Noegel, Scott B. 1962- (Scott Noegel)

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Noegel, Scott B. 1962- (Scott Noegel)


Born May 29, 1962, in WI; son of Russel and Hildegarde Noegel; married Laurie Ramacci, July 1, 1995. Education: University of Wisconsin—Milwaukee, B.A. (summa cum laude), 1989; Cornell University, M.A., 1993, Ph.D., 1995. Hobbies and other interests: Arts, music.


Office—Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilization, Box 353120, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195. E-mail—[email protected].


Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, lecturer in Near Eastern studies, 1993-94; Ithaca College, Ithaca, lecturer in philosophy and religion, 1994; University of Washington, Seattle, Hazel Cole fellow in Jewish studies at Henry Jackson School of International Studies, 1995-96, visiting summer lecturer, 1996; Rice University, Houston, TX, visiting assistant professor of religious studies, 1996-97; University of Washington, Seattle, acting assistant professor, 1997-98, assistant professor, 1998-2002, associate professor, 2002-06, professor of Near Eastern languages and civilization, international studies, Jewish studies, history and comparative religion, 2006—, department chair, 2006—, codirector of Central Asian Studies Program, 2006—creator and manager of the interdisciplinary Web site Okeanos, 1997—. Speaker at colleges, universities, and other institutions, including University of British Columbia, University of Texas at Austin, University of California, Berkeley, National University of Wales, University College of Swansea, Columbia University, Tashkent Islamic University of Oriental Studies, and Berea College; Temple Beth-Am., scholar in residence, 2003; American Research Center in Egypt, founder and president of Northwest branch, 2002-06, vice president of chapter council, 2004-06. Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle, teacher at Community High School of Jewish Studies, 1997-98; Mayor's Arts Task Force, 1998-99; Seattle Arts Commission, member, 1999-2001, vice chair for arts support, 2000-01. New Community (musicians' cooperative), founder and affiliate, 1986-89; Galivant Media, cofounder and affiliate, 1987-2000; Seattle Independent Film and Video Consortium, cofounder and Web site coordinator, 1996-2000; video producer, videographer, editor, and sound editor; consultant on ancient Egypt for the History Channel and Discovery Channel cable television networks, for SMiles Productions, and for the CD-ROM product Egyptian Hieroglyphs Made Easy. Member of editorial board, Journal of Hebrew Scriptures, 2004—.


Society of Biblical Literature, American Schools of Oriental Research, American Oriental Society, Media Arts Organization—OffLine (vice president, member of board of directors, and coproducer, 1994-2004), Phi Beta Kappa (member of executive board of local chapter, 2002).


John and Sylvia Laiken Prize for Excellence in Semitic Studies, 1987; Menachem Mansoor Award for Excellence in Semitic Studies, 1989; grants from Wisconsin Society for Jewish Learning, 1986-89, Experimental Television Center, 1993, New York Foundation of the Arts, 1993, New York State Council on the Arts, 1993—, National Endowment for the Arts, 1998-99, and University of Washington, 2000, 2003; fellowships from Cornell University, 1990-94, and University of Washington, 1999-2000; Distinguished Citizen Medal for service in the arts, City of Seattle, 2002; University Course Resources Award, University of Washington, 2005; Course Development Award, University of Washington Jewish Studies Program, 2006; Full Professor Cross-disciplinary Conversation Award, Simpson Center for the Humanities, 2007.


Janus Parallelism in the Book of Job (monograph), Sheffield Academic Press (Sheffield, England), 1996.

(Editor and contributor) Puns and Pundits: Word Play in the Hebrew Bible and Ancient Near Eastern Literature, CDL Press (Bethesda, MD), 2000.

(With Brannon Wheeler) Historical Dictionary of Prophets in Islam and Judaism, Scarecrow Press (Metuchen, NJ), 2002.

(Under name Scott Noegel; editor, with Joel Walker and Brannon Wheeler) Prayer, Magic, and the Stars in the Ancient and Late Antique World, Pennsylvania State University Press (University Park, PA), 2003.

(Under name Scott Noegel; editor, with Alan S. Kaye) Afroasiatic Linguistics, Semitics, and Egyptology: Selected Writings of Carleton T. Hodge, CDL Press (Bethesda, MD), 2004.

Nocturnal Ciphers: The Allusive Language of Dreams in the Ancient Near East, American Oriental Society (New Haven, CT), 2007.

Contributor to books, including Voice, Text, and Hypertext at the Millennium, edited by Rona Modiano, University of Washington Press (Seattle, WA), 2001; Dreams and Dreaming: A Reader in Religion, Anthropology, History, and Psychology, edited by Gayatri Patnaik, St. Martin's Press (New York, NY), 2001; Through a Glass Darkly: Magic, Dreams, and Prophecy in Ancient Egypt, edited by K. Szpakowska, Classical Press of Wales (Swansea, Wales), 2006; and Belief and Bloodshed: Religion and Violence across Time and Tradition, edited by James Wellman, Rowman & Littlefield (Lanham, MD), 2007. Contributor of articles and reviews to scholarly journals, including Acta Sumerologica, Journal of Northwest Semitic Languages, Jewish Bible Quarterly, Biblica, Journal of the Ancient Near Eastern Society, and Journal of Biblical Literature. Associate general editor and book reviews editor, Journal of Hebrew Scriptures, 1998-2004.


Scott B. Noegel's languages include ancient Hebrew, Akkadian, Aramaic, Ugaritic, Egyptian, Greek, Arabic, and Sumerian, and modern French, German, and Hebrew.



University of Washington Web site: Scott B. Noegel Home Page, (August 22, 2007).