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Federico A. Roth, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies, Department of Biblical Studies
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Federico A. Roth, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of biblical studies. He received his Ph.D. in Hebrew Bible from Fuller Theological Seminary, and his dissertation offered a postcolonial exegesis of identity construction in the opening narratives of Exodus. Federico’s areas of expertise and teaching interests include postcolonial biblical criticism, Third Space theory, contextual/global approaches to biblical interpretation, pedagogy of exegetical methodology, and literary/rhetorical-critical exegesis. His love for the Los Angeles Lakers is eclipsed only by his love for his wife, Jacqueline, and daughter, Evangeline.


Ph.D., Fuller Theological Seminary, 2013
Th.M., Princeton Theological Seminary, 2005
M.Div., Fuller Theological Seminary, 2003
B.A., Azusa Pacific University, 2000


  • School of Theology
    • Department of Biblical Studies


  • Contextual/Global Approaches to Biblical Interpretation
  • Hermeneutics
  • Postcolonial Biblical Criticism

Courses Taught

UBBL 100 – Introduction to Biblical Literature: Exodus/Deuteronomy
UBBL 310 – I and II Samuel
UBBL 320 – Hebrew Poetical and Wisdom Literature