Kevin R. Scull

Education

2012                Ph.D. in History, Early Christianity. University of California, Los Angeles.

2008                C.Phil. in History, Early Christianity. University of California, Los Angeles.

2007                M.A. in History, Early Christianity. University of California, Los Angeles.

2004                M.A. in Religious Studies. California State University, Long Beach.

1996                B.S. in Psychology, University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana.

Publications

2011                “James, the brother of Jesus” in The Dictionary of the Bible and Western Culture: A Handbook for Students. Santa Barbara: Baylor University Press.

2011                “Tiberius” in The Dictionary of the Bible and Western Culture: A Handbook for Students. Santa Barbara: Baylor University Press,.

2011                “Early Christian Anti-War Responses” in World History Encyclopedia.  Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO.

2011                “The Roman Legion” in World History Encyclopedia.  Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO.

2011                “Marius and His Mules” in World History Encyclopedia.  Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO.

Awards and Fellowships

2011-12           Dissertation Year Fellowship, UCLA Department of History.

2010-11           Teaching Fellow, UCLA Department of History.

2009-10           Teaching Fellow, UCLA Department of History.

2008-09           Teaching Fellow, UCLA Department of History.

2008                Graduate Summer Research Mentorship, UCLA Department of History.

2006-08           Teaching Assistant, UCLA Department of History.

2007                Graduate Summer Research Mentorship, UCLA Department of History.

Conference Papers

2011                “Paul’s Self-Presentation in Philippians: Providing a Model for Enduring Suffering,”  presented for the Rhetoric and the New Testament program unit at the 2011 Annual Meeting for the Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November 11, 2011.

2010                “Paul and the Philippians’ Gift: Self-Presentation as a Tool for Avoiding Reciprocity,”  presented for the Social Scientific Criticism of the New Testament program unit at the 2010 Annual Meeting for the Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, November 23, 2010.

2010               “Paul’s Use of Self-Presentation as a Defense of His Oratorical Abilities in 1 Corinthians 1:10-4:21,”  presented for the Pauline Epistles program unit at the 2010 Annual Meeting for the Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, November 22, 2010.

2010                “Paul, Self-Presentation and the Philippians’ Gift,” Presented at the Enoch Graduate Seminar, Budapest, Hungary, July 22, 2010.

2010                “Self-Effacement in the Letters of Ignatius and Paul,” Presented at the North American Patristics Society Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, May 27, 2010.

2010                “Paul’s Use of Self-Presentation in Galatians,” Presented at the AAR/SBL Pacific Coast Regional Meeting, ASU, Tempe, AZ, March 14, 2010.

2008                “Ignatius, Paul, and Self-Effacement,” Presented at the AAR/SBL Pacific Coast Regional Meeting, Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, CA, March 30, 2008.

2007                “An Evaluation of the Merits of Q.” Presented at Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, AAR/SBL Pacific Coast Regional Meeting, March 25, 2007.

2006                “The Purpose of Paul’s Letter to the Romans: A Multifaceted Approach.”  Presented at Florida State University, Tallahassee, 5th Annual Graduate Student Symposium in Religious Studies, April 1, 2006.

2004                “Letters of Authority in the First Century Christian Church.”  Presented at California State University, Long Beach, 2004 Bi-annual Religious Studies Thesis Precis.

Teaching Experience

            Adjunct, UCLA Center for the Study of Religion            

 

2013                Religion and Violence

                       

            Teaching Fellow, UCLA Department of History (Instructor of Record)

 

2011                The Historical Jesus (Spring and Winter)

2010                The Earliest Christian Documents

2010                1 Corinthians

2009                Paul, the New Testament, and Ancient Letter Writing (Winter and Spring)

 

            Teaching Assistant, UCLA Department of History

2008                World Civilization: Circa A.D. 843 to Circa 1715

2008                Introduction to World Religions

2007                World History to 600 CE

2006                Introduction to World Religions

2006                Western Civilization: Ancient World to 843 CE

            Reader, UCLA Department of History

 

2006                Jesus of Nazareth in Historical Research

2005                History of Early Christians


 

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