Expert on ancient Israel, Greco-Roman-era Judaism, early Christianity
- Bible in modern society
- Early Christianity and New Testament
- Hebrew Bible/Old Testament
- Dead Sea scrolls
- Member, Society of Biblical Literature
- Author, "LXX-Isaiah as Translation and Interpretation: The Strategies of the Translator of the Septuagint of Isaiah"
- Chancellor's Hilldale Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2004
- Author of forthcoming book "The Prophetic Books as Scribal Compositions"