About

Jill Hicks-Keeton (Phd, Duke University) is Associate Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Oklahoma, where she teaches courses on biblical literature, ancient Judaism, and early Christianity. She is the author of Arguing with Aseneth: Gentile Access to Israel’s Living God in Jewish Antiquity (Oxford University Press, 2018), which was awarded the 2020 Lautenschlaeger Award for Theological Promise, an international first book award. She co-edited The Museum of the Bible: A Critical Introduction (Lexington Books/Fortress Academic, 2019) and The Ways that Often Parted (SBL Press, 2018) and has written for Religion & Politics,  Ancient Jew Review, The Revealer, and The Bible and Interpretation. Hicks-Keeton was a 2018 recipient of the Society of Biblical Literature Regional Scholar Award and has served as a Humanities Forum Fellow and a Risser Innovative Teaching Fellow at the University of Oklahoma. In 2020, Hicks-Keeton was appointed a Presidential Teaching Fellow in the Honors College at OU.

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