Prof. John F. Healey
Department of Middle Eastern Studies
University of Manchester
Manchester M13 9PL, U. K.
Tel.: 0044 (0)161 275 32 48
- A graduate of University College, Dublin, Professor Healey obtained his Ph. D. in 1977 for a thesis on Ugaritic at the School of Oriental and African Studies in the University of London, where his main teachers were the Assyriologist Professor Donald J. Wiseman and the Semitist Professor Edward Ullendorff. He taught in several British before moving to the University of Manchester in 1989 and becoming Professor of Semitic Studies there in 1997. He has also been Visiting Scholar at St John’s College, Oxford, and is currently Visiting Research Fellow at All Souls College, Oxford.
- His publications are mainly in the fields of Ugaritic, Nabataean and Syriac, though with interest also in script history and in 19th century European explorers of the Middle East. Professor Healey is the author of six books, the editor of several others and has published over seventy articles. He is also one of the editors of the Journal of Semitic Studies. The following are his publications most relevant to Nabataean studies:
- For publications related to Nabataean studies go to the bibliographical database of BNS.