PhD, Claremont Graduate University
MDiv, Fuller Theological Seminary
BA, Bethel University
Mignon R. Jacobs, associate professor of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament and accreditation liaison officer, joined the School of Theology faculty in 1997.
Jacobs’ publications include the books Gender, Power, and Persuasion, Conceptual (2007); Coherence of the Book of Micah (2001), and the chapters “Favor and Disfavor in Jeremiah 29:1-23: Two Dimensions of the Characterization of God and the Politics of Hope" in Probing the Frontiers of Biblical Studies (2009); "Sin, Silence, and Suffering in the Conceptual Landscape of Psalm 32" in Text and Community (2007); "Toward an Old Testament Theology of Concern for the Underprivileged" in Reading the Hebrew Bible for a New Millennium: Form, Concept and Theological Perspective (2000). Articles she has authored include "Conceptual Dynamics of Good and Evil in the Joseph Story" (Journal for the Study of the Old Testament); "Love, Honor, and Violence" (Semeia); "Bridging the Times: Trends in Micah Studies Since 1985" (Currents in Research); "Parameters of Justice: Ideological Challenges Regarding Persons and Practices in Lev 25:25-55" (Ex Auditu); and most recently "Mothering a Leader: Bathsheba's Relational and Functional Identities" (Semeia).
Jacobs is the past president of the Western Commission for the Study of Religion and current Regional Coordinator of the Pacific Coast Region of the Society of Biblical Literature (SBL).