Assistant Professor of Old Testament
Duke Divinity School
407 Chapel Drive
Duke Box #90968
Durham, NC 27708-0968
M.A., M.St., D.Phil. (University of Oxford)
Jennie Grillo teaches courses in Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. Before coming to Duke she taught at UMass Amherst, Amherst College, and Harvard, and did her doctoral studies at Oxford. She is the author ofThe Story of Israel in the Book of Qohelet: Ecclesiastes as Cultural Memory (Oxford University Press 2012), which won a Manfred Lautenschlaeger Award. Her current project is a study of the Additions to Daniel in the history of interpretation, and her interests include wisdom literature, ideas of idolatry in the Old Testament, and the history of the Bible as a book. She holds a Mellon Fellowship in Critical Bibliography from Rare Book School at the University of Virginia, and her research has been supported by fellowships from the AHRC, the DAAD, and most recently the ACLS.