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Jeremy Williams

Assistant Professor of New Testament and Director of the Center for Theology and Justice


Phone: 817-257-7590


  • Ph.D., Harvard University

  • M.Div., Yale Divinity School

  • B.A., Vanderbilt University 

Courses Taught:

  • Crime, Punishment, and Policing in the New Testament World

  • Before Race and Religion: Modern Categories and the Study of the New Testament

  • Introduction to New Testament

Professional Affiliations:

  • Rhetoric in Early Christianity, Steering Committee Member

  • Society of Biblical Literature

  • FaithActs for Education, Board Member and Chair

Select Publications:

  • Victory Today Is Mine: The Present, Power, and Perseverance in the Revelation 12:7-12” in
    Thomas Slater, ed. Afrocentric Interpretations of the New Testament Letters Hebrew,
    James, Jude, Peter, and Revelation (Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press, 2021).

  • “‘I am a Human’: Racializing Assemblages and Criminalized Egyptianness in Acts 21:31-39”
    in Mitzi Smith, Angela Parker, Esau McCaulley, and Ericka Dunbar, eds. Bitter the
    Chastening Rod": Africana Biblical Interpretation after Stony the Road We Trod in the
    Age of BLM, SayHerName, and MeToo (Minneapolis: Lexington Books/Fortress
    Academic, 2022).