Stephanie W. Jamison

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Stephanie Wroth Jamison (born July 17, 1948) is an American linguist, currently at University of California, Los Angeles and an elected Fellow of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences.[1][2] She did her doctoral work at Yale University as a student of Stanley Insler, and is trained as a historical linguist and Indo-Europeanist. Much of her work focusses on Sanskrit and other Indo-Iranian languages.

Selected works[edit]

  • Jamison, Stephanie W (1983), Function and form in the -áya-formations of the Rig Veda and Atharva Veda, Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, ISBN 978-3-525-26219-1
  • Jamison, Stephanie W (1991), The ravenous hyenas and the wounded sun: myth and ritual in ancient India, Cornell University Press, ISBN 978-0-8014-2433-5
  • Jamison, Stephanie W (1996), Sacrificed wife/sacrificer's wife: women, ritual, and hospitality in ancient India, Oxford University Press, ISBN 978-0-19-509663-7
  • Jamison, Stephanie W.; Brereton, Joel P. (2014), The Rigveda: the earliest religious poetry of India, Oxford Oxford University Press, ISBN 978-0-19-936378-0


  1. ^ "Stephanie W. Jamison". Retrieved April 14, 2017.
  2. ^ "Newly Elected Fellows". Retrieved April 14, 2017.