Professor Yaron Eliav
Yaron Eliav is an award winning scholar and teacher at the University of Michigan in the fields of Judaic Studies, Jewish history in the Roman world, Talmud, and archaeology. With this foundation he developed interactive tools for his classes and is now excited to share them on a broader scale with the TLTC Project.
Jelle studied Theology and Jewish Studies at Groningen and Oxford, and moved to the University of Michigan to work on the project for the summer. Jelle is bringing together objects of Jews who lived under Greek and Roman rule (ca. 300 BC to 500 AD). Through these objects, he wants to tell the story of the Jewish diaspora to students of the ancient world.
Anthony Meyer is a research associate for the Ancient World Project. He is primarily working on the interactive slide collection and offering research assistance to senior team members. Anthony joined the project as a PhD candidate from McMaster University–Department of Religious Studies, where his dissertation examines the role of divine names and epithets in early Jewish literature.
This project is also proudly supported by the following:
Philomena has been at the University of Michigan for the past 14 years, nine of which have been in the Language Resource Center. She has her Master's degree in Spanish Linguistics from U of M and has experience with computer-assisted language learning and teaching with technology.
Rob has a degree in Television and Film from Eastern Michigan University. He worked as a Documentary Cameraman/Editor for Public Television in Detroit for several years and as an Advertising Producer in Southfield. Besides studio video productions, he also can be seen around campus with his camera shooting video for numerous projects.
As an Instructional Technologist, Todd Austin leads videoconferencing efforts for the College of LS&A. His team provides the live connections through which Michigan students connect with their colleagues in other countries during shared sessions. He also assists the project’s foreign partners in the design of high-quality videoconferencing solutions. Through his background in Russian politics, Todd has also contributed Russian language and culture, as well as survey research skills to the project.