Buckingham Professor of New Testament Criticism and Interpretation (Divinity School) and Professor of Religious Studies
Laura Nasrallah is Buckingham Professor of New Testament Criticism and Interpretation Divinity School) and Religious Studies at Yale University. Her research and teaching engage issues of gender, race, colonialism, status, and power and bring together New Testament and early Christian literature with the archaeological remains of the Mediterranean world. She is author of Archaeology and the Letters of Paul, Christian Responses to Roman Art and Architecture: The Second-Century Church Amid the Spaces of Empire, and An Ecstasy of Folly: Prophecy and Authority in Early Christianity. She is co-editor of Prejudice and Christian Beginnings: Investigating Race, Gender, and Ethnicity in Early Christian Studies and From Roman to Early Christian Thessalonikē: Studies in Religion and Archaeology. Her previous appointment was at Harvard Divinity School, where she earned her Th.D. in 2002 and M.Div. in 1995.