Rev. Dr. Jeehei Park Assistant Professor of New Testament

Prior to coming to Southwest, Rev. Dr. Jeehei (pronounced “jee-hey”) Park taught at General Theological Seminary. She holds a Master of Divinity (concentration in New Testament and Early Christianity) from Harvard Divinity School and a PhD in Christianity in Antiquity from Fordham University. Her research and teaching interests include the New Testament, race/ethnicity in the Roman world, material culture in early Christianity, and decolonial and postcolonial theories and theologies. Park’s work has been recognized with several awards and fellowships including the Forum for Theological Exploration dissertation fellowship and the Louisville Institute postdoctoral fellowship. Her first book All Citizens of Christ: A Cosmopolitan Reading of Unity and Diversity in Paul’s Letters will be published by Brill. She is currently a provisional deacon in The United Methodist Church.

BA, Yonsei University
ThM, Yonsei University
MDiv, Harvard Divinity School
PhD, Fordham University