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Jerrold S. Cooper

W.W. Spence Professor Emeritus of Semitic Languages

Department of Near Eastern Studies
Johns Hopkins University
Suite 901A
3400 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21218

Telephone:  (410) 516-7499

Academic Background: Ph.D., University of Chicago Oriental Institute, 1969

Research Interests: Assyriology

Jerry Cooper received his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago's Oriental Institute in 1969, and has been teaching at Johns Hopkins since 1968. He has had guest appointments at UC Berkeley, UCLA, Padua, Rome "La Sapienza", and the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Author of four books and numerous articles and reviews, he is pursuing projects in the History of Assyriology, Mesopotamian Hisoriography, Gender and Sexuality in the Ancient Near East, the Origins and Development of Writing Systems, and Sumerian Literature.

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