Born in 1987 in ’s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands
Marieke Dhont specialises in Jewish literature in Greek (including the Septuagint translation) and Second Temple Judaism, with secondary research interests in Post-Classical Greek Linguistics. She obtained a joint PhD in Theology and Religious Studies from the UC Louvain and the KU Leuven in 2016 and has subsequently held postdoctoral fellowships at the University of Cambridge (funded by the British Academy, 2018-2021), the Center for Hellenic Studies at Harvard (2020-2021). She is currently an ESPRIT postdoctoral fellow at the Paris Lodron University Salzburg (2022-2027). Her dissertation has been published as Style and Context of Old Greek Job (Journal for the Study of Judaism Supplements, 183; Leiden: Brill, 2018), and she is currently working on her second monograph on Jewish poetry in Greek.
Contributions to Biblical Exegesis and Theology, Advisory board; Journal for Septuagint and Cognate Studies, Book review editor; Second Temple Early Career Academy, Steering committee; Ezra (journal of the Flemish Bible Society), Editorial board.