Joshua Hood, PhD

About Joshua Hood, PhD

Professor Hood’s language experience is broad, having studied Latin, Syriac, Coptic, Greek, classical Arabic, Biblical Hebrew, and classical Armenian. He has been named a partial Fellow in the Digital Humanities at Beth Mardutho: The Syriac Institute and is currently editing and translating a cycle of Syriac hymns by the East Syrian liturgical poet Giwargis Warda. Professor Hood is also versed in translating works in Greek and Latin. He resides in Virginia with his wife and three children.

Education:
BA (Classics with a concentration in Latin Literature and a minor in Religious Studies) University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
MA (Theology and Religious Studies) The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC
PhD  (Semitics) The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC

Area of Teaching Specialization: Latin

Course Level: Undergraduate and Graduate

Courses Taught: Latin I; Latin II; Biblical Greek I; Biblical Greek II