Mark W. Chavalas

Professor of History
Department of History
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

Fields of interest: 

  • Mesopotamian history
  • Assyriology
  • Syro-Mesopotamian archaeology: Bronze Ages
  • Mesopotamian/Israelite interconnections


Recent publications:

Chavalas M. (ed.): 
Women in the Ancient Near East: A Sourcebook,
London: Routledge, in prep.,

Chavalas M. (ed.)2009: 
Current Issues in the History of the Ancient Near East Claremont: Regina Books,
2007 = Publications of the Association of Ancient Historians 8, 2nd printing,

Chavalas M. (ed.) 2006: 
The Ancient Near East: Historical Sources in Translation
Oxford/Malden, Ma: Blackwell.

Chavalas M. (ed.) 2004: 
Great Events from History: The Ancient World, 2 vols.
Pasadena: Salem Press

Averbeck D., Chavalas M. Weisberg D. 2003 (eds): 
Life and Culture in the Ancient Near East,
Bethesda: CDL Press

Chavalas M., Younger Jr.K.L. 2002 (eds):
Mesopotamia and the Bible
London/New York: Continuum

Averbeck D., Chavalas M., Young G., 1997 (eds):
Crossing Boundaries and Linking Horizons: Studies in Honor of Michael C. Astour on his 80th Birthday,
Bethesda: CDL Press

Chavalas M. (ed.) 1996: 
Emar: The History, Religion, and Culture of a Syrian Town in the Late Bronze Age,
Bethesda: CDL Press,

Chavalas M., Hayes J. (eds): 
1992 New Horizons in the Study of Ancient Syria Malibu: Undena = Bibliotheca Mesopotamica 25, 1992