Glancy JenniferGeorge & Sallie Cutchin Camp Professor of Bible
Department of Religion
University of Richmond, Virginia

Jennifer Glancy is George and Sallie Cutchins Camp Professor of Bible in the University of Richmond, Virginia Department of Religion, and the author of Slavery in Early Christianity published in 2002, a History Book Club selection. She pursued further research on the gendered implications of early Christian slavery for the Ford Foundation-funded Feminist Sexual Ethics Project at Brandeis University. She is currently completing a book entitled Early Christian Bodies (under contract with Oxford University Press). Glancy has served as the Catholic Biblical Association Visiting Professor at L’École Biblique in Jerusalem in 2004 and as chair of the Bible and Cultural Studies section of the Society of Biblical Literature. She serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Biblical Literature, Biblical Interpretation, and Religion Compass.


  • Early Christian Bodies, forthcoming
  • Slavery in Early Christianity, paperback edition; 2006
  • Slavery in Early Christianity, 2002
  • Introduction to the Study of Religion, coauthored with Nancy C. Ring, Kathleen S. Nash, Mary N. MacDonald, and Fred Glennon, 1998

Academic Credentials

  • PhD., Columbia University
  • M.A., Columbia University
  • B.A., Swarthmore College

Academic Appointments

  • Chair, Department of Religious Studies, Le Moyne College, Syracuse, NY, 2005–2008
  • Professor of Religious Studies, Le Moyne College, 1999–
  • Catholic Biblical Association Visiting Professor, L’École Biblique et Archaéologique Française, Jerusalem, Spring 2004
  • Director, Integral Honors Program, Le Moyne College, 1996–2000
  • Associate Professor of Religious Studies, Le Moyne College, 1995–1999
  • Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, Le Moyne College, 1990–1995
  • Instructor of Biblical Greek, Union Theological Seminary, NYC, Summer 1988

Professional Service

  • Editorial board, Journal of Biblical Literature, 2006–2008
  • Editorial board for Early Christianity, Religion Compass, 2006–
  • Editorial board, Biblical Interpretation (a Brill journal), 2002–
  • Co-chair, Bible and Cultural Studies Section of the Society of Biblical Literature, 2004–2006
  • Chair, Bible and Cultural Studies Section of the Society of Biblical Literature, 2001–2003
  • Board member, Bible and Cultural Studies Section of the Society of Biblical Literature, 1995–2001

Awards and Honors

  • Catherine McCarthy Memorial Fellowship in Jewish-Christian Relations, 2006–2007
  • Hallinan Project at Case Western Reserve University Travel Grant to Jerusalem, May–June 2006
  • Grant, Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Religion and Theology, September 2005
  • Stipend, Louisville Institute, Summer 2005
  • Visiting Professor at L’École Biblique, Catholic Biblical Association, Spring 2004
  • History Book Club selection, Slavery in Early Christianity
  • Selected for Oxford Scholarship Online, Slavery in Early Christianity
  • Georg Endowed Professor, Le Moyne College, 2000–2003
  • Le Moyne College Faculty Research grants 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006
  • NEH Summer Seminar Participant 1999
  • President’s Fellow, Columbia University, 1985–1988
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