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New Dean in the School of Religion

Published on Friday, July 01, 2011

New Dean, Tammi J. Schneider, in the School of Religion

Effective July 1, 2011 the School of Religion at Claremont Graduate University has a new Dean, Tammi J. Schneider.  Professor Schneider earned her PhD in Ancient History from the University of Pennsylvania in 1991.  She has been teaching at CGU over 18 years and has shared her unique and rich research interests with many CGU graduates. 

Dr. Schneider also brought with her and continues to share her valuable museum and excavation interests and expertise with our students.  In the summer of 2010, she was the Director of Education for the ongoing excavation in Tel akko, Israel to which she is returning in the summer of 2011.

Professor Schneider's book publications include:

2011 An Introduction to Ancient Mesopotamian Religion.  Wm B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.
2008 Mothers of Promise: Women in the Book of Genesis.  Baker Academic Publishing Co.
2004 Sarah: Mother of Nations.  New York: The Continuum International Publishing Group.
2000 Judges.  The Everlasting Covenant: Studies in Hebrew Narrative and Poetry.  Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press.

We, at the School of Religion, welcome Dean Schneider into her new appointment and are looking forward to a great 2011-12 academic year. 

Location: The School of Religion - CGU

Contact: Carol L. Gonzalez


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