ACADEMIC POSITIONS AND AFFILIATIONS
2015-present Senior Lecturer in Pre-Islamic Iranian Studies, Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
2014-2005 Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow, German Archaeological Institute, Berlin.
2013-2014 Research and Teaching Associate, Chair: History and Cultures of Pre-Islamic Central Asia, Collège de France, Paris.
2011-2013 Instructor, Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
2008-2009 Instructor, School of History, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
2013-present Director (together with Sharof Kurbanov, Tajik Academy of Sciences) of the Sanjar-Shah Excavations, Tajikistan.
2009-2013 PhD in Archaeology [Max Schlomiuk award], Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Dissertation topic: Anthropomorphic Iconography of Deities in the pre-Islamic Iranian World. Advisors: Prof. Shaul Shaked and Prof. Joseph Patrich.
2006-2009 M.A. in Archaeology, magna cum laude, HebrewUniversity of Jerusalem. M.A. Thesis: Temple Architecture in the Iranian World in the Hellenistic Period. Advisors: Prof. Shaul Shaked and Prof. Joseph Patrich.
2002-2005 B.A. in Archaeology and School of History, HebrewUniversity of Jerusalem. Fields: Biblical and Classical Archaeology, Ancient History.