CV – Jill Marshall


2015    PhD, Religion, Emory University

2009   ThM, Columbia Theological Seminary

2007    MTS, Emory University

2004    BA, History, Vanderbilt University

Fellowships, Grants, and Awards (Most Recent)

2019 Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) Junior Research Fellowship, W. F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research, Jerusalem

2018 Research Fellowship, TOPOI Excellence Cluster, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

2017       Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza New Scholar Award, Second Prize, Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion

2017       Research Grant, European Association of Biblical Studies

2017       Southeastern Regional Scholar Nominee, Society of Biblical Literature

2016       William G. Dever Archaeological Fellowship for Biblical Scholars, American Schools of Oriental Research

2014–15     Dissertation Completion Fellowship, The Bill and Carol Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry, Emory University

2014      Summer Research Grant, The Rabbi Donald A. Tam Institute for Jewish Studies, Emory University

2013     Dissertation Research Grant, Southeastern Women’s Studies Association



2017    Women Praying and Prophesying in Corinth: Gender and Inspired Speech in First Corinthians. WUNT II/448. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck.

Peer Reviewed Articles

2019                “Paul, Plutarch and the Gender Dynamics of Prophecy.” New Testament Studies. Accepted, forthcoming April 2019.

2019    “Uncovering Traditions in 1 Corinthians 11:2–16.” Novum Testamentum 61, no. 1 (January 2019): 70–87.

2017       “The Cadence of the Language of Magic in Greek Curse Tablets and First Corinthians.” Pages 129-49 in Gods, Objects, and Ritual Practice. Edited by Sandra Blakely. Studies in Ancient Mediterranean Religions 1. Atlanta: Lockwood Press.

2017     “The Recovery of Paul’s Female Colleagues in Nineteenth-century Feminist Biblical Interpretation.” Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion 33, no. 2 (Fall 2017): 21-36.

2015    “Community is a Body: Sex, Marriage, and Metaphor in 1 Corinthians 6:12–7:7 and Ephesians 5:21–33.” Journal of Biblical Literature 134, no. 4 (Winter 2015): 877–91.

Online Publications

2018 “Oracular Thinking, Ancient and Modern.” Medium. 6 November 2018.

2018      “From Job to Kevin: Scripture and Scripturalists in the Leftovers.” Sacred Matters Magazine. 2 February 2018.

2017      “Rock ‘n’ Roll Lazarus.” Sacred Matters Magazine. 25 April 2017.

2017      “My Time at a Roman-era Jewish Settlement.” ASOR Blog.

2016      “Women Prophets of the Ancient Mediterranean: Predicting and Enduring Danger” and “Dangerous Women Prophets in the New Testament.” The Dangerous Women Project. Institute of Advanced Studies in the Humanities, University of Edinburgh.

Conference Presentations (Most Recent)

2018      “Prayer in Acts.” Prayer in Antiquity Interdisciplinary Meeting, Barton College, North Carolina.

2017       “In Strange Tongues: Isaiah 28 in Ancient Jewish Interpretation.” European Association of Biblical Studies Annual Meeting. Pauline Literature Unit. Berlin.

2016       “Uncovering Traditions: A Rhetorical Analysis of 1 Corinthians 11:2–16.” Southeastern Commission on the Study of Religion Annual Meeting. Atlanta, Georgia.

2015       “Gender and Prayer in the Ancient Mediterranean World.” Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting. Prayer in Antiquity Consultation. Atlanta, Georgia.

Archaeological Research

2016 & 2017      Area Supervisor, Shikhin Archaeological Excavations, Israel

2016      Dever Fellow, Albright Institute of Archaeological Research, Jerusalem

2014       Volunteer, Halmyris Archaeological Excavations, Romania

2013       Visiting Associate Member, American School of Classical Studies at Athens, for independent research at ancient Corinth

2011 & 2013   Participant, International Archaeology Seminar, Crisler Library, Ephesos, Turkey

Teaching Experience

2018       Visiting Instructor of Ancient Mediterranean Studies, Emory University. Course: When Women Were Prophets: Gender and Religion in the Ancient Mediterranean.

2017-18       Visiting Instructor of New Testament, Columbia Theological Seminary and Interdenominational Theological Center. Courses: First Corinthians: Greek-based Exegesis (CTS), Gospel of Luke (ITC)

2015–16   Visiting Assistant Professor of Religion, Wingate University Courses: Women and the Bible, Global Perspectives in Scripture

2014        Visiting Instructor of New Testament, Memphis Theological Seminary Course: Acts of the Apostles

2008–14    Instructor and Teaching Associate, Emory University Courses: Introduction to Biblical Greek, Concise Biblical Greek, Thinking Through Theological Education: Sacred Texts, Introduction to New Testament, Jesus and the Gospels

2008     Teaching Assistant, Columbia Theological Seminary Greek School

2004­–05  Instructor of English, Huanghe College of Science and Technology, China; Course: English Writing


Ancient: Greek, Latin, Biblical Hebrew, Aramaic

Modern: German, French


Society of Biblical Literature, Society for Ancient Mediterranean Religions, Southeastern Women’s Studies Association, European Association of Biblical Studies, American Schools of Oriental Research