Brittany E. Wilson

Assistant Professor of New Testament
059E Langford

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 early Christian accounts of suffering, persecution, and death. 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 is tentatively entitled The Embodied God: Corporeality in Acts and the Early Church, for which she received a sabbatical grant for researchers from the Louisville Institute for the 2016-2017 academic year.

Wilson has written in a variety of different venues, including academic journals such as the Journal for the Study of the New Testament, the Journal of Biblical Literature, the Journal of the Bible and its Reception, and New Testament Studies. She serves on 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.