Sandra Collins

Sandra Collins


Sandra A. Collins, PhD, MLS, MA
Director of Information Services
Professor of Sacred Scripture

Doctorate of Philosophy (Department of Religious Studies), University of Pittsburgh, PA

Masters of Library Science (School of Library and Information Science), University of Pittsburgh, PA

Masters of Arts (Christian History/Biblical Languages), Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, Pittsburgh, PA

Bachelors of Arts (Anthropology/Biology), University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Faculty (2007-present) and Director of Byzantine Online at BCS (2010-present)

Adjunct Faculty at Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA (2003-present)

Online faculty at Church Divinity School of the Pacific (2009-present)

Teaching Fellow at the Deptartment of Religious Studies, University of Pittsburgh, PA (2001-present)

Reference librarian of Gumberg Library, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA (2000-07)

Association for Jewish Studies

American Academy of Religion

Pennsylvania Library Association

Catholic Library Association

• Reviewer and Columnist, Library Journal, 1990-present.

• Film reviews, Women in Judaism: a Multidisciplinary e-Journal, 13:2 (2016)

• “The Voices of Islam,” Library Journal 142:6 (April 1, 2017), 47-51:

• 920 CLA: Q and A with Sandra Collins, Catholic Library World 87:3 (March 2017), 165:

• “Breathing with Two Lungs: Eastern Catholic Resources,” Catholic Library World 87:2 (Dec. 2016), 99-108.

• “A Wandering Aramean: ATLA and the Eastern Christian Scholar,” Catholic Library World,
85:1 (Sept. 2014), 22-30.

• Weapons Upon her Body: The Female Heroic in the Hebrew Bible (Cambridge Scholars Press, 2012).

• “Esther”; “Lamentations,” Cambridge Dictionary of Jewish Religion, History, and Culture, (Cambridge University Press, 2011).

• “Windmills: To Know Faith is to Ask Questions,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, February 16, 2008

• “The Art of Part-Time,” with Allison Brungard, Library Journal, October 30, 2006

• “Give Parents a Break,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, June 4, 2006

• “Truth: an elusive prey,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 26, 2005

• “Lilith: a woman of consequence,” Women in Judaism, Fall 2005 (forthcoming)

• “Forum: The tale of my tattoo,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, November 17, 2002

• “Wrong words, wrong time,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 7, 2001

• “The trouble with girls,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, January 21, 2001

• “Raising girls for life,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, August 11, 1999

• “Shame,” Monroeville Times-Express, November 1998

• “Notching down, by choice,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 26, 1997

• “So, you want to talk to me? Surviving the first professional interview,” Library Journal, October 15, 1995

Woman Discipleship - Dr. Sandra Collins

Distinguished Alumna - Sandra Collins

Click HERE to read Dr. Collins’ Extended Curriculum Vitae.

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