Faculty

Luke A. Leafgren

Luke A. Leafgren

Lecturer on Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations
Resident Dean of Mather House

After taking B.A. degrees in English and theology from Columbia University and the University of Oxford, Luke received his Ph.D. in Comparative...

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Mather House Resident Dean's Office
10 Cowperthwaite Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-495-4829
Office Hours: By appointment
Peter Machinist

Peter Machinist

Hancock Professor of Hebrew and other Oriental Languages (Emeritus)

Since 1992 Professor Machinist has been the Hancock Professor of Hebrew and Other Oriental Languages in the Deptartment of Near Eastern Languages and...

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6 Divinity Ave. #301
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-495-0333
Office Hours: By appointment
Shady H. Nasser

Shady H. Nasser

Assistant Professor of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations

Please join us in welcoming Professor Nasser to the NELC faculty. Starting in the fall semester 2016, Professor Nasser will teach Arabic literature as...

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Harvard Semitic Museum
6 Divinity Ave. #303
Cambridge, MA 02138

p: 617-495-1006
Office Hours: By appointment
James R. Russell

James R. Russell

Mashtots Professor of Armenian Studies

Effective July 2016, Professor Russell is no longer teaching courses or advising students in NELC. Please contact the department at 617-495-5757, or nelc...

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David Stern

Harry Starr Professor of Classical and Modern Jewish and Hebrew Literature and Professor of Comparative Literature

Research Fields: Classical and Modern Hebrew Literature; History of Biblical Interpretation, Jewish and Christian; Intersection of...

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Harvard - NELC
6 Divinity Ave., #209
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-495-3977
Malika Zeghal

Malika Zeghal

Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Professor in Contemporary Islamic Thought and Life (on leave fall 2017)

Malika Zeghal is the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Professor in Contemporary Islamic Thought and Life in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and...

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Study of Religion
Barker Center 411
12 Quincy St.
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-384-8432
Office Hours: Office hours vary; see link. Generally Mon 11:15AM-1:00PM & Wed 12:15PM-2:00PM