Jennifer Glancy


Jennifer A. Glancy is Professor of Religious Studies at Le Moyne College in Syracuse, New York, where she has served on the faculty since 1989, including a four-year term as director of the Honors program. As the Catholic Biblical Association Visiting Professor, she has lectured on slavery and the New Testament at L'Ecole Biblique et Archaeologique Française in Jerusalem. She is the author of Slavery in Early Christianity (Oxford University Press: 2002), a History Book Club selection. Her numerous articles have appeared in Journal of Biblical Literature, Semeia, Biblical Interpretation, and other journals and edited volumes. She is also a co-author of Introduction to the Study of Religion (Orbis: 1998).

Glancy was awarded a B.A. by Swarthmore College and an M.A. and Ph.D. by Columbia University. She is co-chair of the Bible and Cultural Studies section of the Society of Biblical Literature. She serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Biblical Literature and of Biblical Interpretation. She previously served as a member of the National Seminar on Jesuit Higher Education.