Rob focuses on the intersection of the Hebrew Bible and modern film as it functions within the reception history of the biblical text. His research examines how film and media provide avenues to open new lines of questioning, dialogue, and textual interpretation.
Road to the Moody School:
Rob’s first career was in the field of engineering software. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Purdue University and an MBA from the University of Houston. In 2018 he decided to pursue a lifelong dream to teach, research, and write about the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament at the university level. In 2019, he received a graduate certificate in biblical history and geography from Jerusalem University College in Israel. In 2021, he earned an M.A. in Old Testament from Abilene Christian University. He obtained a Master of Theology (Th.M.) from SMU's Perkins School of Theology in 2022. In his free time, Rob enjoys spending time with his family, running, traveling, and cooking.