Martha T. Roth, the Chauncey S. Boucher Distinguished Service Professor of Assyriology in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, the Oriental Institute, and the College, studies the legal and social history of ancient Mesopotamia. She is the Editor-in-Charge of the Oriental Institute’s Chicago Assyrian Dictionary Project, overseeing the compilation of the twenty-six volume dictionary of Assyro-Babylonian. Roth serves (since 2007) as Dean of the Division of the Humanities.
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