Brittany E. Wilson
Assistant Professor of New Testament; Interim Director, Doctor of Theology Program
Duke Divinity School
Duke Box 90967
Durham, NC 27708
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 issues related to embodiment, gender, and the senses within the New Testament and the ancient world more broadly. 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 book, The Embodied God: Seeing the Divine in Luke-Acts and the Early Church (Oxford University Press, forthcoming), explores the question of divine embodiment 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 serves on editorial boards for the Library of New Testament Studies and the Journal for the Study of the New Testament, and she is the co-chair for the Society of Biblical Literature Gospel of Luke section. She also serves on steering committees for the Society of Biblical Literature Book of Acts section and the Senses, Cultures, and Biblical Worlds section. She has 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.