Marina Hofman Willard

Marina Hofman, PhD in theology (University of Toronto), Teaching Higher Education certificate (Ontario Institute for Studies in Education)

Marina Hofman teaches at Palm Beach Atlantic University in the biblical and theological department, and has taught at the undergraduate and graduate level, on campus and online, in Canada, U.S.A., Colombia (South America), and The Gambia (West Africa).

She has published academic, peer-reviewed articles in the fields of biblical studies, theology, psychology, trauma, and bioethics. Her awards include Emerging Old Testament Scholar award by the Institute of Biblical Research at the Society of Biblical Literature, and Best Paper by the Canadian-American Evangelical Theological Association.

Hofman is the chief editor at Castle Quay Books, one of the largest publishers in Canada, and has worked in a number of administrative roles in a university setting in the areas of communication, marketing, and publicity, media and donor relations. Before moving to South Florida, Hofman served as a national representative on the Roman Catholic-Evangelical Dialogue in Canada.

Publications (peer-reviewed)

 Ways to Connect with Students in a (Suddenly) Online Environment by Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religion

Creating a Safe Space in Your Class During a Crisis in Academic Impressions

Ministry to Trauma Victims: Lessons from the Prophet Joel | Part 1 in Intersections: Christian Life+Medicine+Technology (bioethics)

Ministry to Trauma Victims: Lessons from the Prophet Joel | Part 2 in Intersections: Christian Life+Medicine+Technology (bioethics)

Portrayal of the Female Figure in the Twelve: A Fresh Perspective in Canadian Theological Review

Retelling Hagar’s Story: Reading Trauma in Genesis 16 in The Other Journal (The Seattle School of Theology and Psychology)

Mary Ellen Chase in Handbook of Women Biblical Interpreters: A Historical and Biographical Guide (Baker Academy)

Handmaiden, Dictionary of Bible and Western Culture: A Handbook for Students (DBWC, Baylor University Press)

Hannah, DBWC (Baylor University Press)

Let There Be LightDBWC (Baylor University Press)

LightDBWC (Baylor University Press)

Widow of ZarephatDBWC (Baylor University Press)

Old Testament Dream Type-Scene: Structure and Significance (University of Toronto)

Tamar as the Unsung Hero of Genesis 38 (McMaster University)

Palm Beach Atlantic University Publication