PhD Degrees Awarded

Department of Egyptology & Assyriology PhD Degrees Awarded

(Formerly Department of Egyptology & Department of the History of Mathematics)

Date Name Dissertation Title-Field Job Placement
2016 Zackary Wainer The Series if the Moon at its Appearance and Mesopotamian Scholarship 1st M
2016 M Willis Monroe Advice from the Stars: The Micro-zodiac in Seleucid Babylonia - Assyriology Post-Doc, Univ of British Columbia
2016 Emily Russo MacIntosh Tracking Religious Thought Through Image and Text
2015 Amanda Davis Egyptian and Minoan Relations during the Eighteenth Dynasty/Late Bronze Age - Egyptology
2015 Yuzhen Guan The Treatment of Eclipses in Early Chinese Astral Sciences - History of the Exact Sciences in Antiquity Research Prof (tenure track), Univ of Science & Technology in China
2015 Kathryn Howley Uildriks The Royal Pyramid Tombs of Nuri: Cultural Interaction between Nubia and Egypt in the Middle Napatan Period - Egyptology Christ's College, Univ of Cambridge, UK
2015 Julia Troche Origins of Apotheosis in Ancient Egypt - Egyptology
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 Associate Professor of Mathematics, State University of New York, Oneonta
2008 Emily O'Dell Excavating the Emotional Landscape of Ancient Egyptian Literature – Egyptology Assistant Professor, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman
2007 Kelly-Anne Diamond Ancient Egyptian funerary ritual: the term 3i – 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, National Tsing Hua Univ, Taiwan
2006 Andreas Wood 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 Egyptology, American University in Cairo, Egypt
2002 Setsuro Ikeyama The Brāhmasphuasiddhānta Chapter 21 with the Commentary of Pthūdakasvāmin – 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 Mathematic 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 Coral Springs, FL
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 Mathematic 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 Ousā ibn Lūqā, edited with translation and commentary – History of Mathematics Lecturer, École doctorale, Mathématiques, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland {Emeritus]
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 {Emeritus]
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]