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Dr. Jason Tatlock

Professor of History (2007).                
Bachelor of Theology, Prairie Bible College (1997); M.A. in Ancient History of Syro-Palestine, Jerusalem University College (1999); M.A. & Ph.D. in Near Eastern Studies, University of Michigan (2006).

Teaching and Research Interests: Middle Eastern and Mediterranean History

Upper Division Courses:

  • HIST 3225 History of the Ancient Near East
  • HIST 3352 Israel/Palestine in Its Middle Eastern Context
  • HIST 5244 Topics in Middle Eastern and Mediterranean History


Contact Information:
Department of History
Georgia Southern University, Armstrong
11935 Abercorn Street
Savannah, GA 31419-1997

Office: Hawes 110E
Tel.: 912-344-3126
Fax: 912-478-0377

Selected Publications:

  • The Middle East: Its History and Culture.  Bethesda, MD: University Press of Maryland, 2012 (now part of Penn State University Press).
  • “Human Sacrifice and Propaganda in Popular Discourse: More Than Morbid Curiosity.”  Dialogue: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Popular Culture and Pedagogy 6, no. 1 (Spring 2019).
  • “Debating the Legitimacy of Human Sacrifice in Modern Hinduism and Biblical Tradition.” Journal of Global South Studies 35, no. 1 (2018): 130-54.
  • “The United Nations and the Bible.” Journal for Peace & Justice Studies 22, no. 2 (Fall 2012): 49-72.
  • “Genocidal Rhetoric and Remembrance Concentrated on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict as Contextualized in the United Nations.” Journal of Third World Studies 26, no. 1 (Spring 2009): 77-97.

Professional Activities, Awards, and Honors:

  • Armstrong Atlantic State University Award for Distinguished Faculty Service to the Community (2010)
  • Armstrong Atlantic State University Outstanding Advisor Award (2009)
  • Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor, Near Eastern Studies Department, University of Michigan (2004)

Current Research:

  • Prehistoric Mediterranean world to the contemporary Middle East
  • Human Sacrifice
  • Human Rights

Last updated: 12/14/2023