Caryn Reeder, Ph.D.

Professor of New Testament, Co-Chair of the Religious Studies Department, and Co-Coordinator of Gender Studies
(805) 565-7047

Office Location

Porter Center  Room 13

Office Available


FALL 2020 Office Hours available via Zoom only

Tuesdays, 3-5 - General office hours


11:30-12:35 for RS 010-OL1

 2:10-3:15 for RS 010-OL2

3:30-4:30 for GRK 001-1



New Testament, Second Temple Judaism, and war, family and violence in the Bible


Dr. Reeder earned a B.A. from Augustana College, an M.A. in biblical studies from Wheaton College, and an M.Phil. in Old Testament and Ph.D. in New Testament from the University of Cambridge. She came to Westmont in 2007. Her research interests include the household, gender, and violence in the Bible and biblical worlds. Her current research addresses women, children, and warfare in the Gospel of Luke. She also teaches in the Gender Studies program.