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About Jennifer Bashaw

Dr. Bashaw joined the Campbell Department of Christian Studies in the Fall of 2017 as Assistant Professor of New Testament and Christian Ministry. She came from East Texas Baptist University, where she taught Bible and ministry courses, including Biblical Interpretation, Homiletics, and various New Testament subjects. She is passionate about ministering in the church and has served as Children’s minister, Youth minister, and Associate Pastor in various Baptist churches over the last fifteen years. Dr. Bashaw is an ordained minister in the American Baptist Churches, USA.

Dr. Bashaw’s research interests include Gospels studies, the work of Rene Girard, Biblical Hermeneutics, Homiletics, Spiritual Formation, and Religion and Pop Culture. Her recent academic contributions include work on Girard and dystopian literature, empathetic imagination in preaching, and characterization in the Gospels.


Present Assistant Professor of Ministry and New Testament, Campbell University Christian Studies


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Honors and Awards

  • Young Scholars in the Baptist Academy, Regents Park, Oxford University, U.K., 2014
  • Integration of Faith and Learning Grant, East Texas Baptist University, 2013
  • George Gay Memorial Fellowship, Fuller Theological Seminary 2005-2006
  • James E. Carlston New Testament Award, Fuller Theological Seminary, 2005-2006
  • Most Outstanding Student, Truett Theological Seminary, 2002
  • Phi Beta Kappa Inductee, Baylor University 1999
  • University Scholars Program, Baylor University 1996-1999
  • National Hispanic Merit Scholar, Ellison High School (Killeen, TX) 1995


2012 Ph.D., Fuller Theological Seminary
2002 Master of Divinity, George W. Truett Theological Seminary
1999 B.A., Baylor University