Dr. Andrew G. Vaughn, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Religion (B.A., Davidson College, 1987; M.Div., and Ph.D. [magna cum laude], Princeton Theological Seminary, 1991, 1996). Andy teaches in the area of Hebrew Bible and is chair of the Religion Department. He is also ordained in the Presbyterian Church (USA) and does supply preaching in Presbyterian and Lutheran churches in Southern Minnesota. His teaching and research interests include biblical interpretation, Semitic langauges and epigraphy, Judaism, Israelite religion, biblical archaeology, and the prophets. He is the recipient of the Society of Biblical Literature's Mitchell Dahood Memorial Prize, which recognizes younger scholars of the ancient Near East for excellence in research. His book, Theology, History, and Archaeology in the Chronicler's Account of Hezekiah (Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1999), incorporates archaeological and historical research into a theological reading of Chronicles. His most recent book is an edited volume (co-editor, Ann E. Killebrew) on Jerusalem in Bible and Archaeology: The First Temple Period (SBLSS 18; Atlanta: SBL, 2003). Vaughn has published articles in Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research, Tel Aviv, Ugarit-Forschungen, and Journal of Semitic Studies as well as numerous volumes of collected essays. He is also active in the publication of several excavations in Israel. At Gustavus since 1997. Associate Professor since 2002.
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