Department of Egyptology and Assyriology

PhD Degrees Awarded

  • Christian Casey

    Setne & Siosire: An Exploration of the Demotic Script
    Year Awarded 2020
    Currently New York University
  • Margaret Geoga

    Receptions of a Middle Egyptian Poem: A Textual and Material Study of "the Teaching of Amenemhat" in the New Kingdom
    Year Awarded 2020
    Job Placement Brown University
  • Silvia Štubňová

    The Semantics of Derived Verbs: A New Look at Old Egyptian Morphology
    Year Awarded 2020
    Job Placement Brown University
  • Federico Zangani

    The Origin of the Amarna International System: Egyptian Imperialism in the Norther Levant and Geopolitical Dynamics in the late Bronze Age
    Year Awarded 2020
  • Jessica Tomkins

    Provincial Mastabas and the Expression of Elite Power: A Study of Two Upper Egyptian Provinces in the Old Kingdom - Egyptology
    Year Awarded 2020
    Job Placement Oglethorpe University
  • Emily Drennan

    The Rise of 'Private' Rule in Upper Egypt: The Transition of the Theban Government from the Twentieth to the Twenty-First Dynasty - Egyptology
    Year Awarded 2019
    Job Placement Rhode Island School of Design Museum
  • Zackary Wainer

    The Series if the Moon at its Appearance and Mesopotamian Scholarship 1st M - Assyriology
    Year Awarded 2016
    Job Placement 2018-19 Lecturer in Classics, William & Mary; 2017-18 Lady Davis Fellow, Hebrew University, Jerusalem
  • M Willis Monroe

    Advice from the Stars: The Micro-zodiac in Seleucid Babylonia - Assyriology
    Year Awarded 2016
    Job Placement University of British Columbia
  • Emily Russo MacIntosh

    Tracking Religious Thought Through Image and Text - Egyptology
    Year Awarded 2016
    Job Placement Lecturer, Rhode Island School of Design, History of Visual Art
  • Amanda Davis

    Egyptian and Minoan Relations during the Eighteenth Dynasty/Late Bronze Age - Egyptology
    Year Awarded 2016
    Job Placement Medford School
  • Yuzhen Guan

    The Treatment of Eclipses in Early Chinese Astral Sciences - History of the Exact Sciences in Antiquity
    Year Awarded 2015
    Job Placement Research Prof (tenure track), Univ of Science & Technology in China
  • Kathryn Howley Uildriks

    The Royal Pyramid Tombs of Nuri: Cultural Interaction between Nubia and Egypt in the Middle Napatan Period - Egyptology
    Year Awarded 2015
    Job Placement Assistant Professor, Dept of Art and Architecture of Ancient Egypt (tenure track) as the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University
  • Julia Troche

    Origins of Apotheosis in Ancient Egypt - Egyptology
    Year Awarded 2015
    Job Placement Asst. Professor, Dept. of History, Missouri State University
  • Sung Hwan Yoo

    Patterns of Ancient Egyptian Child Deities - Egyptology
    Year Awarded 2012
    Job Placement Seoul National University
  • Ramadan B. Hussein

    The Saite Pyramid Texts Copies in the Memphite and Heliopolitan Shaft-Tombs: A Study of Their Selection and Layout - Egyptology
    Year Awarded 2009
    Job Placement Former Senior Archaeological Supervisor at the Ministry of State for Antiquities, Egypt; currently Humboldt Foundation Fellow, University of Tübingen, Germany
  • Toke L. Knudsen

    The Siddhāntasundara of Jñānarāja: A critical edition of select chapters with English translation and commentary – History of Mathematics
    Year Awarded 2008
    Job Placement Associate Professor of Mathematics, State University of New York, Oneonta
  • Emily O'Dell

    Excavating the Emotional Landscape of Ancient Egyptian Literature – Egyptology
    Year Awarded 2008
    Job Placement Visiting Professor, AUB, Lebanaon, former Asst. Prof., Sultan Qaboos University, Oman
  • Kelly-Anne Diamond

    Ancient Egyptian funerary ritual: the term ḥ3i – Egyptology
    Year Awarded 2007
    Job Placement Adjunct Professor, Department of History, Villanova University
  • Jessica Lévai

    Aspects of the goddess Nephthys, especially during the Graeco-Roman period in Egypt – Egyptology
    Year Awarded 2007
    Job Placement Visiting Lecturer, Bridgewater State University
  • Micah Ross

    Horoscopic ostraca from Medinet Madi – History of Mathematics
    Year Awarded 2006
    Job Placement Postdoctoral Fellow, National Tsing Hua Univ, Taiwan
  • Andreas Wood

    A grammatical analysis of the late Demotic take Setne II (Pappyrus BM EA 10822) – Egyptology
    Year Awarded 2006
    Job Placement Assistant Professor, Department of Afro-American Studies, Howard University
  • Clemency Williams (Montelle)

    Eclipse theory in the ancient world – History of Mathematics
    Year Awarded 2005
    Job Placement Senior Lecturer (tenured), Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
  • Mariam Ayad

    The funerary texts of Amenirdis I: Analysis of their layout and purpose – Egyptology
    Year Awarded 2003
    Job Placement Associate Professor of Egyptology, American University in Cairo, Egypt
  • Setsuro Ikeyama

    The Brāhmasphuṭasiddhānta Chapter 21 with the Commentary of Pṛthūdakasvāmin – History of Mathematics
    Year Awarded 2002
  • Robert Lopilato

    The Apotelesmatika of Manetho – History of Mathematics
    Year Awarded 1998
  • Kim Leslie Plofker

    Mathematical Approximation By Transformation of Sine Functions in Medieval Sanskrit Astronomical Texts – History of Mathematic
    Year Awarded 1995
    Job Placement Associate Professor of Mathematics, Union College
  • Takanori Kusuba

    Combinatorics and magic squares in India: A study of Nārāyana Pandita’s Ganitakaumudī Chapters 13–14 – History of Mathematics
    Year Awarded 1993
    Job Placement Professor, Osaka University of Economics, Japan
  • Stephen Evan Thompson

    A lexicographic and iconographic analysis of anointing in ancient Egypt – Egyptology
    Year Awarded 1991
    Job Placement Coral Springs, FL
  • Takao Hayashi

    The Bakhshālī manuscript – History of Mathematics
    Year Awarded 1985
    Job Placement Professor, Science and Engineering Research Institute, Doshisha University, Japan
  • Alexander Jones

    Book 7 of Pappus’s Collection: Edition, translation, and commentary – History of Mathematic
    Year Awarded 1985
    Job Placement Professor of the Exact Sciences in Antiquity, Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, New York University
  • Jacques Sesiano

    The Arabic text of books IV to VII of Diophantus’ Arithmētika in the translation of Ousṭā ibn Lūqā, edited with translation and commentary – History of Mathematics
    Year Awarded 1975
    Job Placement Lecturer, École doctorale, Mathématiques, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland {Emeritus]
  • Peter Christopher Solon

    The Hexapterygon of Michael Crysokokkes edited, translated, and annotated – History of Mathematics
    Year Awarded 1968
  • Bernard Raphael Goldstein

    The commentary of Ibn al-Muthanna to the astronomical tables of al-Khwarizmi – History of Mathematics
    Year Awarded 1963
    Job Placement University Professor of History and Philosophy of Science and of Jewish Studies, University of Pittsburgh [Emeritus]
  • Richard Holton Pierce

    Three demotic papyri in the Brooklyn Museum – Egyptology
    Year Awarded 1963
    Job Placement Professor of Egyptology, Department of Greek, Latin and Egyptology, University of Bergen, Norway {Emeritus]
  • William Duane Stahlman

    The astronomical tables of Codex Vaticanus graecus 1291 – History of Mathematics
    Year Awarded 1960
    Job Placement Professor of History of Science, University of Wisconsin, Madison [deceased]
  • Caroline Nestmann Peck

    Some decorated tombs of the first intermediate period at Naga ed-Der – Egyptology
    Year Awarded 1958
    Job Placement Teaching Associate in Egyptology, Brown University [deceased]
  • Asger Hartvig Aaboe

    On Babylonian planetary theories – History of Mathematics
    Year Awarded 1957
    Job Placement Professor of the History of Science and Medicine, Yale University [deceased]