- PhD (New Testament), University of St Andrews, Scotland
- MTh (New Testament), Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Chicago
- MDiv, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Chicago
- BMus (Music History and Literature), Illinois State University
- Tutor of Theology, KEDS
- Secondary school teacher and school chaplain
- Member of the Tyndale Fellowship, Cambridge
Selected Publications and Presentations
“Did Peter Change Scripture?: The Manuscript Tradition of Greek Psalms 33-34 and 1 Peter 3:10-12.” Pages 505-528 in Die Septuaginta III: Entstehung, Sprache, Geschichte (LXXConference Wuppertal 2010). Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, forthcoming.
“An Epistle for All Christians: Considering the Ethnic Identity of the Audience of 1 Peter.” Paper presented to the Letters of James, Peter, and Jude section at the Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting 2010. Atlanta, GA. 21 November 2010.
“What has Ambleside to do with Jerusalem?: A Consideration of Charlotte Mason's Philosophy of Education as a Model for Teaching Biblical Studies.” Paper presented to the Academic Teaching and Biblical Studies program unit at the Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting 2010. Atlanta, GA. 20 November 2010.
“Temple Building in Asia Minor: Intertextuality in 1 Peter 2:4-10.” Paper presented at the Annual Scottish Postgraduate Theology Conference. University of St Andrews. 10 June 2009.
“John the Baptist in Matthew 11:11 and Gospel of Thomas 46.” Paper presented at the Biblical Studies Seminar. University of St Andrews. 4 November 2008.
“Issues in Narrative Substructures in Biblical Interpretation.” Joint paper presented with Kelly Liebengood at the Scripture and Theology Seminar. University of St Andrews. 29 October 2008.
“The Complex Hermeneutical Picture of 1 Peter:10–12.” Paper presented at the Tyndale Fellowship 2008 – NT Study Group. Tyndale House, Cambridge, England. 8 July 2008.
Teaching and Research Interests
Old Testament in the New Testament, hermeneutics (especially theological interpretation of Scripture), textual criticism of the New Testament and the Septuagint, 1 Peter (and General Epistles) and book of Matthew