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Alison Schofield

Associate Professor, Judaism

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Professional Biography

Dr Schofield is Associate Professor of Hebrew Bible and Judaic studies, specializing in the Dead Sea Scrolls. She received a doctorate from the University of Notre Dame in the area of Hebrew Bible, Judaism in Antiquity, and Dead Sea Scrolls. Her Masters Degree is from the Johns Hopkins University in Near Eastern Studies: Hebrew Bible and Northwest Semitic languages. Dr. Schofield earned an Honors BA from the University of Utah in Middle East Studies: Hebrew Language and a BA in Spanish Language and Literature. She currently lives in Denver and when not teaching or writing enjoys a vast array of outdoor activities.


  • Ph.D., Hebrew Bible, Judaism in Antiquity, University of Notre Dame, 2006
  • MA, Hebrew Bible, Northwest Semitic Philology, Johns Hopkins University, 2002
  • BA, Spanish Language and Literature, University of Utah, 1999
  • Honors BA, Middle East Studies: Hebrew, University of Utah, 1999

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Religion
  • Society of Biblical Literature
  • American Schools of Oriental Research
  • Colorado Service Learning Council
  • International Organization for Qumran Studies
  • International Organization for the Study of the Old Testament