Eduardo A. Escobar is a historian and Assyriologist whose research focuses on cuneiform scholarly cultures of the ancient Middle East. He received his PhD from the University of California, Berkeley (2017) in Near Eastern Studies with a designated emphasis in Science and Technology Studies, and holds degrees from Columbia University, and The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art. Currently, he is a Postdoctoral Researcher and Instructor at the newly-founded Institute on the Formation of Knowledge at The University of Chicago. Escobar has written on Assyro-Babylonian technological recipes for making glass and perfume, social networks of astronomers, and mathematics. At Chicago, he teaches courses on the history of science in the premodern world, Babylonian knowledge, and historiography. During his time at Bard Graduate Center, Escobar will be workshopping his working book manuscript, entitled The Scribal Craft: Cuneiform Recipe Knowledge and the Language of Technology. This work details the central role technology played in the construction of scribal knowledge.