Prof. Nili Wazana

Prof. Nili Wazana
Departments of Bible and Jewish History,The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Mandel Building, room 241, Mt. Scopus campus

Prof. Nili Wazana is a Professor of Bible at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, where she heads the Bible Department and also teaches in the department of the History of the Jewish People and Contemporary Judaism. She is also the academic head of the Rothberg School’s graduate program, “The Bible and the Ancient Near East.” She holds a Ph.D. from the Hebrew University, is the former editor of Shnaton: An Annual for Biblical and Ancient Near Eastern Studies (vols. 21-25), and the author of All the Boundaries of the Land: The Promised Land in Biblical Thought in Light of the Ancient Near East. Her scientific focus is the history of ideas in the Bible in the light of the ancient Near Eastern literature, specifically in the books of Joshua, Amos and Qohelet, and reactions to the Assyrian empire.