The department promotes collaborations with other academic units at Brown devoted to the study of antiquity including Archaeology, Classics, Judaic Studies, and Religious Studies. Egyptology and Assyriology also collaborates with Brown's Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World.

Student Goals

Students in this concentration will:

  • Gain reading proficiency in Middle Egyptian or Akkadian
  • Study the ancient cultures of Egypt and Western Asia
  • Become familiar with the tools of archaeology, epigraphy, and historical inquiry
  • Learn interdisciplinary, comparative, and theoretical approaches to the study of ancient cultures
  • Develop advanced skills in critical reading and thinking
  • Hone their writing abilities
  • Produce a piece of original scholarly research

Tracks

  • Assyriology
  • Egyptology

Department Undergraduate Group (DUG)

Student Leaders: Parker Zane

Graduating Class

Class Year Total Students Capstones Completed Honors Graduates
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019 1 1

Contact

Director of Undergraduate Studies/Advisor: Felipe Rojas