Rhiannon Graybill | Assistant Professor
Office: Clough Hall 400 | Phone: (901) 843-3532 | Email: graybillr@rhodes.edu


Rhiannon Graybill holds a PhD in Near Eastern Studies from UC Berkeley, with a Designated Emphasis in Critical Theory. Her research interests include Hebrew prophetic literature, gender and sexuality in the Hebrew Bible, feminist and queer theory, and psychoanalysis and ancient Near Eastern literature. Her current work focuses on the problems of masculinity and embodiment in the Hebrew prophets.


Ph.D.     University of California at Berkeley
M.A.     University of California at Berkeley
B.A.      Swarthmore College, Pennsylvania (Phi Beta Kappa)

Selected Publications

“Uncanny Bodies, Impossible Knowledge and Somatic Excess in Isaiah 29,” The Bible and Critical Theory, Vol. 7,  No. 1 (2011).

“Enter Job, with Fear and Trembling,” in  Anagnorisis: Classical Recognition After Aristotle, edited by Teresa Russo, University of Alberta Press, 2012.

“Voluptuous, Tortured, and Unmanned: Ezekiel and Daniel Paul Schreber” in The Bible and Posthumanism, Semeia Studies, edited by Jennifer L. Koosed.  (forthcoming)