Professor of Assyriology
Program role

Niek Veldhuis is Professor of Assyriology in the Department of Near Eastern Studies. His work concentrates on ancient Mesopotamian school texts (lexical texts) that taught scribal students how to read and write cuneiform (3,200 BCE - 0). He is on the steering committee of the Open Richly Annotated Cuneiform Corpus (http://oracc.org) and is co-director of the Berkeley Prosopography Services (http://berkeleyprosopography.org/), in addition to serving on the Berkeley Digital Humanities Council.

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Collaborative research