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Status of Women in the Profession Outstanding Service in Mentoring Awards

The Status of Women in the Profession Outstanding Service in Mentoring Awards
Each year at the SBL Annual Meeting, CSWP honors women who have been excellent mentors to women in the field. These mentors have provided invaluable guidance, advice, and encouragement. They serve as role models and assist other women in navigating career choices, building professional networks, and developing strategies for work-life balance. CSWP honors mentors in order to recognize their contributions and to encourage mentoring relationships. 

If you would like to nominate a mentor, please send your nomination with a descriptive letter of endorsement to April Deconick. Nominations must be received by June 1st. Nominations received after the deadline will be considered for the following year.

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Please join us in congratulating the 2016 Status of Women in the Profession Mentor Award recipient:

Gale Yee

Gale A. Yee is currently Nancy W. King Professor of Biblical Studies at Episcopal Divinity School, Cambridge, MA. She is the author of Poor Banished Children of Eve: Woman as Evil in the Hebrew Bible; Jewish Feasts and the Gospel of John; “The Book of Hosea” commentary in The New Interpreters Bible. Vol. VII, as well as many articles and essays. She is the editor of Judges and Method: New Approaches in Biblical Studies, which is now in its second edition, a co-editor for the Texts@Context series and the Fortress Bible Commentary for Fortress Press (forthcoming), and former General Editor of Semeia Studies. She was recently awarded the honor of qianbei (respected elder) by the 2014 International Congress of Ethnic Chinese Biblical Scholars and the Krister Stendahl Medal in Biblical Studies from the Graduate Theological Foundation (2015).


Past Mentor Award recipients include:
2015 - April DeConick
2014 - Ann Brock
2013 - Elizabeth Struthers Malbon and Cheryl Kirk-Duggan
2012 - Helen R. Graham, M.M.
2011 - Barbara Reid and Musa Dube
2010 - Adele Reinhartz and Pamela Milne
2009 - Kathleen O'Brien Wicker 
2008 - Carol Meyers
2007 - Sharon Ringe
2006 - Marion Taylor and Donna Dykes
2005 - Mary Rose D'Angelo, Toni Craven, and Carol Newsom
2004 - Carolyn Osiek and Rebecca Idelstrom
2003 - Susan Hollis, Adele Reinhartz and Katharine Doob Sakenfeld
2002 - Athalya Brenner, Adela Yarbro Collins, Joanne Dewey, Ross Kraemer, and Phyllis Trible
2001 - Agneta Enermalm Tsiparis


More information on the Status of Women in the Profession committee


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