Dr. Gross has been on the faculty of the Semitics Department since 2008. His areas of interest include Akkadian, Northwest Semitic languages, the Dead Sea Scrolls, and Ancient Near Eastern Law. His research focuses on the continuity of legal traditions between the cuneiform record and Aramaic common law. He is presently collaborating on a new edition of the Temple Scroll from Qumran Cave 11 for Brill’s Dead Sea Scrolls Editions series.