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Prof. Wayne Horowitz

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Personal Information

Birthdate:September 12, 1957
Marital Status:Married, Three Children
Contact:E-mail: Tel.: 02-5881181


Ph.D.- University of Birmingham, Birmingham England, Department of Ancient History and Archaeology; 1986.
B.A.- Brandeis University, Waltham Massachusetts, Department of Classical and Oriental Studies: Graduated with Highest Honors in Classical and Oriental Studies, Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa; 1979.

Professional Experience

Hebrew University: Professor of Assyriology, Senior Lecturer, Lecturer, The Institute of Archaeology, 1986-Present.

The Rothberg International School, The Chinese University of Hong Kong: Academic Coordinator for Special Summer Program, “The Meanings of Biblical Jerusalem: Texts and Countertexts,” May 2010-2012.

The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Department of Religion, Visiting Professor, Winter 2008.

Northeast Normal University, Chanchun, Jilin Province, Institute for The History of Ancient Civilizations, Visiting Professor, 2006-2007.

Editor: Bible Lands E-Review.

Associate Editor, Journal of The Ancient Near Eastern Society.

Associate Editor, The Journal of Ancient Civilizations.

Member: Academic Advisory Committee: The Bible Lands Museum Jerusalem., 2009-2011.

Fellowships and Scholarship

The Townsend Fellowship, The Doreen B. Townsend Center for the Humanities University of California at Berkeley, February-March, 2012.

Halbert Centre Faculty Research Exchange Program, The Halbert Center for Canadian Studies, The Hebrew University (The Aurora Research Institute, Inuvik, NWT), February 2012.

Sir Zelman Cowen Universities Fund, Academic Exchange Program, The University of Sydney, 2011-2012.

American Philosophical Society, Ben Franklin Basic Research Grant: Mesopotamian Uranology Texts, 2011.

Israel Academy of Sciences, Basic Research Grant: From The Babylonian Edubba to the Jewish Bet Midrash: Studies in Transmission from Babylon to Babylonian Talmud, 2011-13.

Israel Academy of Sciences, Basic Research Grant: Lists, Commentaries, and Mysticism: Inside the Cuneiform Learned Traditions of Babylon, 2008-2011.

Israeli Academy of Sciences, Basic Research Grant: Cuneiform in Canaan, 1997-1999.

Research Fellow: The Center for Advanced Jewish Studies, The University of Pennsylvania, 1998.

American Philosophical Society, Travel to Collections Grant, 1997.

Golda Meir Fellowship, Golda Meir Lecturer, 1995-1996.

Israeli Academy of Sciences, Basic Research Grant, 1991-1994 (Astrolabes and Related Texts).

American Philosophical Society, Travel to Collections Grant, 1992.

Lady Davis Fellow, Hebrew University, 1989-1990.