– Professor Ted Lewis has been awarded the 2016 Excellence in Faculty Graduate Teaching and Mentoring Award sponsored by the Dean’s office of the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences.
– Katherine Davis, PhD candidate in Egyptology, has received a two-year lecturer position in Egyptology in the Near Eastern Studies Department at the University of Michigan.
– Marina Escolano-Poveda, PhD candidate in Egyptology, received the Second Best Student Presentation Award of the 67th Annual Meeting of the American Research Center in Egypt for her paper “Why was the Lebensmüde müde? New Fragments of the Beginning of P. Berlin 3024.”
– Anna Glenn, PhD candidate in Assyriology, has been awarded a Fulbright Fellowship in order to conduct research on Sumerian literature and religion in Switzerland, studying with Prof. Pascal Attinger.
– William Reed, PhD candidate in Hebrew Bible/NW Semitics, has won a coveted Newcombe Fellowship to support his dissertation research and writing for the academic year 2016–2017.
– Tiffany Earley-Spadoni, PhD 2015 in Near Eastern Archaeology, has been offered a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Digital History at the University of Central Florida. She has also been awarded an American Schools of Oriental Research Mesopotamian Fellowship for her fieldwork in Armenia.
– Jeremy Pope, PhD 2010 in Egyptology, has been promoted to Associate Professor with tenure at William and Mary College. He also has been honored with the 2016 Thomas Jefferson Teaching Award at William and Mary.
– Jacquelyn Williamson, PhD 2009 in Egyptology, is joining the History and Art History Department at George Mason University as Assistant Professor of Ancient Mediterranean Art and Archaeology (tenure-track).