Loyola University Chicago

Department of Theology

Emeritus Faculty

Pauline Viviano, PhD

Title/s:  Professor Emerita


CV Link: Pauline Viviano CV


Dr. Pauline Viviano is an Associate Professor of Theology at Loyola University Chicago. She received her doctorate in Biblical Languages and Literature from St. Louis University. Besides articles in academic and popular journals, her publications include reading guides for the Books of Joshua, Judges, 1-2 Samuel, 1-2 Kings and Ruth, for the Catholic Study Bible published by Oxford University Press (April 1990) and a commentary on the Book of Genesis in the Collegeville Bible Commentary series. She is presently working on a commentary on the Books of Jeremiah and Lamentations. In addition to University teaching she often lectures at parishes in and around Chicago.

Program Areas

Hebrew Scriptures

Research Interests

Old Testament: Deuteronomistic History, formation; Genesis; Jeremiah; Hebrew poetry; Hebrew narrative; literary critical method; Bible: Methodology, methods of interpretation and history of interpretation