Applying to work with Professor DeConick
Department of Religion, Rice University
Contact with Professor DeConick prior to the submission of application is expected
To prepare for application, the applicant should have completed by matriculation a MA or its equivalent in Biblical Studies, Near Eastern Studies, Classics, or Early Christianity.
Second-year proficiency in both Hebrew and Greek is expected.
Students should be pursuing dissertation research in Greek and Coptic materials with the intent to integrate non-canonical materials into the history of the New Testament and early Christianity.