Jennifer Eyl (B.A., University of Georgia; Post-Bac/M.A., San Francisco State University; M.A. and Ph.D., Brown University) is an Assistant Professor of Religion at Tufts University. She works on ancient Christianity and ancient Mediterranean religions. She is finishing her first book, which contextualizes the apostle Paul in the wider world of itinerant divinatory specialists of the early Roman Empire. Her other areas of interest include gender in antiquity, theory of religion, translation theory, and cognitive science. She has presented several papers at conferences in the US, Lisbon, and Rome, and has published articles on the Acts of Paul and Thekla, and translation theory in New Testament studies.