Curriculum Vitae

Positions and Appointments: Academic

2006 - Present:
Chair, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilization, University of Washington

2006 - Present:
University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Full Professor,
• Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilization
• Jewish Studies Program
• Comparative Religion Program
• Department of History - Adjunct
• Comparative Literature Department - Adjunct

2002 - 2006:
University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Associate Professor (with tenure),
• Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilization
• Jewish Studies Program
• Comparative Religion Program
• Department of History-adjunct

1998 - 2002:
University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Assistant Professor,
• Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilization
• Jackson School of International Studies
• Jewish Studies Program
• Comparative Religion Program
• Department of History-adjunct

2000 - 2002:
Consultant: Smiles Productions, Seattle, WA
CD-ROM "Egyptian Hieroglyphs Made Easy."

1999:
Consultant: History Channel - Ancient Egypt
"Ancient Egyptian Clothing and Jewelry," Pinnacle Post Studios

1998, 2002:
Temple Beth `Am, Seattle, WA
Mini-University Instructor

1997 - 1998:
University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilization

1997 - 1998:
Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle
Guest Instructor,
• Jewish Education Council
• Community High School of Jewish Studies

1996 - 1997:
Rice University, Houston, TX
Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Religious Studies

1996:
University of Washington, Seattle, WA:
Visiting Summer Lecturer,
• Henry Jackson School of International Studies
• Department of Religious Studies

1995 - 1996:
University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Visiting Lecturer/Hazel Cole Fellow,
• Henry Jackson School of International Studies
• Department of Jewish Studies

1994 - 1995:
Austin, TX
Consultant: Discovery Channel-CD ROM, "Ancient Egyptian Language and History"
Human Code, Inc.

1994:
Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY
Lecturer, Department of Philosophy and Religion

1993 - 1994:
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Lecturer, Department of Near Eastern Studies

1990 - 1993:
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Near Eastern Studies

1989 - 1990:
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Near Eastern Studies