Professor, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, College of Liberal Arts
Phone: +1 512 471 3881
John Huehnergard's research interests include semitic languages and linguistics, historical linguistics, writing systems, and ancient Near Eastern history. He has published and co-edited a number of books and articles, including "An Introduction to Ugaritic" (2014, 2nd ed.), "A Grammar of Akkadian" (2011, 3rd ed.), "The Akkadian of Ugarit" (2011, paperback), and "Ugaritic Vocabulary in Syllabic Transcription" (2008, revised ed.). In 2014, Dr. Huehnergard received the honor of Doctor of Humane Letters (honoris causa) by The University of Chicago.