John David Brolley , MDiv, MPhil
Assoc Professor - Educator
Instructor-Educator; Director of Undergraduate Studies
John Brolley is an educator-instructor in the Department of Judaic Studies who specializes in Bible, demonology, creation myth, and theories of religion. He earned his B.A. in Music from Connecticut College, his M.Div. from Emory University, and his M.Phil. in Hebrew and Cognate Studies from Hebrew Union College. He has been teaching at UC since January of 1998.
MPhil: Hebrew Union College 2002 (Hebrew and Cognate Studies)
MDiv: Candler School of Theology, Emory University 1995 (Old Testament)
Creation myth; theory of religion; literary theory; incantations, charms, and other magic/ritual power texts.
“Synagogue,” New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible (2009).
2013 Recipient, Excellence in Teaching Award, Sigma Alpha Pi/National Society of Leadership and Success
2012 Recipient, Faculty Impact Award, University of Cincinnati
2011 Recipient, Faculty Impact Award, University of Cincinnati
2010 Recipient, Marian Spencer Diversity Award, University of Cincinnati
2008 Recognition as Outstanding Faculty Member, Delta Delta Delta Sorority
2008 Recognition as Outstanding Faculty Member, Chi Omega Sorority
2004 Award Recipient, The Future of Learning: Addressing Issues of Diversity Project, University of Cincinnati
2002 Nominee, Mrs. A.B. "Dolly" Cohen Award for Excellence in Teaching, University of Cincinnati
1994 Election to Theta Phi (Honor Society for Religious Studies Scholars)
2016 Recipient, Judaic Studies Department Head's Faculty Achievement Award
Semitic Languages, Biblical Studies, Demonology, Magic.