Leadership Positions in Academic Publishing

Leadership Positions in Professional Initiatives

Top Executive Positions

  • President, Canadian Society of Biblical Studies (2001-2002)
  • Vice President, Canadian Society of Biblical Studies (2000-2001)
  • President, Pacific-Northwest American Academy of Religion/Society of Biblical Literature (1995-96)
  • Vice-president, Pacific-Northwest American Academy of Religion/Society of Biblical Literature (1994-95)
  • Vice-president, Association of Peer-Reviewed Journals in Religion (2001-2002)

Membership in Executive Committees of International Academic Societies

  • Member of the Board ("the Committee") of the European Association of Biblical Studies (2011-)

Chairship of Research Programmes and the like at Professional Associations

  • Chair (and co-founder), EABS Research Programme on Israel and the Production and Reception of Authoritative Books in the Persian and Hellenistic Periods (2005-2013)
  • Chair (and co-founder), CSBS Thematic Sessions on Concepts in Ancient Jewish Discourse: Continuity and Transformation (6th c. BCE – 3rd c. CE) (2007-2009)
  • Chair (and founder) of the Prophetic Texts and their Ancient Contexts Consultation of the Society of Biblical Literature (1998-2006)
  • Chair, Hebrew Scriptures Section of the Pacific Northwest Society of Biblical Literature (May 1996-2002)
  • Chair, Deuteronomistic History Section of the Society of Biblical Literature (1995-1998)

Membership in Steering Committees

  • Member of the steering committee of the Chronicles, Ezra-Nehemiah unit of the Society of Biblical Literature (2005-)
  • Member of the steering committee of Israelite Prophetic Literature of the Society of Biblical Literature (2008-2011)
  • Member of the steering committee of Prophetic Texts and their Ancient Contexts Consultation of the Society of Biblical Literature (1998-)
  • Member of the steering committee of Deuteronomistic History units of the Society of Biblical Literature (1990-2001)
  • Member of the steering committee of the History and Prophets Section of the Society of Biblical Literature (1993-96)