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Daniel L. Schwartz is Associate Professor of History and Associate Director of the Center of Digital Humanities Research at Texas A&M University. He co-directs (with David A. Michelson), a linked-open data project dedicated to advancing scholarship in the field of Syriac Studies and to preserving Syriac cultural heritage. He is the editor of’s SPEAR: Syriac Persons, Events, and Relations, an online prosopographical research tool, and the co-editor (with Sergey Minov) of the Syriac Taxonomy, a domain ontology for Syriac Studies. He is the author of Paideia and Cult: Christian Initiation in Theodore of Mopsuestia and the co-editor (with Neil McLynn and Arietta Papaconstantinou) of Conversion in Late Antiquity: Christianity, Islam, and Beyond.

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ORCID: 0000-0001-6986-9650


Center of Digital Humanities Research
TAMU 4213
College Station, TX 77843-4213

Department of History
TAMU 4236
College Station, TX 77483-4236

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