Sunday, September 26, 2004

RECENT PH.D.S IN MIDEAST STUDIES AT UCLA are listed on the UCLA International Insitutute website. The list includes the following dissertations of particular interest:
Jacob Dahl (NELC, 2003), "The Ruling Family of Ur III Umma: A Prosopographical Analysis of a Provincial Elite Family in Southern Iraq ca. 2100-2000 BC." Jacob was awarded a fellowship by the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique for postgraduate research at the Mus�e du Louvre in Paris.

Lynn Swartz Dodd (NELC, 2002), "The Ancient Past in the Ancient Present: Cultural Identity in Gurgum during the Late Bronze Age-Early Iron Age Transition in North Syria." Lynn is Visiting Assistant Professor in the School of Religion and Curator of the Archaeological Research Collection at the University of Southern California.

Roger Good (NELC, 2003), �The Septuagint�s Translation of the Hebrew Verbal System in Chronicles.�

Fred Mabie (NELC, 2004), �Ancient Near Eastern Scribes and the Mark(s) They Left: A Catalog and Analysis of Scribal Auxiliary Marks in the Amarna Corpus and in the Cuneiform Alphabetic Texts of Ugarit and Ras Ibn Hani.� Fred is an Assistant Professor at Biola University in La Mirada, California.

Congratulations to all the recent Ph.D.s

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