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Jason Mokhtarian :: Faculty

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Assistant Professor, Religious Studies
Assistant Professor, Jewish Studies
Adjunct Professor, Central Eurasian Studies

Office: Sycamore Hall 334
Phone: (812) 855-8358


Ph.D. University of California, 2011

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Publication Highlights

"Empire and Authority in Sasanian Babylonia: The Rabbis and King Shapur in Dialogue," Jewish Studies Quarterly, Volume 19.2 (2012), 148-180.

“Rabbinic Depictions of the Achaemenid King Cyrus the Great: The Babylonian Esther Midrash (bMeg. 10b-17a) in its Iranian Context,” in The Talmud in its Iranian Context, eds. Carol Bakhos and M. Rahim Shayegan (Mohr Siebeck: Tübingen, 2010), 112-139.