Dexter E Callender, Jr.

Assoc. Professor

Phone:
(305) 284-3695
Locator Code:
4672

 
About
Dexter E. Callender, Jr. , has taught at the University of Miami since 1995 and is the author of Adam in Myth and History (Harvard Semitic Studies, Eisenbrauns, 2001). A recipient of the 2000 Provost's Excellence in Teaching Award, he was also named "Professor of the Year" by the Pan-Hellenic Association in 2001. With research interests in myth theory and the nature of religious discourse, he is a specialist in Hebrew Bible and the history and literature of the ancient Near East. Courses regularly taught include REL 101, Introduction to Religion, REL 111, Introduction to Hebrew Bible, REL 305, Religion and Culture in the Ancient Near East, REL 312, Torah and Ancient Law, REL 311, Prophecy and Prophetic Literature, REL 499, Method and Theory in the Study of Religion.
Career

Professional Experience

1995 - , University of Miami

Honors & Acknowledgements

2000 Provost's Excellence in Teaching Award
Named "Professor of the Year" by the Pan-Hellenic Association in 2001
Research

LIST OF SPECIALTIES: myth theory and the nature of religious discourse, Hebrew Bible and the history and literature of the ancient Near East.

Publications

Adam in Myth and History (Harvard Semitic Studies, Eisenbrauns. 2001).