University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI.
– Ph.D. candidate, Hebrew and Semitic Studies, Classics and Ancient Near Eastern Studies Department. (Defense date, July 27, 2018). Dissertation title, “Warlord and Scribe: The Nascent Israelite State beneath its Textual Veneers.”
– M.A., Hebrew and Semitic Studies, 2013.
Emmanuel School of Religion, Johnson City, TN
– M.Div., 2010, concentration: Hebrew Bible
Milligan College, Milligan College, TN,
– B.A., Biblical Studies, minor in Koine Greek, 2007
Training in Reflectance Transformation Imaging at the West Semitic Research Project at the University of Southern California under Profs. Bruce Zuckerman and Marilyn Lundberg.
– Trained in photographic method of applying RTI technology to various types of epigraphs.
– Trained in photography basics (lighting, post-processing, use of computer software, etc.)
Hebrew (Classical/Biblical, Epigraphic, Rabbinic), Koine Greek, Aramaic (Old, Imperial, Jewish Palestinian, and Jewish Babylonian dialects), Syriac, Ugaritic, Epigraphic Northwest Semitic (Ammonite, Edomite, Moabite, Phoenician, etc.), Akkadian (minimal)
German (moderate), French (moderate), Arabic (beginning)
AWARDS AND GRANTS
- University Fellowship – awarded by the University of Wisconsin Graduate School, 2011-2012 and 2016-2017 (tuition and $20k stipend).
- Mellon Dissertation Completion Fellowship – awarded by the University of Wisconsin Graduate School, Summer 2017 (tuition and $9k stipend).
- Mazursky Travel Grant – Fall 2014, awarded by the University of Wisconsin’s Center for Jewish Studies ($1200)
- Lipton Essay Award – Spring 2014, paper entitled “The Rhetorical Force of the Divine Feminine: Feminine Imagery of Yahweh in Deutero-Isaiah,” awarded by the University of Wisconsin’s Center for Jewish Studies ($1k award)
- Berman and Mazursky Travel Awards – Fall 2012, awarded by the University of Wisconsin’s Center for Jewish Studies ($2200)
- Huffines Excellence in Hebrew Bible Award, Emmanuel School of Religion, 2010
- Stone Campbell Journal Promising Scholar Award, Emmanuel School of Religion, 2010
- Member of Theta Phi National Honor Society, inducted April, 2010
(ur = under review; fc = forthcoming)
ur Eleonora Cussini, Maura K. Heyn, Jeremy M. Hutton, Nathaniel E. Greene, and Catherine Bonesho. “The Harvard Semitic Museum Palmyrene Collection.” Provisional acceptance, BASOR.
ur Jeremy M. Hutton and Nathaniel E. Greene. “A New Reading of the Latin–Aramaic Neses Bilingual (PAT 0994), Aramaic Line 2.” Under review, Maarav.
fc Jeremy M. Hutton, Preston L. Atwood, Catherine E. Bonesho, and Nathaniel E. Greene. “Divergent Script-Styles on a Single Palmyrene Monument: The Case of Berkshire 1903.7.3 (PAT 0670 and 0672).” KUSATU, forthcoming (2017?).
fc Preston L. Atwood, Jeremy M. Hutton, Nathaniel E. Greene, and Catherine E. Bonesho. “A New Reading of PAT 0670 (= CIS 4313).” KUSATU, forthcoming (2017?).
2017 “A Note on the Aramaic Text of the Bilingual Guras Inscription (PAT 0251 = CIL III 3.7999 = CIS 3906),” Jeremy M. Hutton, Nathaniel E. Greene. Dacia, 60 (2016 [appeared Sept., 2017]): 293–300.
2017 Nathaniel E. Greene, “The Qubur al-Walaydah Bowl: New Images and Old Readings,” BASOR 377: 1-9.
2017 Nathaniel E. Greene, “Creation, Destruction, and a Psalmist’s Plea: Re-thinking the Poetic Structure of Psalm 74,” JBL 136.1: 85-101.
2016 Nathaniel E. Greene, Heather D. D. Parker, and Ashley Fiutko Arico, “Ancient Near Eastern Material Culture Studies and Reflectance Transformation Imaging (RTI),” pp. 61-68 in The Future of the Past: From Amphipolis to Mosul, New Approaches to Cultural Heritage Preservation in the Eastern Mediterranean (ed. Konstantinos Chalikias, Maggie Beeler, Ariel Pearce, and Steve Renette). Available online: https://www.archaeological.org/news/sitepreservationhcaspecialpubs/21700
2016 Jeremy M. Hutton, Preston L. Atwood, Maura K. Heyn, Nathaniel E. Greene, and Catherine E. Bonesho. “Two Palmyrene Inscriptions in the Collection of the Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, MA: PAT 0960 and 1773,” Maarav 20 (2013 [appeared Sept., 2016]): 135–161, 257–259.
2015 Nathaniel E. Greene and H. D. D. Parker, “Field of View: Northwest Semitic Palaeography and Reflectance Transformation Imaging (RTI),” pp. 209-39 in Epigraphy, Philology & The Hebrew Bible: Methodological Perspectives on Philological & Comparative Study of the Hebrew Bible in Honor of Jo Ann Hackett (ed. J. M. Hutton and A. D. Rubin; Atlanta, GA: SBL, 2015).
2014 Nathaniel E. Greene, Maura K. Heyn and Jeremy M. Hutton. “A Re-edition of PAT 738 (CIS 4379),” Maarav 19.1 (2012), [appeared January, 2014]: 91-115.
- “The Qubur al-Walaydah Bowl: New Images and Old Readings,” to be presented at the American School for Oriental Research National Meeting, November, 2016, San Antonio, TX
- “The Rhetorical Force of the Divine Feminine: Feminine Imagery for Yahweh in Deutero-Isaiah,” presented at the Stone Campbell Journal Conference, April 2, 2016, Knoxville, TN
- “Ancient Near Eastern Material Culture Studies and Reflectance Transformation Imaging (RTI),” Coauthored with Heather Dana Davis Parker and Ashley Fiutko Arico, presented at The Future of the Past: From Amphipolis to Mosul. New Approaches to Cultural Heritage Preservation in the Eastern Mediterranean conference at the University of Pennsylvania, Saturday, April 11, 2015
- “Field of View: The Application of Reflectance Transformation Imaging to Northwest Semitic Epigraphs,” with Heather Dana Davis Parker, presented at the 2014 American School of Oriental Research National Meeting
- “Creation, Destruction, and a Psalmist’s Plea: Re-thinking the Poetic Structure of Psalm 74,” presented at the 2013 Midwest Regional Society of Biblical Literature meeting.
- “Reading the Times: Extracting the Non-Predictive Nature of Biblical Prophecy from its Ancient Near Eastern Context,” presented at the 2010 Stone Campbell Journal Conference.
Technical Photographic Field Work (RTI and Conventional)
2016 Glyptotek München, Munich, Germany (June 14) (w/ Jeremy M. Hutton)
- GL 469 = PAT 0954 (funerary relief)
- GL 470 (funerary relief, likely forgery)
Muzeul Banatului, Timișoara, Romania (June 10) (w/ Jeremy M. Hutton)
- IDR III.1 154 = PAT 0251 (stele)
- IDR III.1 167 = PAT 0994 (stele)
- IDR III.1 170 (stele)
2015 Harvard Semitic Museum, Cambridge, MA
Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE (Jan. 13) (w/ Jeremy M. Hutton)
- JAM 1960.266 = PAT 0959 (funerary relief)
St. Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, MO (Jan. 12) (w/ Jeremy M. Hutton)
- SLAM 24:60 = PAT 0922 (funerary relief)
2014 Kh. Summeily Bullae, photographed in Madison, WI
- 5 Bullae from Kh. Summeily (w/ Jeremy Hutton and Jeff Blakely); featured in the editio princeps for these items in NEA, as well as in various venues affiliated with the Associated Press (e.g., The Huffington Post, The Daily Mail (UK), Ha-Aretz, etc.)
Tel Aviv, Israel (extenuating photographic circumstances)
- The Omrit Stone (w/ Christopher Rollston, editio princeps in preparation)
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel (w/ Christopher Rollston)
- The Qubur al-Walaydah Bowl
- The Izbet Ṣartah Abecedary
- Various Incised Philistine Blackware Sherds
- Achziv 1963 113
- Achziv 1963 262.3
- Achziv 1963 322.27
- Achziv 1963 e290
- Achziv 3776G4 1407
- Seals from Arad and Mizpah
- An incised sherd from Ḥorvat Kitmit
2013 Harvard Semitic Museum, Cambridge, MA (w/ Catherine Bonesho)
- 1894.3.1 (Palmyrene funerary relief)
- 1894.3.2 (Palmyrene funerary relief)
- 1902.45.29 (Palmrene funerary relief)
Harvard Sackler, Cambridge, MA (w/ Catherine Bonesho)
- 1908.3 (Palmyrene funerary relieve of a woman and two children)
- 1975.41.116 (Palmyrene grave relief of a woman)
- 1986.381 (Palmyrene tessera)
- 1998.3 (Palmyrene grave relief of a man and a child)
Mead Art Museum, Amherst College, Amherst, MA (w/ Catherine Bonesho)
- 1942.78 = PAT 1783 (Palmyrene funerary bust)
Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, MA
- 1903.7.1 = PAT 1773 (Palmyrene funerary relief)
- 1903.7.3 = PAT 0670, 0672 (Palmyrene funerary relief)
- 1903.7.4 = PAT 1776 (Palmyrene funerary relief)
- 1903.7.5 = PAT 0839 (Palmyrene funerary relief)
- 1903.7.6 = PAT 0960 (Palmyrene funerary relief)
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT (w/ Catherine Bonesho)
- 1930.6 = PAT 1662 (Palmyrene funerary relief)
- 1935.45 = PAT 1089 (Greek/Aramaic Bilingual Dedicatory)
- 1935.97 = PAT 1085 (Greek/Aramaic Bas Relief from Dura Europos)
- 1938.5301 = PAT 1099 (Palmyrene dedicatory relief)
- 1938.5304 = PAT 1100 (Palmyrene Statue)
- 1938.5311 = PAT 1113 (Palmyrene Dedicatory)
- 1938.5312 = PAT 1078 (Greek/Aramaic relief of Nemesis)
- 1938.5314 (x5) = PAT 1094-1098 (Relief from Dura Europos)
- 1954.30.1 = PAT 0908 (Palmyrene funerary relief)
- 1954.30.2 = PAT
- 1954.30.3 = PAT 0910 (Palmyrene funerary relief)
- 1954.30.4 = PAT 0911 (Palmyrene funerary relief)
- of Pennsylvania Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA (w/ Catherine Bonesho)
- B8902 = PAT 1772 (Palmyrene family relief)
- B8905 = PAT 1781(Palmyrene funerary relief)
- B8906 = PAT 1766 (Palmyrene funerary relief)
Freer Art Gallery, Washington D.C.
- #F1908.236 = PAT 0821 (Palmyrene funerary relief)
2012 Minneapolis Institute for the Arts, Minneapolis, MN
- MIA 2008.28.2 = PAT 738 (Palmyrene funerary relief)
- Member, Developer, Lead Photographer, Wisconsin Palmyrene Aramaic Inscription Project, 2012–present
- Conducted RTI and standard photography sessions alone (Boston, summer 2015); with Prof. J. Hutton (St. Louis and Omaha, Jan. 2015; Timișoara, Rom., and Munich, Ger., June 2016); and with Catherine Bonesho (Summer 2013).
- Research Assistant to Prof. Christopher Rollston, George Washington University (Summers of 2015-present)
- Aided in research in various subfields of Hebrew Bible (epigraphy, palaeography, Bible, continued from previous research assistantships)
- Provided specialized consultation for constructing RTI Photography kits
- Photography for the Tel el Hesi Regional Project, September 2014
- Applied Reflectance Transformation Imaging to three clay bullae found at Kh. Summeily. Photos published in James W. Hardin, Christopher A. Rollston, and Jeffrey A. Blakely, “Iron Age Bullae from Officialdom’s Periphery: Khirbet Summeily in Broader Context,” Near Eastern Archaeology4 (2014):300-302.
- Project Assistant to Assoc. (then Assist.) Prof. Jeremy Hutton, summer 2012, 2013-2014 academic year
- Primary work in Palmyrene epigraphy and paleography
- Provided specialized help with digital photographic techniques, specifically Reflectance Transformation Imaging (RTI)
- Photographed (with colleague C. Bonesho) over 30 Palmyrene Aramaic inscriptions throughout the United States utilizing RTI technology.
- Wrote palaeographic analysis of PAT 0738
- Photographic field work in Jerusalem at the Albright Institute for Archaeology and The Israel Museum with Prof. Christopher A. Rollston, April 2014
- Photographed several stamp seals, a Palmyrene funerary bust, the Izbet Sartah Abecedary, and several small pot sherds incised with Phoenician
- Research Assistant to Prof. Christopher A. Rollston, Summer of 2012, Emmanuel School of Religion
- Extensive bibliographic, layout, and textual work for Rollston’s forthcoming Writings from the Ancient World (WAW) volume on Northwest Semitic Royal Inscriptions.
- Research Assistant to Prof. Christopher A. Rollston, 2010, Emmanuel School of Religion
- Extensive bibliographic, layout, and proofreading work for Rollston’s Writing and Literacy in the World of Ancient Israel: Epigraphic Evidence from the Iron Age (Atlanta, Ga: SBL, 2010).
- Responsible for the collection, formatting, and reproduction of images and figures in Writing and Literacy.
- Professorial Assistant to Prof. Jason Bembry, 2009-2010, Emmanuel School of Religion
- Offered multiple tutoring sessions to Hebrew students each week during both Spring and Fall semesters
- Taught/lectured for Prof. Bembry in his absence.
- Was responsible for proof reading of syllabi, quizzes, tests, publications, etc.
- Research assistance
- Grading of tests and quizzes
- Founding and Executive Board member for the Colloquium for Biblical and Near Eastern Studies (CBNES), 2016-18
- Chair of Logistics – responsible for arranging meeting space, time, etc.
- Society of Biblical Literature (SBL)
- American Schools of Oriental Research
- Peer reviewer for BASOR (2016-present)
- Instructor of Intermediate Classical Hebrew, Fall 2017-2018 (syllabus available upon request)
- Instructor of Elementary Classical Hebrew, Fall 2014-Spring 2016, Fall 2017-Spring 2018 (syllabus available upon request)
- Modern Jewish Literature, teaching assistant, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Spring 2013
- Introduction to Judaism, teaching assistant, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Fall 2012
- Hebrew Teaching Fellow, Emmanuel School of Religion, 2010-2011 academic year
- Taught Elementary Hebrew on the graduate level (syllabus available upon request)
- Adjunct Instructor of Bible, Milligan College, 2010-11 academic year
- Teaching both Old and New Testament Survey courses on the undergraduate level (syllabi available upon request)
- “On Dragons and Deities: Divine Battle and Temple Building,” 8 November 2016, for Prof. Alice Mandell’s Ugaritic Seminar at UW-Madison
- “Yahweh and the Gods of Canaan: Iron Age Polytheism, Monolatry, and D/Dtr’s Subjective Agenda,” 9 September 2016, for Prof. Alice Mandell’s Israelite Religion course at UW-Madison
- Guest Lecturer on the Ugaritic Baʿal Cycle in Prof. Jason A. Bembry’s Ugaritic course at Emmanuel Christian Seminary, Johnson City, TN, April 2016.
- Guest Lecturer on the application of RTI photography to epigraphic studies in Prof. Christopher A. Rollston’s Ancient Inscriptions course at Tel Aviv University, April 2014.
- Executive Board Member for the Wisconsin Rugby Club
- Player and Club member since 2011 (USA Rugby Division II National Champion 2013, National Runner Up 2012 and 2015)
- Served as both Secretary and Vice President of the club during 2014-2015
- Developed and implemented sexual assault prevention and reporting education program initiative for club members (ongoing)