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People: Core Faculty

Steve VinsonSteve Vinson

  • Associate Professor, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures
  • Curriculum Vitae


  • PhD, The Johns Hopkins University, 1995

Research Interests

  • Ancient Egyptian language and literature
  • History of Graeco-Roman Egypt Ancient Egyptian transportation and trade, especially boats and ships

Contact Information

Office: Global and International Studies Building 3051
Phone: (812) 856-6736

Courses Recently Taught

  • Middle Egyptian
  • Late Egyptian
  • Demotic Egyptian
  • Religion of Ancient Egypt
  • History and Civilization of Ancient Egypt
  • Digital Modelling of the Egyptian Collection in the Eskenazi Art Museum
  • Egyptomania

Publication Highlights

  • "Through a Woman’'s Eyes, and in a Woman's Voice: Ihweret as Focalizor in the First Tale of Setne Khaemwas." In Ptolemy II Philadelphus and his World. Memosyne Supplements 300, ed. Paul McKechnie and Philippe Guillaume, 303–51. Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2008.
  • The Nile Boatman at Work. Müncher Ägyptologische Studien 48. Munich: von Zabern, 1998.
  • Egyptian Boats and Ships. Shire Egyptology Series 20. Princes Risborough, UK: Shire Publications, 1994.
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