Dr. Diana Abernethy
Diana Abernethy, of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, successfully defended her dissertation November 13, 2018. Her dissertation was titled "Profiles in Deception: Lying and Falsehood in 1 Samuel." Dr. Stephen B. Chapman directed the dissertation, and Carol L. Meyers, Anathea Portier-Young, Kathi Weeks and Jennie Grillo were the other committee members, with Grillo attending remotely. Abernethy is Assistant Professor of Religion at Huntingdon College in Montgomery, AL as of August. Her degree will be conferred by The Graduate School in December.