Cheryl B. Anderson
Ph.D., Vanderbilt University, 2000
M.Div., Wesley Theological Seminary, 1990
J.D., Wayne State University Law School, 1977
B.A., Hampshire College, 1971
Cheryl B. Anderson is Professor emerita of Old Testament at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary in Evanston, Illinois. Earlier in her career, she practiced law in Washington, D.C. for nearly ten years. Her publications include numerous articles and two books: Women, Ideology, and Violence: Critical Theory and the Construction of Gender in the Book of the Covenant and the Deuteronomic Law (T & T Clark, 2004), and Ancient Laws and Contemporary Controversies: The Need for Inclusive Biblical Interpretation (Oxford University Press, 2009). She is one of the scholars who contributed to the publication, Black Scholars Matter: Visions, Struggles, and Hope in Africana Biblical Studies (SBL Press, 2022). Her current research interests involve contextual and womanist readings of the Bible in the age of HIV and AIDS.