About

Jill Hicks-Keeton (Phd, Duke University) is Assistant 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) and numerous articles. 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 the online journals 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 recently served as a Humanities Forum Fellow and a Risser Innovative Teaching Fellow at the University of Oklahoma. In 2019, she was awarded an Arts & Humanities Faculty Fellowship from OU. She is currently the Program Chair of the New Testament Unit for the Southwest Commission on Religious Studies.

Hicks-Keeton is now working on a monograph that analyzes the recently-opened Museum of the Bible in Washington, D.C. Follow her on Twitter @JillHicksKeeton.