Old Testament Faculty

W.H. Bellinger, Jr., Ph.D.
Department Chair, Professor
Dr. Bellinger is known for his research on worship texts in the Old Testament. Much of his work explores the book of Psalms, Leviticus, and prophetic texts as well as Old Testament Theology.
James Nogalski, Ph.D.
Director of Graduate Studies, Professor
Dr. Nogalski's primary area of research is the Book of the Twelve (Minor Prophets) and prophetic books (especially redaction criticism and form criticism).
Joel Burnett, Ph.D.
Dr. Burnett's research interests and expertise include the ancient Near East, history of Israelite religion, the book of Psalms, biblical Elohim, the religion of Iron Age Transjordan, and divine presence and absence in the Hebrew Bible.
Deirdre Fulton, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Dr. Fulton's work focuses on Exilic and Post-Exilic literature--specifically Chronicles, Ezra, and Nehemiah--and Levantine archaeology, specifically issues connected to diet, economy, and sacrifice (Zooarchaeology).

Old Testament Affiliated Faculty

Baylor University has a wealth of resources among its faculty across many disciplines. Featured below are Affiliated Faculty members from other departments and schools who have served as outside readers on our dissertations. We invite you to click on the names of these Affiliated Faculty to learn more about their area of expertise.

Dr. Garrett W. Cook - Anthropology Department; Area of Research: Religion and Expressive Culture, Ethnography/Social Anthropology, Maya Culture and Community.

Dr. Nathan T. Elkins - Art Department; Area of Research: Roman art, coinage and coin iconography, topography and architecture, sport and spectacle, and the illicit antiquities trade.

Dr. Luke Ferreter - English Department; Area of Research: Sylvia Plath; D. H. Lawrence; J. D. Salinger; Virginia Woolf; Zelda Fitzgerald; contemporary critical theory; postmodernism; 20th and 21st century women's writing; 20th and 21st century literature and theology; and the Bible as literature.

Dr. Kenneth Jones - Classics & History Departments; Area of Research: Ancient History; Roman Near East; and ancient perceptions of the Roman Empire.

Dr. Stephen B. Reid - Truett Seminary; Area of Research: The Book of Psalms.

Dr. W. Dennis Tucker, Jr. - Truett Seminary; Area of Research: The Book of Psalms and Persian Period.