Department of Middle Eastern Studies
Department of Middle Eastern Studies


Housed in the College of Liberal Arts, the Department of Middle Eastern Studies offers language and content courses, and comprehensive undergraduate and graduate programs of study.  Housed within the Department are six specialized programs that offer additional degree programs, methods of study, events, and public resources.

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John Huehnergard

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Semitic languages and linguistics, historical linguistics, writing systems, and ancient Near Eastern history more

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Øyvind Bjøru

Akkadian grammar, Comparative Semitics, Historical Linguistics, Epistolography of the Ancient Near East, Omen literature

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Na'ama Pat-El

Chair, Department of Middle Eastern Studies

Na'ama Pat-El
What starts here, changes the world. We invite our alumni to take a look at UT Middle Eastern Studies today. We are one of the top Middle Eastern Studies programs in the country.  more...
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