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Karina Martin Hogan

Karina Martin Hogan joined the Theology Department as an Assistant Professor of Old Testament in 2005 and has been Associate Professor and the Associate Chair for Undergraduate Studies at Lincoln Center since 2011.

Associate Professor
Biblical Studies and Ancient Judaism
Director, Fordham College Honors Program (Lincoln Center)

General Information

Department of Theology
Lincoln Center Campus
Lowenstein 806-C
113 W. 60th St.
New York, NY 10023



Karina Martin Hogan joined the Theology Department as an Assistant Professor of Old Testament in 2005 and has been Associate Professor at Lincoln Center since 2011. Her research focuses on ancient Judaism, especially its interaction with Greek and Roman culture in the Second Temple period. She teaches courses on the Hebrew Bible and its early Jewish and Christian interpreters. In addition to teaching in the Lincoln Center Honors Program, she is affiliated faculty with the Jewish Studies and Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies programs.


MA and PhD: University of Chicago Divinity School
BA: Swarthmore College

Research Interests

Hebrew Bible and its early interpreters

Wisdom and apocalyptic literature

Ancient Jewish education

Maternal metaphors in the Bible and ancient Judaism


"Baruch" in The Paulist Biblical Commentary, ed. Jose Enrique Aguilar Chiu et al. Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press, 2018.

Pedagogy in Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity. Co-edited with Matthew Goff and Emma Wasserman. Atlanta: SBL Press, 2017.

“The Apocalyptic Eschatology of Romans: Creation, Judgment, Resurrection and Glory.” Pages 155-74 in Jewish Apocalyptic Tradition and the Shaping of New Testament Thought, ed. Benjamin Reynolds and Loren Stuckenbruck. Minneapolis: Fortress, 2017.

“Mother Zion in Baruch 4:5–5:9a and 2 Baruch 1–12: Different Models of Intertextuality.” Pages 558-78 in Vol. 1 of Sibyls, Scriptures and Scrolls: John Collins at 70, ed. Joel Baden, Hindy Najman and Eibert Tighchelaar. Leiden: Brill, 2016.aa

“Children and Sexuality: Early Judaism,” in The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Gender Studies, ed. Julia M. O’Brien. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2014.

“Baruch,” in Fortress Commentary on the Bible, ed. Gale A. Yee, Hugh R. Page and Matthew J. M. Coomber. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2014.

“The Watchers Traditions in the Book of the Watchers and the Animal Apocalypse” in The Watchers in Jewish and Christian Traditions, ed. Angela Kim Harkins, Kelley Coblentz Bautch and John Endres, SJ Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2014.

“4 Ezra,” in Outside the Bible: Ancient Jewish Writings Not Included in Scripture, ed. Louis Feldman, James Kugel and Lawrence Schiffman. Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society and Lincoln, Neb.: University of Nebraska Press, 2013.

“Mother Earth as a Conceptual Metaphor in 4 Ezra,” Catholic Biblical Quarterly 73 (2011): 72-91.