Visiting Associate Professional Specialist
Ph.D. Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion
Research and Training Interests
Languages and literatures from the eastern Mediterranean into the Caucasus and Central Asia.
“Adoration of the Magi,” (tr. from Old Uyghur), in Tony Burke and Brent Landau, eds., New Testament Apocrypha: More Noncanonical Scriptures, vol. 2 (Eerdmans, forthcoming 2019/20).
“Notes and Colophons of Scribes and Readers in Georgian Biblical Manuscripts from Saint Catherine’s Monastery (Sinai),” in Liv Ingeborg Lied and Marilena Maniaci, eds., Bible as Notepad: Tracing Annotations and Annotation Practices in Late Antique and Medieval Biblical Manuscripts (De Gruyter, 2018), pp. 111-124.
Editor, Studies in Ethiopian Languages, Literature, and History: Festschrift for Getatchew Haile (Harrassowitz, 2017).
Jacob of Sarug’s Homilies on Jesus' Temptation (Gorgias, 2014).
Following my time as Lead Cataloger of Eastern Christian Manuscripts at the Hill Museum & Manuscript Library (Saint John's University) and Wissenschaftlicher Projektmitarbeiter in the ERC-funded project, Reassessing Ninth Century Philosophy: A Synchronic Approach to the Logical Traditions (Institut für Byzantinistik und Neogräzistik, Universität Wien), I came to Notre Dame in 2017 to teach languages of Late Antiquity. My teaching and research interests lie especially in Syriac (and other Aramaic dialects), Armenian, Georgian, Coptic, Old Turkic, and Iranian languages.