Zhakevich Hired as Lecturer in Hebrew

June 20, 2016

Philip Zhakevich will join Near Eastern Studies as the Hebrew language lecturer beginning in the 2016–17 academic year. Zhakevich, who has previously taught Hebrew at Columbia and UCLA, earned his Ph.D. from the University of Texas, Austin in the Hebrew Bible. His dissertation was titled “The Tools of an Israelite Scribe––A Semantic Study of the Terms Signifying the Tools and Materials of Writing in Biblical Hebrew.”