The English Bible (KJV): The New Testament and the Apocrypha. Co-editor with Gerald Hammond.
New York: W.W. Norton & Co, 2012.
Articles and Book Chapters:
“New Testament Narrative in its Greco-Roman Context.” The Oxford Handbook of Biblical Narrative.
Ed. Danna Nolan Fewell. New York: Oxford University Press. (Forthcoming.)
“Gentiles”; “Healing Miracles”; “Heaven”; Holy Family”; “Incarnation”; “Incest.” The Encyclopedia
of the Bible and Its Reception. Berlin: de Gruyter. (Forthcoming.)
“Pederasty and Flavian Family Values in Statius, Siluae 2.1.” (Forthcoming in Classical
“Presence Deferred: The Name of Jesus and Self-referential Eschatological Prophecy
in Acts.” Biblical Interpretation 17 (2009): 521-553.
“The Dissolution of the Self in the Senecan Corpus.” Seneca and the Self. Eds. Shadi
Bartsch and David Wray. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009. 255-82.
“Deification, Greek.” Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome. Ed. Michael
Gagarin. New York: Oxford University Press, 2009.
“Versane natura est? Natural and Linguistic Instability in the Extispicium and Self-Blinding
of Seneca’s Oedipus.” Classical Journal 102 (2007): 225-67.
“Questioning and Conviction: Double-voiced Discourse in Mark 3:22-30.” Journal of
Biblical Literature 125 (2006): 477-505.
“The Figure of Eve in Romans 7:5-25.” Biblical Interpretation 12 (2004): 1-36.
Review Essay of Seneca: Selected Philosophical Letters, Translated with an Introduction
and Commentary, by Brad Inwood. Exemplaria Classica 12 (2008): 383-92.
Rev. of Christopher Star, The Empire of the Self: Self-command and Political Speech
in Seneca and Petronius. Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries. (Forthcoming.)
Rev. of Gareth D. Williams, The Cosmic Viewpoint: A Study of Seneca’s ‘Natural Questions.’ Choice:
Current Reviews for Academic Libraries, October 2012.
Rev. of Lucius Annaeus Seneca, Anger, Mercy, Revenge, trans. Robert A. Kaster and
Martha C. Nussbaum. Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries, October 2011.
Rev. of Jeremy M. Downes, The Female Homer: An Exploration of Women’s Epic Poetry. Choice:
Current Reviews for Academic Libraries, September 2010.
Rev. of James Ker, The Deaths of Seneca. Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries,
“Risen Indeed? Resurrection in the Gospel of Mark.” Indiana University, Department
of Religious Studies. 11 February 2013.
“Eve and Childbirth: Images of Femininity in Paul’s Epistle to the Romans.” University
of Rochester, Department of Classics. 10 February 2011.
“The King James Bible in the 21st Century.” University of Florida, Department of Religion.
21 September 2010.
“The Sin of Sodom and the Problem of Context.” SUNY Fredonia, Department of English.
27 April 2009.
“Pederasty and Flavian Family Values in Statius, Siluae 2.1.” Stanford University,
Mellon Foundation Humanities Colloquium. 12 May 2006.
“Visions of Mortality in Seneca’s Thyestes.” San Francisco State University, Classics
Students Association 14th Annual Lecture Series. 4 May 2006.
“Pederasty and Flavian Family Values in Statius, Siluae 2.1.” University of California
at San Diego, Department of Literature. 9 February 2006.
“Imperial Dialogues: Political and Rhetorical Authority in Paul, Mark, and the Senecan Corpus.”
University of Michigan, Department of Classical Studies. 21 January 2005.
"The Evangelical Myth of Simon of Cyrene.” Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting.
San Francisco, California. 19 November 2011.
“The Passive Parturient in Romans 8.” Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting.
San Francisco, California. 19 November 2011.
“KJV: An Ideologically Felicitous Translation.” Modern Language Association Annual
Meeting. Los Angeles, California. 7 January 2011.
“Resurrection in Mark, or not?” Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting. Boston, Massachusetts.
22 November 2008.
“Dialogues of Resurrection in Mark’s Gospel.” Society of Biblical Literature Annual
Meeting. San Diego, California. 17 November 2007.
“Natura uersa est? Natural Order or Chaos in the Extispicium of Seneca’s Oedipus.”
American Philological Association Annual Meeting. Ontario, Canada. 8 January 2006.
“Dialogues of Empire in Mark’s Gospel.” Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting. Philadelphia,
Pennsylvania. 19 November 2005.
“Presence Deferred: Exodus 3, Acts 3, and Divine Names.” Society of Biblical Literature
Annual Meeting. San Antonio, Texas. 21 November 2004.
“Questioning and Conviction: Double-voiced Discourse in Mark 3:22-30.” Society of
Biblical Literature Annual Meeting. San Antonio, Texas. 20 November 2004.
"Statius, Siluae 2.1 and Flavian Family Values.” Classical Association of the Midwest
and South Annual Meeting. Provo, Utah. 20 April 2001.
“Livy’s Ethical and Ethnographical Reversals: The Romans and the Gauls in Ab urbe
condita 5.” American Classical League Institute. Bloomington, Indiana. 30 June 2000.
“Felix the Freedman: The Career and Character of Felix, Procurator of Judaea.” Classical Association
of the Midwest and South Annual Meeting. Knoxville, Tennessee. 8 April 2000.
Grants, Fellowships, and Honors
National Endowment for the Humanities Enduring Questions Course Development Grant,
June 2009-January 2011
College at Brockport (SUNY) Scholarly Incentive Reward, Spring 2009, Spring 2012
College at Brockport (SUNY) Sigma Tau Delta Outstanding English Teacher, 2008-2009
Mellon Foundation Grant for Research Leave, Stanford University, Winter Quarter 2006
Office for Women’s Affairs Eva Kagan-Kans Graduate Research Paper Award, IU, 2000
Gilbert V. Tutungi Award for Best Comparative Literature Master’s Project, IU, 2000
Institute for Biblical and Literary Studies Graduate Fellowship, IU, 1997-2001
Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society, San Francisco State University, 1996
Harry Berger Scholarship in World and Comparative Literature, SFSU, 1994