Rubén R. Dupertuis joined the Religion Department in 2006 as an Assistant Professor. He received a B.A in English Literature from the University of Michigan, an M.A. in Theological Studies from Claremont School of Theology, and a Ph.D. in New Testament and Early Christian Literature from Claremont Graduate University. His interests include Acts of the Apostles and early Christian narrative more generally, education in the ancient world, and the role of Bible in American Popular culture.
Dupertuis is currently the Co-Director of Trinity's Humanities Collective and is serving as a Humanities Division Councilor for the Council on Undergraduate Research.
Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University
M.A., Claremont School of Theology
B.A., University of Michigan
"The Acts of the Apostles: Narrative and History," in The Oxford Handbook of Biblical Narrative, ed. Danna Nolan Fewell (Oxford: Oxford University Press, forthcoming).
"The Challenges of Latino/a Biblical Criticism," in Latino/a Biblical Hermeneutics: Problematics, Objectives, Strategies, eds. Francisco Lozada and Fernando Segovia, pp. 133-149 (Semeia Studies 68; Atlanta: SBL Press, 2014).
"Comic Book Bibles: Translation and the Politics of Interpretation," in The Bible in the Public Square: Its Enduring Influence in American Life, eds. Mark A. Chancey, Carol Meyers, and Eric M. Meyers, pp. 159-178 (Atlanta: SBL Press, 2014).
Edited with Todd Penner, Engaging Early Christian History: Reading Acts in the Second Century (London: Acumen, 2013).
"Bold Speech, Opposition and Philosophical Imagery in Acts," in Engaging Early Christian History: Reading Acts in the Second Century, eds. Rubén Dupertuis and Todd Penner, pp. 153-168 (London: Acumen, 2013)
"Translating the Bible into Pictures," in Image, Text, and Otherness in Children’s Bibles, ed. Caroline Vander Stichele and Hugh Pyper, pp. 271-290 (Semeia Studies; Atlanta: SBL Press, 2012).
"Socratizing Paul: The Trials of Paul in the Acts of the Apostles," in The Fourth R 22.6 (November-December, 2009), 11-18, 28.
"Writing and Imitation: Greek Education in the Greco-Roman World," FORUM (Third Series) 1.1, (Spring 2007): 3-29.
"The Summaries of Acts 2, 4 and 5 and Plato's Republic," in Ancient Fiction: The Matrix of Early Christian and Jewish Narrative