Dupertuis Ruben ReneRubén René Dupertuis
Assistant Professor of Religion
Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas

Rubén René Dupertuis is Associate Professor of Religion at Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas. The author of several articles published in professional journals, his interests include Acts of the Apostles and early Christian narrative more generally, education in the ancient world, and the role of Bible in American popular culture. Dupertuis is the Co-Chair of the Ancient Fiction and Early Christian and Jewish Narrative Group and a member of the steering committee for the Bible and American Popular Culture Group, both of the Society of Biblical Literature. He was the recipient, in 1998, of an Award for Excellence in Biblical Studies from the Claremont School of Theology.

Academic Credentials

  • Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University
  • M.A., School of Theology at Claremont
  • B.A., University of Michigan

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Religion, Trinity University, San Antonio, TX, 2006–
  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Religion, Centre College, Danville, KY, 2004–2006
  • Visiting Instructor of Religion, Centre College, Danville, KY, 2002–2004
  • Adjunct Professor, Victor Valley Community College, Victorville, CA, 2000–2001

Professional Service

  • Co-Chair, Ancient Fiction and Early Christian and Jewish Narrative Group, Society of Biblical Literature, 2006–
  • Member of the Steering Committee, Ancient Fiction and Early Christian and Jewish Narrative Group, SBL, 2001–
  • Member of the Steering Committee, The Bible and American Popular Culture, SBL, 2007–
  • Sub-editor for History of Christianity (through Early Modern Period), Religious Studies Review, 2005–2006
  • Project Member, “Mimesis in Ancient Jewish and Christian Literature,” Institute for Antiquity and Christianity, Claremont, CA, 2005–2006
  • Co-organizer, inaugural meeting of the Bluegrass Ancient Studies Seminar, Centre College, April 30, 2005

Awards and Honors

  • Omicron Delta Kappa Rookie of the Year, Centre College, 2002–2003
  • Doctoral Fellowship Renewal, Hispanic Theological Initiative/Pew Charitable Trusts, 1999–2000
  • Doctoral Fellowship, Hispanic Theological Initiative/Pew Charitable Trusts, 1998–1999
  • Ron Olson Fellowship, Claremont Graduate University, 1998–1999
  • Ron Olson Fellowship, Claremont Graduate University, 1997–1998

Award for Excellence in Biblical Studies, Claremont School of Theology, 1998