Lewis H. Glinert

Academic Appointments
  • Professor of Hebrew Studies

  • Affiliate, Linguistics Program


Bartlett, Room 101B
HB 6178


  • B.A. Magdalen College, Oxford University (French and German) 1971
  • Ph.D. School of Oriental and African Studies, London University (Linguistics), 1974

Selected Publications

  • "Language for Actionable Recommendations in Clinical Guidelines: Avoiding Hedging and Equivocation"  (co-author: Richard S. Klasco). Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) 317:6 (February 14, 2017)

  • The Story of Hebrew. Princeton University Press (2017)

  • A Screenful of Sugar? Investigating Prescription Drug Web Sites (Co-author Jon Schommer), Peter Lang International (2014)

  • Prescription drug brand Web sites: Guidance where none exists, Innovations in Pharmacy 1:1 (2010) 1-15

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Works In Progress

language and narrative in FedSpeak

communication in jewish law

Selected Works & Activities

Patient-oriented medical communications and Internet advertising;

policy and practice for safety instructions;

The Dartmouth Jewish Sound Archive.