastern Studies, University of Michigan. Co-chairs:  Brian Schmidt, Assoc. Professor of Hebrew Bible and Ancient West Asian Cultures; Janet Richards, Assoc. Professor of Egyptology. Dissertation: Phoenician Mortuary Practice in the Iron I-III (ca. 1200 – ca. 300 BCE) Levantine ‘Homeland.’

Graduate Certificate in Museum Studies         

            (2011) Museum Studies Program, University of Michigan.

Graduate Certificate in College-Level Teaching          

            (2010) Teaching Certificate Program, Rackham Graduate School, University of Michigan.

M.A.    (2006) Ancient Israel / Hebrew Bible, Department of Near Eastern Studies, University of Michigan.

B.A.     (2004) Scriptural Interpretation; Minor concentration in Jewish Studies. Department of Religious Studies, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec.

 

PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS

2015 - 2017     Postdoctoral Researcher, Centre of Excellence in Changes in Sacred Texts and Traditions (CSTT), Faculty of Theology, University of Helsinki.

2013 - 2015     Postdoctoral Teaching Scholar, History Department, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, North Carolina State University.

 

OTHER APPOINTMENTS

2015 – 2016    Assistant Editor, Palestine Exploration Quarterly, ed. David Jacobson / Linda Hulin, published by the Palestine Exploration Fund, London.

 

WORKS IN PROGRESS

 “The Carthaginian Infant Cremation Urns in the Kelsey Museum” [permission to publish granted by the Kelsey Museum, University of Michigan] in preparation for Curator

 “Perfumed Oil Vessels in Levantine Phoenician Mortuary Contexts” in preparation for Journal of the American Oriental Society.

 “How ‘Phoenician’ are Phoenician Dog Burials?”  in preparation for Journal of Near Eastern Studies.

 

PUBLICATIONS

Submitted         “Women in Ancient Phoenicia,” for The Blackwell Companion to Ancient Phoenicia, ed. Mark Woolmer.

In press            “What is Funerary Archaeology?” and “How do Artefacts End Up in Museums?” in The Five-Minute Archaeologist of the Southern Levant, ed. Cynthia Shafer-Elliott, Equinox Press (expected publication, January 2016).

In press            [second author with Margaret Root], “‘Blue from Babylon’: Notes from the Curatorial Trenches,” in The Adventure of the Illustrious Scholar: Papers Presented to Oscar White Muscarella, eds. E., Simpson and S. German; Leiden: E.J. Brill.

2015                “Achaemenid,” “Arsacid,” “Cyrus,” “Human Sacrifice,” “Persepolis,” “Persia,” and “Sassanian,” in The Routledge Encyclopedia of Ancient Mediterranean Religions, ed. Eric Orlin, Liz Fried, et al., Routledge. 

2009                “Writing Persepolis in Judah: Achaemenid Kingship in Chronicles,” in Images and Prophecy in the Ancient Eastern Mediterranean, ed. Martti Nissinen and Charles Carter, Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht; 163-194.

2006                “Beyond ‘David’s Palace’: Reliability and Interpretation in Text and Archaeology,” published as “Unearthing an Empire,” in Michigan Israel Observer: A Student Journal of Politics, Culture and History No. 1 (Winter): 6-14.

2004                “Pseudepigrapha as Exegesis: Jubilees and Pseudo-Philo on Exodus 19-20,” The McGill Undergraduate Journal of Jewish Studies 8: 129-141.

Book Reviews

In preparation Review of Arwad, cite Phénicienne du nord, by J. Elayi and A.G. Elayi, Gabalda, 2015. Review for the Journal of the American Oriental Society.

In preparation Review of Phoenicia: Episodes and Anecdotes from the Ancient Mediterranean, by Brian Peckham, Eisenbrauns, 2014.  Review for the Journal of the American Oriental Society.

Submitted         Review of The Individual in the Religions of the Ancient Mediterranean, edited by Jörg Rüpke, Oxford University Press, 2013.  Review for the Review of Biblical Literature.

In press            Review of The Ancient Near East: A Very Short Introduction by Amanda H. Podany, Oxford University Press, 2014.  Journal of the American Oriental Society 135 (4), October-December, 2015 (expected publication: January 2016). 

 

NATIONAL AWARDS, GRANTS, AND FELLOWSHIPS

2014          National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute scholar, “Mortality: Facing Death in Ancient Greece,” Karen Bassi, director. Athens, Greece, June 29 – July 26.

2009          American Schools of Oriental Research Travel Grant, ASOR annual meeting, New Orleans.

2008          Lindstrom Foundation Student Service Scholarship award, ASOR annual meeting, Boston.

2006 - 09   Dolores Zohrab Liebmann National Fellowship recipient (renewed for three years).

 

UNIVERSITY AWARDS, GRANTS, AND FELLOWSHIPS

2015          Department of History Research Funding, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, North Carolina State University (for research in Beirut, Lebanon).

2014          Department of History Research Funding, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, North Carolina State University (for research in Athens, Greece).

2013          Department of Near Eastern Studies Summer Dissertation Defense Fellowship, University of Michigan.

2013          Rackham Graduate School Graduate Student Research Grant for database improvement and a research trip to the Istanbul Archaeology Museum, Turkey.

2013          Rackham Graduate School Conference Grant (Mediterranean Studies Association Conference, Terceira, Azores, Portugal; May 29-June 1).

2012          Department of Near Eastern Studies Summer Fellowship, University of Michigan.

2012          George Cameron Award in Ancient Civilizations and Biblical Studies, Department of Near Eastern Studies, University of Michigan.

2011          Department of Near Eastern Studies Summer Fellowship, University of Michigan.

2011          Summer Dissertation Writing Institute Fellowship, Sweetland Writing Center, University of Michigan.

2010          Waterman Near Eastern Studies Departmental Fellowship, University of Michigan.

2010          Museum Studies Professional Development Award (Science and Technology for Archaeology and Cultural Heritage in the Eastern Mediterranean [STACHEM] conference in Nicosia, Cyprus), University of Michigan.

2010          Department of Near Eastern Studies Summer Fellowship, University of Michigan.

2009          University of Michigan Honors Graduate Fellowship – Graduate Mentor for LS&A Undergraduate Honors Students.

2009          Jean and Samuel Frankel Center for Judaic Studies Grant (for dissertation research at the site of Idalion, Cyprus; the Cyprus American Archaeological Research Institute [CAARI] in Nicosia, Cyprus; Le Institute Francais du Proche Orient [IFPO] in Beirut, Lebanon; and the American Council of Oriental Research [ACOR] in Amman, Jordan), University of Michigan.

2009          Department of Near Eastern Studies Summer Fellowship (for dissertation research at the site of Idalion, Cyprus; CAARI in Nicosia, Cyprus; IFPO in Beirut, Lebanon; and the ACOR in Amman, Jordan), University of Michigan.

2008          Museum Studies Practicum Award for a three-month, full-time internship at the Archaeological Museum of the American University of Beirut, Lebanon.  University of Michigan.

2007          Department of Near Eastern Studies Summer Fellowship (full archaeological season at Tall Jalul, Jordan: May 30-July 9), University of Michigan.

2007          Rackham Graduate School (Hewlett – International Institute) Travel Grant (Conference on Graduate Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Bible, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland).

2006          University of Michigan nominee for the national Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fellowship competition.

2005          Department of Near Eastern Studies Summer Fellowship (Hebrew University's archaeological excavations and field school at Tel Rehov, Israel), University of Michigan.

2005          Jean and Samuel Frankel Center for Judaic Studies Grant (Hebrew University's archaeological excavations and field school at Tel Rehov, Israel), University of Michigan.

2005          Rackham Graduate School Discretionary Funds Grant (Hebrew University's archaeological excavations and field school at Tel Rehov, Israel), University of Michigan.

2004 - 05   Department of Near Eastern Studies Block Grant Fellowship (awarded upon admission to the Ph.D. Program), University of Michigan.

2004          Jean and Samuel Frankel Center for Judaic Studies Grant (awarded upon admission to the Ph.D. Program for future personal research project), University of Michigan.

 

CONFERENCE PARTICIPATION

Session Chair

2014 - 16   Session Chair for The Archaeology of Lebanon, ASOR Annual Meeting.

2015          Substitute Session Chair for Myth, History, and Archaeology, ASOR Annual Meeting, Atlanta, November 20.

2012          Session Chair for Orality and Literacy in the Hebrew Bible, Orality and Literacy X, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, June 28.

2011          Session Organizer and Chair for Death and Burial in the Ancient Near East, ASOR Annual Meeting, San Francisco, November 19.

2010          Session Organizer and Chair for first annual member-organized session on Death and Burial in the Ancient Near East, ASOR Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA; November 17-20.

Invited Conference Papers

2016          TBD, Workshop on Mortuary Rituals (organized by Kirsi Valkama and Anne Katrine de Hemmer Gudme), Centre of Excellence in Changes in Sacred Texts and Traditions (CSTT), University of Helsinki; October.

2014          “Reconstructing Neo-Babylonian Policy in the Phoenician Levant,” Current Historiography on Ancient Israel and Judah (Diana Edelman, Chair), SBL Annual Meeting, San Diego, November 23.

2011          “Commemoration at Khaldeh: Reconstructing Burial Practices in the Phoenician Homeland,” Near Eastern Studies Commemoration Session, Society for American Archaeology Annual Meeting, Sacramento, CA; March 30 – April 3.

Conference Papers

2016          “Illustrating the Divine in the Iron Age Phoenician Levant,” Images in Context: Agencies, Audiences, and Perceptions, International Congress on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East (ICAANE), Vienna, April.

2016          “Distinguishing Change and Diversity in Levantine Phoenician Religious Space,” Center of Excellence in Changes in Sacred Texts and Traditions (CSTT) Annual Meeting, Saariselkä, Finland, April 7-10.

2015          “Cakes for the Queen(s) of Heaven: Women’s Worship in Phoenicia and Israel,” Israelite Religion in its West Asian Environment, SBL Annual Meeting, Atlanta, November 22 [cancelled due to presenter illness].

2015          “Untangling Myth and History at the Neo-Babylonian Siege of Tyre,” Myth, History, and Archaeology, ASOR Annual Meeting, Atlanta, November 20.

2014          “Exploring the Social Roles of Levantine Phoenician Women,” Gender in the Ancient Near East, ASOR Annual Meeting, San Diego, November 20.

2013          “Reexamining Phoenician Dog Burials in Light of Northern Levantine Mortuary Practices,” Archaeology of the Bronze and Iron Age, ASOR Annual Meeting, Baltimore, November 22.

2013          “Friend in Life; Symbol in Death: Understanding Intentional Dog Burials from the Phoenician Levant,” 16th Annual Mediterranean Studies Association Congress, Angra do Heroismo, (Terceira) Portugal, May 29 -June 1.

2012          “The Changing Face of Phoenician Burial Practice: The Iron II – Persian Transition in the Levantine Homeland,” Archaeology of the Bronze and Iron Age, ASOR Annual Meeting, Chicago, November 17.

2012          “Guidelines from the Museum Field: An Assessment of Ethical Standards for the Acquisition, Study, and Display of Unprovenienced Artifacts from the ICOM, AAM, and other Museum-Oriented Institutions,” Secondary Context II: Considering Theory and Method for the Study of Objects of No Known Origin, ASOR Annual Meeting, Chicago, November 15.

2011          “A Database of Burials from the Phoenician Homeland,” Archaeology of the Bronze and Iron Age, ASOR Annual Meeting, San Francisco, November 19.

2007          “Amorites at Ugarit?  Nomads, Rephaim, and the Unmaking of a Scholarly Myth,” Graduate Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Bible (GIA) Conference, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland; February 23-26.

 

INVITED TALKS

2015 - 16   Invited speaker, National Lecture Program of the Archaeological Institute of America [declined].

2015          “Exploring Everyday Life in Ancient Phoenicia,” Center for Life Enrichment, Highlands, North Carolina, June 10.

2015          “Excavating Phoenician Burial Data,” Archaeological Lecture Series, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, April 8.

2015          “Gilding the Dead: The Significance of Gold Funerary Adornment in Phoenician Burials,”Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) Triangle Society, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, March 18.

 

CAMPUS TALKS

2016          “Neighbors and Strangers: Phoenician History and Its Place in the Hebrew Bible,”A.F. Puukko Academy annual lecture series, University of Helsinki, January 21.

2015          “Idolaters among Us: Images of Phoenicians in the Hebrew Bible,” Philosophy and Religious Studies Department lecture series, North Carolina State University, April 15.

2014          “Exploring Everyday Life in Ancient Phoenicia,” invited public lecture sponsored by the Khayrallah Program for Lebanese-American Studies, History Department, North Carolina State University, February 4.

2013          “The Significance of Dog Burials in Phoenicia and the Ancient Near East,” departmental colloquium, Department of Near East Studies, University of Michigan, February 23.

2012          “The Changing Face of Phoenician Burial Practice: The Iron II – Persian Period Transition in the Levantine Homeland,” departmental colloquium, Department of Near East Studies, University of Michigan, March 10.

2010          “Ashlar Masonry – A Phoenician Fingerprint?” department colloquium, Department of Near Eastern Studies, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, March 27.

2009          “Sacrificed Children and Eternal Kings: Excavating 150 years of Scholarship on Phoenician Mortuary Practice,” public lecture given at the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, FAST lecture series, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, March 5.

2008          “‘Ce n'est pas un musée archéologique!’ Repositioning the Archaeology Museum of the American University of Beirut for a Changing Museological Audience,” public talk given as part of the annual Museum Studies Program brown bag series, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, October 3.

2007          “Reading Persepolis in Judah,” departmental colloquium, Department of Near East Studies, University of Michigan, March 10.

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

University of Helsinki, Faculty of Theology

“Introduction to Phoenician History”

Upper-level lecture (10-15 students): Fall 2016

 

North Carolina State University, History Department             

“The Ancient World to 180 A.D.”

Introductory survey (70+ students): Fall 2013, Spring 2014, Fall 2014, Spring 2015

“Civilization of the Ancient Near East”

Upper-level lecture (20+ students): Fall 2013, 2015

“Ancient Greek Civilization”

Upper-level lecture (25 students): Spring 2014, 2015

“Everyday Luxuries: Glass and Other Small Vessels in the Ancient Near Eastern and Classical Worlds”

Graduate-level seminar (2 students): Spring 2014

“Introduction to Greek Epigraphy”

Graduate-level seminar (6 students): Fall 2014

“Phoenicians and the West: Exchange between Phoenician Colonies and Northwestern European Settlements in the 8th-5th c. BCE”

Undergraduate independent study (1 student): Spring 2015

University of Michigan, Depts. of Near Eastern Studies, Classics, History and Museum Studies

Supervisory Roles:

Graduate Teaching Consultant and IT-Teaching Specialist

Center for Research on Learning and Teaching (CRLT): Summer 2013

Graduate Student Teaching Mentor: peer advisor to graduate student instructors

Near Eastern Studies Department: Winter 2010

As Primary Instructor:

“Second-Year Biblical Hebrew”

Advanced language course (2 students): Winter 2013

“Introduction to Biblical Hebrew”

Introductory year-long language course (12 students): Fall 2009 - Winter 2010

“Introduction to Ancient Egypt”

Introductory survey (25 students): Summer 2010

As Graduate Student Instructor:

“Great Books I”: Homer, Genesis, Exodus, Aeschylus, Thucydides, Euripides, Plato, and Aristophanes

Classical literature class for first-year Honors students: Fall 2012

“Perspectives on the Holocaust”

Introductory survey: Winter 2012

“Museums and Society”

Upper-level lecture class: Fall 2011

“Introduction to Arab Culture”

Upper-level lecture class: Winter 2011

“The Land of Israel/Palestine through the Ages”

Introductory survey: Winter 2006

“Peoples of the Middle East”

Introductory survey: Fall 2005

As Grader:

“The Art of Ancient Iran”: Achaemenid art & arch.

Upper-level lecture class: Winter 2010

“Modern Jewish History 1880-1948”

Upper-level lecture class: Fall 2006

 

EDITORIAL WORK

2015 - 16   Assistant Editor, Palestine Exploration Quarterly, ed. David Jacobson / Linda Hulin, published by the Palestine Exploration Fund, London.

2015          Manuscript review, Buried History, annual journal of the Australian Institute of Archaeology.

2014          Manuscript review, Journal of Near Eastern Studies.

2011 - 12   Editorial Assistant, Working Papers in Museum Studies (published online at ummsp.lsa.umich.edu), ed. Bradley Taylor, University of Michigan.

 

OTHER SERVICE TO PROFESSION

2016 - 18   Member, American Schools of Oriental Research (ASOR) Program Committee.

2014 - 15   Member, ASOR Steering Committee of the Initiative on the Status of Women.

2013 - 16   Postdoctoral Committee member, ASOR Junior Scholars Committee.

2012 - 13   Consulting member, ASOR Junior Scholars Group.

 

UNIVERSITY SERVICE AND STUDENT ADVISING

University of Helsinki

2015 - 17   Committee member, Communication and Media Workgroup, Centre of Excellence in Changes in Sacred Texts and Traditions (CSTT), Faculty of Theology.

North Carolina State University

2016    M.A. Thesis committee member – Russell Gentry, “Nabataea and Arabia Felix in the Dawn of this Era: Reactions to Roman Imperialism,” defense planned for spring 2016.

2015    M.A. Thesis committee member – Jesica Jayd Lewis, “The Warror’s Banquet: Syssitia in Ancient Crete,” defended April 28.

2015    Honors Undergraduate Thesis committee member – Jordan Karlis, “A Comparative Analysis of Roman Fine Ware Pottery within the Nabatean Kingdom,” defended April 22.

2015    M.A. Thesis committee member – Ashley Jones, “Mechanics, Motivation, and Magnitude: A Study of Glass Recycling in the Roman World,” defended April 20.

2015    M.A. Thesis committee member – Pamela Koulianos, “The Economy of Petra from the First Century BC through the Fourth Century AD: An Analysis of the Nabataean Perfume Industry,” defended March 5.

2015    Student-Initiated Honors Contract for “The Ancient World to 180 A.D.,” B. Bunch.

2014    Co-organizer (with Gary Mathews, Dept. of Foreign Languages and Cultures) for Undergraduate Independent Study in “Medicine in the Ancient World,” Allyson Ryan.

2014    Honors Undergraduate Thesis committee member – Christopher Molnar, “Swords to Plowshares: When did the Limitanei begin farming?” defended April 21.

2014    Student-Initiated Honors Contract for “The Ancient World to 180 A.D.,” S. Mitchell.

University of Michigan

2012 - 13   Co-organizer, Near Eastern Studies Graduate Student Colloquium (held February 23, 2013).

2012          Planning Committee Member, Museum Studies Program 10th anniversary celebrations (including colloquium, receptions, and workshops).

2008 - 09   Co-director, Middle East and North Africa Scholars (MENAS) interdisciplinary bi-weekly workshop.

2007          Graduate student representative to the Arts of Citizenship program.

2007          Volunteer, International Congress of Papyrology, held at University of Michigan.

2007          Participant, Middle East and North Africa Scholars interdisciplinary bi-weekly workshop.

2005 - 06   Near Eastern Studies Graduate Student Representative (3 semesters).

 

OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2012 - 13   Preceptor (Academic Advisor) for Honors undergraduates, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts (LS&A) Honors Program, University of Michigan.

2012          Regional Coordinator (Univ. of Michigan and Ann Arbor area), “Connecting to Collections” survey, Michigan Museum Association, January – March.

2008 - 12   Research and Office Assistant, Museum Studies Program, Univ. of Michigan.  Raymond Silverman and Bradley Taylor.  

2008          Internship at the Archaeological Museum of the American University of Beirut, Lebanon, under director and curator Leila Badre, May – August.

2008          Museum development project: consultant to the African American Cultural and Historical Museum of Washtenaw County, January – April.

2007          Department Assistant, Department of Near Eastern Studies, Univ. of Michigan.  Lisa Wolfe.

2006          Event Coordinator, Michigan Lecture Series in Judaism and Early Christianity, Yaron Eliav.

2006          Quality Review, Google library scanning project, Univ. of Michigan Hatcher Library.  Anne Karle-Zenith.

2006          Department Assistant, Department of Near Eastern Studies, Univ. of Michigan.  Lisa Wolfe.

 

ARCHAEOLOGICAL FIELD EXPERIENCE

2009          Summer season (7 weeks excavation experience) Idalion, Cyprus: Lycoming University.  Director: Pamela Gaber.  Square supervisor, registration, ceramics.

2008          Partial season (1 week excavation experience) Tell ‘Umayri, Jordan: Andrews University, Madaba Plains Project.  Director: Øystein S. LaBianca. 

2007          Partial season (1 week excavation experience) Tel Rehov, Israel: Hebrew University Beth Shean Project.  Director: Amihai Mazar.

2007          Summer season (6 weeks excavation experience) Tall Jalul, Jordan: Andrews University, Madaba Plains Project.  Director: Randy Younker.  Square supervisor (two squares), bone identification.

2005          Summer volunteer, Hebrew University archaeology lab, Jerusalem.  Nava Panitz-Cohen.

2005          Summer season (6 weeks excavation experience) Tel Rehov, Israel: Hebrew University Beth Shean Project. Director: Amihai Mazar.

 

LANGUAGE COMPETENCIES

Research Languages (Primary):                     Biblical Hebrew, Phoenician

Research Languages (Secondary):          Aramaic (Biblical, Imperial, Elephantine), Moabite, Edomite, Ammonite, Ugaritic, Akkadian, Syriac, Latin, Classical Greek

Languages of Scholarship (Primary):      French, German

Languages of Scholarship (Secondary):  Italian, Spanish

Speaking knowledge (Basic):                  French, Arabic

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

AAH – Association for Ancient Historians (joined 2013)

AAR – American Academy of Religions (joined 2005)

AHA – American Historians Association (joined 2014)

AIA – American Institute of Archaeology (joined 2008)

ASOR – American Schools of Oriental Research (joined 2007)

NPA – National Postdoctoral Association (joined 2014)

SAA – Society for American Archaeology (joined 2011)

SBL – Society for Biblical Literature (joined 2006)

 

AREAS OF RESEARCH INTEREST

Primary Research Interest:  Iron Age I-III (ca. 1200 – 300 BCE) Phoenician Mortuary Practice in the Phoenician homeland (coastal northern Israel, Lebanon, and southern Syria).

Secondary Research Interests: Archaeology and material culture of the Iron Age-Achaemenid Period Levant; social history of Iron Age Phoenicia; Greek and Roman perceptions of Phoenician customs and beliefs; expressions of the sacred in eastern Mediterranean culture; ancestor studies and other topics in ancient religion; Iron Age identity issues and state formation; creation and development of Levantine cities (Early Iron Age through Achaemenid Period); Levantine trade and cultural exchange; the interaction of small states and empire (center/periphery studies); history of writing and literacy in the ancient Mediterranean world; uses of archaeology and cultural heritage in shaping national identity in the modern Middle East; use of national museums to construct social, political, and archaeological identity narratives (the politics of display); use of unprovenanced artifacts in museum and research contexts (ethics of display).

 

REFERENCES


Brian Schmidt

Associate Professor of Hebrew Bible and Ancient Mediterranean West Asian Cultures

Department of Near Eastern Studies

University of Michigan

411 Thayer Academic Building

202 South Thayer Street

Ann Arbor, MI 48104-1608

734-764-0314

lsa.umich.edu/neareast/people/schmidtbrian_ci

bschmidt@umich.edu

Janet Richards

Professor of Egyptology

Department of Near Eastern Studies

University of Michigan

4159 Thayer Academic Building

202 South Thayer Street

Ann Arbor, MI 48104-1608

734-647-0444

lsa.umich.edu/ipcaa/people/ci.richardsjanet_ci.detail

jerichar@umich.edu

 

S. Thomas Parker

Professor of Roman History

Department of History

North Carolina State University

Campus Box 8108

Raleigh, NC 27695-8108

919-513-2223

history.ncsu.edu/faculty/view/s._thomas_parker

thomas_parker@ncsu.edu

Susanna Lee - Teaching Reference

Associate Professor of American History and Director of Graduate Studies

Department of History

North Carolina State University

Campus Box 8108

Raleigh, NC 27695-8108

919-513-2215

history.ncsu.edu/faculty/view/susanna_lee

susanna_lee@ncsu.edu

 

Martti Nissinen

Professor of Old Testament Studies

Faculty of Theology

University of Helsinki

P.O. Box 4 (Vuorikatu 3)

00014 Univ. of Helsinki, Finland

+358 2941 24012

http://blogs.helsinki.fi/sacredtexts/teams/nissinen/

martti.nissinen@helsinki.fi

 

 

 

Latest publications

  1. How do Artefacts End Up in Museums?

    Dixon, H. M. 2016 The Five-Minute Archaeologist in the southern Levant. Shafer-Elliott, C. (ed.). Sheffield: Equinox Publishing, p. 226-230 5 p.

    Publication: Contribution to book/anthologyA3 Contribution to book/other compilations (refereed)

  2. What is Funerary Archaeology?

    Dixon, H. M. 2016 The Five-Minute Archaeologist in the southern Levant. Shafer-Elliott, C. (ed.). Sheffield: Equinox Publishing, p. 174-177 4 p.

    Publication: Contribution to book/anthologyA3 Contribution to book/other compilations (refereed)

  3. Achaemenid

    Dixon, H. M. Dec 2015 The Routledge Encyclopedia of Ancient Mediterranean Religions. Orlin, E. (ed.). Routledge - Taylor & Francis Group, 1 p.

    Publication: Contribution to book/anthologyB2 Contribution to book/other compilations (non-refereed)

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Latest activities

  1. CSTT Annual Meeting "Tradition"

    Jokiranta, J. (Chair of organizing committee), Dixon, H. M. (Member of organizing committee), Tucker, M. P. (Member of organizing committee), Mäkipelto, V. J. (Member of organizing committee)
    10 May 201713 May 2017

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  2. Annual Meeting of the Society for Biblical Literature

    Dixon, H. (Speaker: Presenter)
    19 Nov 201622 Nov 2016

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  3. American Schools of Oriental Research Annual Meeting

    Dixon, H. (Speaker: Presenter)
    16 Nov 201619 Nov 2016

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

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