Do you accept unsolicited applications for either academic or administrative positions?

          No. If you are interested in employment at Harvard University, please visit www.employment.harvard.edu.

Whom should I contact with financial questions?

         Contact Mike Currier, 617-496-6982, or at mcurrier@fas.harvard.edu

Whom should I contact to schedule an event or book one of the Semitic Museum classrooms?

        Contact Joe Cook at 617-495-5757, or nelc@fas.harvard.edu


I'm applying to the Ph.D/A.M program. Can I send my application materials directly to the department?

         Online submission of applications is required. Please do NOT send any application materials to the department. The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS) of Harvard University administers admissions to the graduate programs offered in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations. Please refer to the instructions provided on the GSAS website.

 Whom should I contact with questions about the A.B., A.M., or Ph.D. programs?

         Contact Ann Cooper, NELC’s student coordinator, at 617-496-4960, or amcooper@fas.harvard.edu with all questions about the department’s degree programs.


I want to make an appointment to meet with a faculty member. Do I do this through the department staff?

        No. All faculty primarily seated in NELC make and keep their own schedules. Please visit our faculty page for faculty contact information.There are faculty primarily seated in other departments or schools (e.g., the History Department, or the Harvard Divinity School) who may have assistants; to find those not listed on our faculty page, you may use Harvard's Online Directory.

Whom should I contact about applying as a visiting scholar?

        Contact Linda Mishkin, NELC’s department administrator, at 617-496-6055, or lmishkin@fas.harvard.edu