Santa Clara University

Corinna Guerrero, A.B.D.

Academic Year Adjunct Lecturer

Corinna Guerrero graduated cum laude from San José State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Comparative Religious Studies.  Building upon her ancient and modern language training at SJSU, Corinna moved first to Berkeley, California to study at the Graduate Theological Union then second, and more briefly, to Jerusalem, Israel to study at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Her work at both institutions earned her a Master of Arts in Biblical Languages degree with a concentration in Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Literature from the Graduate Theological Union. She is currently a Ph.D. candidate in Biblical Studies  with specializations in Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Literature and Literary Theory at the GTU.

Her current research areas include: Deuteronomistic History, the book of Judges, biblical literature of the post-Exilic era, theories of character formation, minor character studies, as well as trauma and atrocity/torture studies.

Corinna is currently Adjunct Professor of Biblical Studies at American Baptist Seminary of the West in Berkeley, California and is a former Newhall Teaching Fellow at the Graduate Theological Union (Fall 2011). At Santa Clara University she is Quarterly Adjunct Lecturer teaching SCTR 19: Religions of the Book.

For more on Corinna's research, local speaking engagements, and service to the academy and community see her page at