Brittany E. Wilson

Assistant Professor of New Testament
315 Gray

Duke Divinity School
Duke Box 90967
Durham, NC 27708
(919) 660-3559

Ph.D., Princeton Theological Seminary
M.T.S., Duke University Divinity School
B.A., The University of Texas at Austin

Brittany E. Wilson is assistant professor of New Testament at Duke University Divinity School. Her research focuses on constructions of bodies, gender, and ethnicity in the Gospels and Acts, as well as the role of the senses in biblical texts. Her first book, Unmanly Men: Refigurations of Masculinity in Luke-Acts, was published by Oxford University Press in 2015 and won the Manfred Lautenschläger Award for Theological Promise. Her current project explores the intersection of sight and embodiment in Luke-Acts and received a 2016-2017 sabbatical grant for researchers from the Louisville Institute.

Wilson has published a number of scholarly works in edited volumes and in academic journals such as Catholic Biblical Quarterly, Journal for the Study of the New Testament, Journal of Biblical Literature, Journal of the Bible and Its Reception, and New Testament Studies. She has also written for more popular audiences in journals such as Interpretation: A Journal of Bible and Theology and Word and World. She serves on the editorial board for the Journal for the Study of the New Testament and the steering committees for the Society of Biblical Literature Gospel of Luke and book of Acts sections. She has also been a Regional Scholar for the Society of Biblical Literature and a recipient of the Kenneth Willis Clark Award for the Society of Biblical Literature-Southeast. Wilson is a United Methodist and a John Wesley Fellow.