Clare K. Rothschild is Professor of Scripture Studies at Lewis University (Illinois) and Professor Extraordinary, Department Ancient Studies at Stellenbosch University (South Africa). She holds a Master of Theological Studies from the Harvard Divinity School and a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago Divinity School. Her main research interests are Luke-Acts, the Muratorian Fragment, and the Apostolic Fathers. Clare spent a year as a Humboldt Fellow in Munich, Germany, researching her book, Hebrews as Pseudepigraphon: The History and Significance of the Pauline Attribution of Hebrews. Her current research focuses on the Epistle of Barnabas, on which she is preparing a commentary for the Hermeneia series. She serves as General Editor of Early Christianity as well as the Society of Biblical Literature series, Writings of the Graeco-Roman World.
Clare and her husband Doug are the proud parents of Maxwell (NHS Class of 2015, UPenn 2019) and Luke (DePaul Class of 2022). In her spare time, she enjoys yoga, playing the cello in various small orchestras and ensembles, and exploring the history of Husky Nation. She is passionate about the legacy of New Hampton School, and she loves to spend hours with Kent Bicknell and Jerrica Blackey in the NHS Archives.