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Jody Washburn

(B.A. in Theology, Walla Walla College; M.A. in Old Testament & Religious Education, Andrews University; Ph.D. in ancient Near Eastern Languages & Cultures, UCLA.)

Jody Washburn, originally from Southern Oregon, has "come home" in a sense by moving back to the Pacific Northwest to serve as an Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies at Walla Walla University.  She earned a B.A. in Theology from WWC in 2005, and M.A. degrees in Old Testament and Religious Education from Andrews University in 2010.  Jody, along with her husband Chad and daughter Danielle, moved most recently from Lancaster, CA, where Chad served as a pastor the last several years.  During their time in Lancaster, Jody completed her Ph.D. at UCLA in Ancient Near Eastern Languages and Cultures.  

She loves studying Scripture in its ancient context and showing students how the language and cultural context of Ancient Israel Hebrew language, Biblical Archaeology and Hebrew Prophets.  She is also currently working toward the publication of her dissertation, which focused on Hebrew inscriptions found in two Iron Age burial caves in Israel.


Administration Building, School of Theology Rm 325
Office Hours:By Appointment
Office: (509) 527-2479
Theology Dept: (509) 527-2194  

Classes this Quarter:

HEBR 333  Hebrew III
RELB 301   Old Testament History


RELB 304   Hebrew Prophets
Last update on May 1, 2018