Aaron J. Koller

Aaron J. Koller (PhD, Biblical and Semitic Studies, Yeshiva University, 2009) is Associate Professor of Near Eastern and Jewish Studies at Yeshiva University and Chair of the Department of Jewish Studies at Yeshiva College. He formerly taught at Queens College, Hebrew University, and Brandeis University.  He is author of  The Ancient Hebrew Semantic Field of Cutting Tools: A Philological, Archaeological, and Semantic Study (Catholic Biblical Association of America, 2012), Esther in Ancient Jewish Thought (Cambridge University Press, 2014), and Aramaic Texts from Qumran, co-authored with Moshe J. Bernstein and Edward Cook (Society of Biblical Literature, forthcoming).