SBL Regional Scholar

Please congratulate our SBL Regional Scholar, Ian D. Wilson!!!


Ian Douglas Wilson is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Alberta. His dissertation, which he will defend in March 2015, is entitled “Kingship Remembered and Imagined: Monarchy in the Hebrew Bible and Postmonarchic Discourse in Ancient Judah.” In 2013, he received the Andrew Stewart Memorial Graduate Prize in recognition of his research at the University of Alberta, and the Zita and John Rosen Teaching Award, the University’s top honor for graduate student instructors. His primary research interests are social remembering, identity formation, and sociopolitics in ancient Judah, especially in the early Second Temple era. Other interests include historical theory and historiography, theories of religion, and Near Eastern archaeology and the interpretation of material artifacts. His scholarly articles have appeared in publications such as Harvard Theological Review, Journal for the Study of the Old Testament, and Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft.