Ph.D. student, Department of Religious Studies
Robert focuses on the intersection of the Hebrew Bible and modern film and how that intersection provides avenues to open new lines of questioning, dialogue and textual interpretation.
Robert’s first career was in 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 Th.M. from SMU’s Perkins School of Theology in 2022. In his free time, Robert enjoys spending time with his family, running, traveling and cooking.