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20122020

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Research interests

In my postdoctoral project, I look at questions related to scriptural authority and the identity of early Christians. 

Research interests: textual authority, early Christianity, quotations, the Septuagint, social identity approach, textual criticism of the Septuagint, Apostolic Fathers, 1-2 Clement, Paul’s letters

Curriculum vitae

1/2020-   Postdoctoral researcher, University of Helsinki

8/2018-12/2019  Postdoctoral researcher, Centre of Excellence Changes in Sacred Texts and Traditions, University of Helsinki

2/2018 Doctor of Theology, University of Helsinki

  • Doctoral Dissertation: Argumentation by Quotations: The Rhetorical Functions of Scriptural Quotations in Romans. Grade: Pass with Distinction
  • Major: New Testament Studies
  • Minor: Greek Language and Literature

International Mobility

  • Visiting researcher at the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, University of Oxford, UK, 1/2019–4/2019 
  • Visiting researcher at the Durham University, UK, 9/2014–6/2015
  • Exchange year at Georg-August University Göttingen, Germany, 2010–2011

Pedagogical Competence

University Pedagogy Training, University of Helsinki

  • Constructive Alignment in Course Design, 5 ETCS (UP 2.1), 2019               
  • Teaching and learning in Higher Education, 5 ETCS (UP 1), 2016                                                                      
  • Assessment of learning and giving feedback, 5 ETCS (UP4), 2016
  • Pedagogical Studies (teacher training for secondary school), 60 ETCS, University of Helsinki, 2013

Teaching at the University of Helsinki

  • Teacher of the course Introduction to New Testament Greek, Faculty of Theology
  • Teacher of the course The Text, Research and Theology of the New Testament, Faculty of Theology, 2018
  • Teacher of a Greek workshop, Faculty of Theology, 2017
  • Tutor of academic writing in the module Biblical Studies in Practice, Faculty of Theology, 2017
  • Lecturer and course assistant in Introduction to the New Testament, Faculty of Theology, 2016
  • Teacher of the course Introduction to New Testament Greek, Faculty of Theology
  • Tutor of academic writing in the module Biblical Studies in Practice, Faculty of Theology, 2014
  • Assistant at a master’s thesis seminar, Faculty of Theology, 2013-14

Awards and Prizes

  • Student Prize for the best New Testament Paper, European Association of Biblical Studies, 2015
  • Master’s Thesis Award of the Finnish Exegetical Society, 2013
  • Scholarship from Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst foundation for an exchange year in Germany, 2010–11

Other Academic Activity

  •  Member of the Academy of Finland’s Centre of Excellence Changes in Sacred Texts and Traditions, 2014–19
  • Member of the Young Academy of Finland (connected to the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters), 6/2018-
  • Chair of the Programme Unit The Roman Forum in the European Association of Biblical Studies, 2015–17

 

  

 

Education information

2/2018    Doctor of Theology, University of Helsinki

5/2013   Master of Theology, University of Helsinki

5/2010   Bachelor of Theology, University of Helsinki

 

Fields of Science

  • 614 Theology
  • Biblical Studies

International and National Collaboration

Publications and projects within past five years.
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