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Ph.D., Graduate Theological Union

M.Div., Church Divinity School of the Pacific

M.A., University of California

A.B., Smith College

Joanna Dewey

Harvey H. Guthrie, Jr. Professor Emerita of Biblical Studies at Episcopal Divinity School, Massachusetts

Joanna Dewey is the Harvey H. Guthrie, Jr. Professor Emerita of Biblical Studies at Episcopal Divinity School, Cambridge, Massachusetts. A specialist in the Gospel of Mark, orality studies, and feminist approaches to the New Testament, she is the author of several books, including Mark as Story (3rd ed., 2012).

Books

  • Mark as Story: An Introduction to the Narrative of a Gospel (3rd ed., with David Rhoads and Donald Michie), 2012
  • Orality and Textuality in Early Christian Literature (editor), 1994
  • Markan Public Debate: Literary Technique, Concentric Structure and Theology in Mark 2:13:6, 1980
  • Disciples of the Way: Mark on Discipleship, 1976

Academic Appointments

  • Adjunct Professor, Episcopal Divinity School, Cambridge, MA, 2006–
  • Lecturer in Bible, Union Theological Seminary, New York, NY, 2006–
  • Adjunct Professor in Biblical Languages, General Theological Seminary, New York, NY, 2005–
  • Academic Dean, Episcopal Divinity School, Cambridge, MA, 1999–2005
  • Harvey H. Guthrie, Jr. Professor of Biblical Studies, Episcopal Divinity School, Cambridge, MA, 1999–2005
  • Associate Professor of New Testament Studies, Episcopal Divinity School, Cambridge, MA,1988–1999
  • Visiting Associate Professor of New Testament, Colgate Rochester/Bexley Hall/Crozer, Rochester, NY, 1987–1988
  • Consultant/Scholar at Large, Institute for Research in Social Behavior, Oakland, CA, 1985–1987
  • Associate Professor of New Testament and Church History, Graduate Seminary, Phillips University, Enid, OK, 1981–1985
  • Director of M.Div. Studies, Graduate Seminary, Phillips University, Enid, OK,1983–1985
  • Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and Humanities, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, 1977–1981
  • Research Analyst, Consultant, Institute for Research in Social Behavior, Oakland, CA, 1972–1977, 1962–1966
  • Teaching Assistant, Intensive Summer Language Program, Greek and Hebrew, San Francisco Theological Seminary, 1970–1974
  • Teaching Fellow, Church Divinity School of the Pacific, Berkeley, CA, 1970–1972

Honors

  • National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminar Fellowship, Stanford University, 1979
  • Conant Sabbatical Grants, 1991, 1995, 1998, 2002
  • Member of Phi Beta Kappa