PhD Degrees Awarded

Department of Egyptology & Assyriology
(formerly Department of Egyptology and Department of the History of Mathematics)
PhD Degrees Awarded

Date Name                 Dissertation Title-Field Job Placement
2012 Sung Hwan Yoo Patterns of ancient Egyptian child deities – Egyptology
2009 Ramadan B. Hussein The Saite Pyramid Texts copies in the Memphite and Heliopolitan shaft-tombs: a study of their selection and layout – Egyptology Former Senior Archaeological Supervisor at the Ministry of State for Antiquities, Egypt; currently Humboldt Foundation Fellow, University of Tübingen, Germany
2008 Toke L. Knudsen The Siddhāntasundara of Jñānarāja: A critical edition of select chapters with English translation and commentary – History of Mathematics Assistant Professor of Mathematics, State University of New York, Oneonta
2008 Emily O'Dell Excavating the emotional landscape of ancient Egyptian literature – Egyptology Visiting Professor, Civilization Sequence Program, American University of Beirut, Lebanon
2007 Kelly-Anne Diamond Ancient Egyptian funerary ritual: the term ḥ3i – Egyptology
Adjunct Professor, Department of History, Villanova University
2007 Jessica Lévai
Aspects of the goddess Nephthys, especially during the Graeco-Roman period in Egypt – Egyptology

Visiting Lecturer, Bridgewater State University

2006 Micah Ross
Horoscopic ostraca from Medinet Madi – History of Mathematics

Postdoctoral Fellow, Kyoto Sangyo University, Japan

2006 Andreas Woods
A grammatical analysis of the late Demotic take Setne II (Pappyrus BM EA 10822) – Egyptology

Assistant Professor, Department of Afro-American Studies, Howard University

2005 Clemency Williams (Montelle)
Eclipse theory in the ancient world – History of Mathematics Senior Lecturer (tenured), Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Canterbury, New Zealand

2004 Joseph Gerard Leichter
The Zīj as-Sanjarī of Gregory Chioniades: Text, translation and Greek to Arabic glossary – History of Mathematics
2003 Mariam Ayad
The funerary texts of Amenirdis I: Analysis of their layout and purpose – Egyptology
Associate Professor of Art History, Department of Art, The University of Memphis
2002 Setsuro Ikeyama
The Brāhmasphuṭasiddhānta Chapter 21 with the Commentary of Pṛthūdakasvāmin – History of Mathematics

1998 Robert Lopilato
The Apotelesmatika of Manetho – History of Mathematics
1995 Kim Leslie Plofker
Mathematical Approximation By Transformation of Sine Functions in Medieval Sanskrit Astronomical Texts – History of Mathematics
Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Union College
1993 Takanori Kusuba
Combinatorics and magic squares in India: A study of Nārāyana Pandita’s Ganitakaumudī Chapters 13–14 – History of Mathematics Professor, Osaka University of Economics, Japan

1991 Stephen Evan Thompson
A lexicographic and iconographic analysis of anointing in ancient Egypt – Egyptology
1985 Takao Hayashi The Bakhshālī manuscript – History of Mathematics
Professor, Science and Engineering Research Institute, Doshisha University, Japan

1985 Alexander Jones
Book 7 of Pappus’s Collection: Edition,  translation, and commentary – History of Mathematics
Professor of the Exact Sciences in Antiquity, Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, New York University
1975 Jacques Sesiano
The Arabic text of books IV to VII of Diophantus’ Arithmētika in the translation of Ousṭā ibn Lūqā, edited with translation and commentary – History of Mathematics
Lecturer, École doctorale, Mathématiques, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
1968 Peter Christopher Solon
The Hexapterygon of Michael Crysokokkes edited, translated, and annotated – History of Mathematics
1963 Bernard Raphael Goldstein
The commentary of Ibn al-Muthanna to the astronomical tables of al-Khwarizmi – History of Mathematics
University Professor of History and Philosophy of Science and of Jewish Studies, University of Pittsburgh [emeritus]

1963 Richard Holton Pierce
Three demotic papyri in the Brooklyn Museum – Egyptology Professor of Egyptology, Department of Greek, Latin and Egyptology, University of Bergen, Norway
1960 William Duane Stahlman
The astronomical tables of Codex Vaticanus graecus 1291 – History of Mathematics
Professor of History of Science, University of Wisconsin, Madison [deceased]

1958 Caroline Nestmann Peck
Some decorated tombs of the first intermediate period at Naga ed-Der – Egyptology
Teaching Associate in Egyptology, Brown University [deceased]
1957 Asger Hartvig Aaboe
On Babylonian planetary theories – History of Mathematics
Professor of the History of Science and Medicine, Yale University [deceased]