Professor of Bible and Ancient Near East
(781) 736-2070 FAX
415 South Street
Waltham, MA 02454-9110
University of California, Berkeley, Ph.D.
University of California, Berkeley, M.A.
University of Utah, B.A.
David Wright is professor of Bible and Ancient Near East in the Near Eastern and Judaic Studies department. Professor Wright’s specialties are primarily biblical studies, and the languages and literatures of the ancient Near East, as well as Near Eastern ritual and law. He offers courses on Hebrew Bible; Biblical and Near Eastern Ritual, Law and History, and Northwest Semitic Languages (Aramaic, Ugaritic, Northwest Semitic dialects), as well as courses on Comparative Semitic Linguistics and Hittite.