Eliana Kessler

Eliana  Kessler

BA in Linguistics and Hebrew from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (2014). Eliana is a second year MA student in the Department of Linguistics, was awarded the 2016 Rector's Award for academic achievements, and is a student in the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel MA Honors Program. She is a member of the Middle Persian Dictionary Project directed by Prof. Shaul Shaked under the auspices of the Israel Science Foundation, and is working on Middle Persian valency patterns. Main areas of interest include Iranian languages of all periods, as well as alignment, transitivity and information structure.