PhD, Near Eastern Studies, University of Michigan (2015)

Graduate Certificate in Museum Studies, University of Michigan (2014)

MA, Near Eastern Studies, University of Michigan (2010)

BA, Mount Holyoke College, Asian Studies, Honors in History

Other Publications


“My Men Have Become Women, and My Women Men: Gender, Identity, and Cursing in Mesopotamia.” Welt des Orients 50/2 (2020): 358-75.

“Demons and Exorcism in Mesopotamia.” Religion Compass 14/10 (2020): 1-14.

“Looking for Glinda: Wise Women and Benevolent Magic in Old Babylonian Literary Texts.” In Cult Practices in Ancient Literatures: Egyptian, Near Eastern and Graeco-Roman Narratives in a Cross-Cultural Perspective, eds. Franziska Naether. ISAW Papers 18, 2020. Available here: 

“Deities, Demons, and Monsters in Mesopotamia.” In Ancient Mesopotamia Speaks: Highlights of the Yale Babylonian Collection, edited by Agnete W. Lassen, Klaus Wagensonner, and Eckart Frahm. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2019: 44-55.

“Inscribed Kassite Cylinder Seals in the Metropolitan Museum.” Metropolitan Museum Journal 53 (2018): 96-113.

“Pigs and Plaques: Considering Rm. 714 in Light of Comparative Artistic and Textual Sources.” Iraq 80 (2018): 151-165.

“The Disciplines of Geography: Constructing Space in the Ancient World.” Journal of Ancient Near Eastern History 4 (2017): 1-18.

“Through the Guts of a Beggar: Power, Authority, and the King in Old Babylonian Proverbs.” KASKAL 14 (2017): 153-168.

“Shifting Alignments: the Dichotomy of Benevolent and Malevolent Demons in Mesopotamia.” In Demons and Illness: Theory and Practice from Antiquity to the Early Modern Period, eds. Siam Bhayro and Catherine Rider. Vol. 5 of Magic and Religious Literature of Late Antiquity. Leiden: Brill, 2017: 19-38.

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