Jennie Grillo

Assistant Professor of Old Testament

(919) 660-3477
213 Gray

Duke Divinity School
Duke University
407 Chapel Drive
Duke Box #90968
Durham, NC 27708-0968


Professor Grillo teaches courses in Old Testament. She most recently was a visiting assistant professor of religion at Amherst College. Her book, The Story of Israel in the Book of Qohelet: Ecclesiastes as Cultural Memory, was published by Oxford University Press in 2012. Her current projects include a monograph on the history of interpretation of the Additions to Daniel, and a study of the idea of idolatry in the Old Testament. Her interests include the interactions of early Jewish and early Christian biblical interpretation, wisdom literature, and Aramaic texts and language.


M.A., M.St., D.Phil. (University of Oxford)