… Lament in 2 Samuel 1 and the Women’s Laments of the Iliad.” Emerging Voices in Samuel Studies Symposium. University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI. April 25-27, 2019.
“The Mighty Fallen: Lament over the Fallen Warrior in Homer and the Hebrew Bible.” Broadening Horizons 6. Freie Universität, Berlin, Germany. June 24-28, 2019….
…PhD New York University; expected May 2020
Hebrew and Judaic Studies: Hebrew Bible
MPhil New York University; 2018
Hebrew and Judaic Studies
MA University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA); 2013
Near Eastern Languages and Cultures
BA Brandeis University; 2010
Classics; Near Eastern and Judaic Studies…
I am a doctoral candidate at New York University, studying the Hebrew Bible and Ancient Near East under the advisement of Mark S. Smith. My dissertation is a study of the poetic laments over fallen warriors in the Homeric Epic tradition and the Hebrew Bible. Dissertation “David, Achilles, and the Women’s Laments: Lamentation over the Fallen Warrior in the Hebrew Bible and Homer” Interests Hebrew Bible, Biblical Poetry, Early/Archaic Greek Poetry, Oral Poetics, Eastern Mediterranean Cross-cultural Interaction, Levantine Archaeology