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Prof. Jack Tannous

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Jack Tannous

2012–present Assistant Professor, History Department, Princeton University

2010–2012 Post-Doctoral Teaching Fellow in Byzantine History, Dumbarton Oaks

2010 PhD, History (Princeton)

2006 MA, History (Princeton)

2004 MPhil, Eastern Christian Studies (Oxford)

BA, University of Texas (Austin), History, Arabic, Philosophy

Research Concentrations

  • Late antique and early medieval history
  • Eastern Christianity
  • Syriac Studies
  • Islamic Studies
  • translation and bilingualism
  • Christian-Muslim relations

Function within the Center

Fellow of the Institute for Advanced Study Konstanz (July 2015–June 2016)

Research project “Simple Belief: Religion and Society in Syria at the End of Antiquity”

Selected Publications

“Between Christology and Kalām? The Life and Letters of George, Bishop of the Arab Tribes,” pp. 671-716, in Malphono w-Rabo d-Malphone: Studies in Honor of Sebastian P. Brock, ed. G. Kiraz, (Piscataway, NJ: Gorgias Press, 2008).
Reprinted as Jack Tannous, Between Christology and Kalam? The Life and Letters of George, Bishop of the Arab Tribes (Analecta Gorgiana 128) (Piscataway, NJ, Gorgias Press, 2009).

‘L’hagiographie syro-occidentale à la période islamique,’ pp. 225-245 in A. Binggeli, ed., L’hagiographie syriaque (Paris, Geuthner: 2012).

‘You are what you read: Qenneshre and the Miaphysite Church in the Seventh Century,’ pp. 83-102 in P.J. Wood, ed. History and Identity in the Late Antique Near East (Oxford/New York: Oxford University Press, 2013).

'In Search of Monotheletism.’ Dumbarton Oaks Papers 68 (2014), pp. 29-67.