«POSITIONS HELD Associate Professor of Religion: Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, MN. Appointment with continuous tenure in area of Hebrew Bible. ...»
ANDREW G. VAUGHN
Gustavus Adolphus College
800 West College Ave.
St. Peter, MN 56082
507–933–7475 (O); 507–934–1225 (H)
POSITIONS HELD Associate Professor of Religion: Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, MN.
Appointment with continuous tenure in area of Hebrew Bible. 2002 – present.
Chair, Department of Religion: Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, MN.
2003 – present (on sabbatical 2004–5 academic year).
Supply Preacher: Preach and administer sacraments in rural Presbyterian(USA) and Lutheran (ELCA) congregations in southern Minnesota. 1997 – present.
Assistant Professor of Religion: Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, MN.
Tenure-track position in area of Hebrew Bible. 1997 – 2002.
Research Associate: Luce Library, PTS: Appointment for postdoctoral research and teaching. 1996 – 1997 academic year.
Project Coordinator: PTS Classical Hebrew Lexicon Project. 1994 – 1997.
Teaching Fellow: PTS: 1992–1996.
EDUCATIONAL Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton, NJ. Ph.D. (magna cum laude), BACKGROUND May, 1996.
Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel. Fulbright Fellow. 1993–1994.
Princeton Theological Seminary, M. Div., June, 1991. (Old Testament).
Davidson College, Davidson, NC. B.A., August, 1987. (economics).
DENOMINATIONAL Presbyterian Church (USA): Ordained (in 1997) as Minister of Word and AFFILIATION Sacrament. Member of Presbytery of Minnesota Valleys.
DISSERTATION “The Chronicler’s Account of Hezekiah: The Relationship of Historical Data to a Theological Interpretation of 2 Chronicles 29-32.” Adviser: Patrick D. Miller.
Publication information listed below.
GRANTS AND Lilly Endowment Consultation at the Wabash Center: recipient of a grant for HONORS participation in the consultation, “Teaching the Bible in the 21st Century.” Summers, 1998, 1999, and 2000.
Vaughn CV: page 2 of 9 Wabash Grant for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religion: Support for development of an electronic Biblical Hebrew language resource tool. Grant awarded to Society of Biblical Literature (Kent Richards, project director). I was chosen as principal researcher, and Gustavus Adolphus College was awarded funding to pay for my course release time. 2003 – 2004 academic year.
Research, Scholarship, and Creativity Grant: summer travel and research grants from Gustavus Adolphus College. Summers 1998, 2000, and 2003.
Society of Biblical Literature Research Grant: grant for the development of a digital corpus of Hebrew seal script. 1997–1998 academic year.
Mitchell Dahood Memorial Prize: competition sponsored by the Society of Biblical Literature and Ecumenical Theological Seminary. November, 1996.
J. William Fulbright Fellowship: fellowship for research at the Institute of Archaeology, Tel Aviv University. 1993–1994 academic year.
Senior Thesis Prize: best masters thesis in Old Testament, PTS. May, 1991.
William Henry Green Scholarship: Ph.D. fellowship, PTS, 1991–1993.
Dorot Travel Grant: Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Summer, 1990.
Lunsford Richardson Honor Scholarship: Davidson College. 1984–1987.
COURSES Gustavus Adolphus College: The Bible; The Biblical Tradition; The Prophets;
TAUGHT Creation and Genesis; The Religion of Israel; Israel and Palestine; Archaeology and Biblical Interpretation; Jerusalem Past and Present; History of Israel and Ancient Near Eastern History; Biblical Hebrew I; Biblical Hebrew Grammar II;
Selected Hebrew Readings; Senior Seminar; In Search of El Salvador.
Princeton Theological Seminary (as Teaching Fellow): Orientation to Old Testament Studies; Israelite Religion; Introduction to Biblical Hebrew;
Accelerated Hebrew Reading; Aramaic Grammar and Reading.
PROFESSIONAL Memberships: American Schools of Oriental Research, Catholic Biblical SOCIETIES Association, National Association of Professors of Hebrew, and The AND SERVICE Society of Biblical Literature.
Vaughn CV: page 3 of 9 Academic Book Series Editor: “Archaeology and Biblical Studies Series.” Editor of academic book series of the Society of Biblical Literature. Coordinate series with about ten books under contract or published. All proposals undergo blind, peer review. See below for titles published to date. 2001 – present.
Society of Biblical Literature (SBL) Development Committee: elected to serve on one of SBL’s standing committees. 2004 – present.
ASOR Committee on Publications: elected to the committee that oversees the publications of the American Schools of Oriental Research. 2001 – present.
Program Unit Co-chairperson: “Biblical Lands and Peoples in Archaeology and Text Section” Program unit at the annual meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature. 2002 – present.
Program Unit Co-chairperson: “Archaeology Section.” Program unit at the international meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature. 2002 – present.
Program Unit Co-chairperson: “Jerusalem in Bible and Archaeology Consultation.” Program unit at the annual meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature. 1998 – 2001.
Program Unit Steering Committee: “Paleographical Studies in the Ancient Near East.” Program unit at the annual meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature.
1998 – present.
Editorial Review: Served as a blind, peer reviewer for books proposal or articles submitted to the following publishers or journals: the “SBL Resources for Biblical Study Series,” SBL/ASOR “Archaeology and Biblical Studies Series,” Biblical Archaeologist, Abingdon Press, “SBL Dissertation Series,” Teaching Theology and Religion, Westminster John Knox Press, Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research, and the Journal of Biblical Literature.
1997 – present.
Judge for Book Award: Served with William G. Dever and P. Kyle McCarter as a blind judge for the Gratz College Centennial Book Award for the best book in “Biblical History and Archaeology” from 1995–1998. Summer 1999.
COMMITTEE Faculty Senate: elected at-large representative. 2001 – 2004 academic years.
SERVICE AT Vice-chair, 2003 – 2004 academic year.
GUSTAVUS President’s Task Force on Diversity at Gustavus: Appointed as one of three faculty representatives on a college-wide task force to determine diversity initiatives at Gustavus for the next 3–5 years. Spring semester, 2004.
ARCHAEOLOGICAL Ramat Rahel Excavations: core member of publication team. 1996 – present.
EXPERIENCE Beth Shemesh Excavations, Tel Aviv University: epigrapher for Hebrew seals.
1994 – present.
BOOKS UNDER A History of Israel—An Essential Guide. Abingdon Essential Guide CONTRACT Series. Nashville: Abingdon, book under contract that is in preparation.
Anticipate publication in 2005 or 2006.
“‘And Lot Went With Him’: Abraham’s Disobedience in Gen 12:1–4a.” Pages 111–123 in David and Zion: Biblical Studies in Honor of J. J. M.
Roberts. Edited by Bernard F. Batto and Kathryn L. Roberts (Winona Lake, Ind.: Eisenbrauns, 2004).
“Can We Write a History of Israel Today?” Pages 368–385 in The Future of Biblical Archaeology—Reassessing Methodologies and Assumptions. Edited by James K. Hoffmeier and Alan Millard (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2004).
“The Challenges of Ketef Hinnom—Using Advanced Technologies to Reclaim
the Earliest Biblical Texts and their Context.” Near Eastern Archaeologist 66:4
(2003) 162–171. (co-authors, Gabriel Barkay, Marilyn Lundberg, and Bruce and Kenneth Zuckerman).
“Is Biblical Archaeology Theologically Useful Today?—Yes, A Programmatic Proposal.” Pages 407–430 in Jerusalem in Bible and Archaeology—The First
Temple Perid. Edited by Andrew G. Vaughn and Ann E. Killebrew (Atlanta:
“Jerusalem in Bible and Archaeology—Dialogues and Discussions.” Pages 1–10 in Jerusalem in Bible and Archaeology—The First Temple Perid. Edited by Andrew G. Vaughn and Ann E. Killebrew (Atlanta: SBL, 2003). Co-author, Ann E. Killebrew.
“A Provenance Study of Hebrew Seals and Seal Impressions—A Statistical Analysis.” Forthcoming essay in I Will Tell Secret Things from Long Ago (Abiah Chidot Menei-Kedem—Ps. 78:2b): Archaeological and Historical Studies in Honor of Amihai Mazar on the Occasion of his Sixtieth Birthday.
Edited by A. Maeir and P. de Miroschedji (Winona Lake, Ind.: Eisenbrauns, in press). (Co-author, Carolyn Pillers Dobler).
“The Royal and Official Seal Impressions From Lachish.” Chapter 29, Section C in Volume IV of the Lachish Final Report from the Renewed Excavations.
Edited by David Ussishkin (Tel Aviv: Tel Aviv University, in press). Co-author, Gabriel Barkay.
“The Palaeographic Dating of Judean Seals and its Significance for Biblical Research.” Bulletin of American Schools of Oriental Research 313 (1999) 43–64.
“Where Have all the Nasals Gone?: nC CC in Northern Semitic.” Journal of Semitic Studies 42 (1997) 263–282. (co-author, Mark Southern).
“New Readings of Hezekian Official Seal Impressions.” Bulletin of American Schools of Oriental Research 304 (1996) 29–54. (co-author, Gabriel Barkay).
“Lmlk and Official Seal Impressions from Lachish,” Tel Aviv 23 (1996) 61–74.
(co-author, Gabriel Barkay).
“An ‘Official’ Seal Impression from Lachish Reconsidered.” Tel Aviv 22 (1995), 94–97. (co-author, Gabriel Barkay).
Vaughn CV: page 6 of 9 The Macmillan Dictionary of Judaism in the Biblical Period, ed. by Jacob Neusner (New York: Macmillan, 1995). Contributor for 32 entries on the following topics: Catacombs, Italian; Daroma; genizah; Gezer; glass, gold;
Hamman-Lif Synagogue; Hercules knot; images; inscriptions, Diaspora; Isis in Palestine; Jericho Synagogue; jewelry; Joppa; Judean Desert; Judean Desert Caves; Kefar Bilu Synagogue; Kefar Kanna Synagogue; Masada; muzuza, as an archaeological object; Nabatea / Nabateans; Negeb; Noah, representations of;
ossuary, ossuaries; peacock; Petra; Philadelphia; Priestly courses, the Twentyfour; Rabbat Moabno Synagogue; sarcophagus decorations; Temple, second;
BOOK REVIEWS Review of Yitzhak Avishur and Robert Deutsch, eds., Michael: Historical, Epigraphical and Biblical Studies in Honor of Prof. Michael Heltzer, edited by Yitzhak Avishur and Robert Deutsch. In Bulletin of American Schools of Oriental Research 333 (2004) 95–96.
Review of Robert Deutsch, Messages From the Past—Hebrew Bullae From the Time of Isaiah Through the First Temple in Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (1999). Also published in Journal of Biblical Literature 121 (2002) 339–343.
Review of Robert Deutsch and André Lemaire, Biblical Personal Seals in the Shlomo Mousssaieff Collection in Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2000). Also published in Journal of Biblical Literature 121 (2002) 339–343.
Review of Bernard M. Levinson, Deuteronomy and the Hermeneutics of Legal Innovation in Princeton Seminary Bulletin 21 (2000) 372–374.
BOOKS EDITED Ann E. Killebrew. Biblical Peoples and Ethnicity—An Archaeological Study of AS SERIES EDITOR Egyptians, Canaanites, Philistines, and Early Israel (1300–1100 B.C.E.).
SBLABS. Atlanta: in press.
“Can We Write a History of Israel Today?” Paper presented at the “The Future of Biblical Archaeology” conference at Trinity International University, August 13, 2001. Paper later presented in the History and Archaeology of Israel Section at the national meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature; Denver, CO, November, 2001. See above for publication information.
“The Priestly Blessing and the Silver Amulets from Ketef Hinom—New Readings and Palaeographic Observations.” Paper presented in Palaeographic Studies in the Ancient Near East Section at the national meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature; Nashville, TN, November, 2000. See above for publication information (co-presenters: Gabriel Barkay and Bruce Zuckerman.) “Response to Israel Finkelstein and Gabriel Barkay On Jerusalem During Hezekiah’s and Josiah’s Reigns.” Presented in the Jerusalem in Bible and Archaeology Consultation at the national meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature; Nashville, TN, November, 2000.
“Subversion or Transformation: A Review of Bernard Levinson, Deuteronomy and the Hermeneutics of Legal Innovation.” Presented a review and participated on a panel discussion at the Upper Midwest Regional Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature, Minneapolis, MN; April, 2000. See above for publication information as a book review.
“Setting the Stage: Current Issues of Debate in Solomon’s Jerusalem.” Presented in the Jerusalem in Bible and Archaeology Consultation at the national meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature, Boston, MA; November, 1999.
“Creating ‘Salvation’: An Integrated Reading of the Primeval History and the Ancestral Narratives.” Presented at the Upper Midwest Regional Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature, Minneapolis, MN; April, 1999.
“Hezekiah's ‘Success’ Against Sennacherib: A New Interpretation of the Archaeological Data from Jerusalem and Surrounding Sites.” Presented in the “Jerusalem in Bible and Archaeology Consultation” at the national meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature, Orlando, FL; November, 1998.
“Heir or Inventor: An Archaeological Investigation of King Josiah’s Reforms.” Presented at the Javit Symposium in Biblical History at the Greenberg Center for Judaic Studies, University of Hartford, Hartford, CT; September 13, 1998.
“The Palaeography of Hebrew Seals: Towards a Digital Corpus.” Presented to the Palaeographic Studies in the Ancient Near East Section at the national meeting of the American Schools of Oriental Research, Napa, CA; November, 1997.