Norma and Sam Dabby Professor of Hebrew Bible and Jewish Studies
Department of Near Eastern Studies
510 642-6174

Research Expertise and Interest

textual criticism, Hebrew bible, ancient Near Eastern religion and mythology, Northwest Semitic linguistics


I am currently writing a scholarly commentary on the book of Genesis, a book on collective memory in the Bible, and a book on Mary Douglas and the Bible. I am also heading a team that is producing a new critical edition of the Hebrew Bible.

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