Executive Director Society of Biblical Literature | Atlanta, Georgia We are pleased to announce that the Society of Biblical Literature (SBL) has selected Dr. Steed Vernyl Davidson as the next Executive Director, effective June 24, 2023.Dr. Davidson brings to this role considerable experience and a distinguished academic record, most recently serving at McCormick Theological Seminary as Professor of Hebrew Bible and as Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty. A native of Trinidad and Tobago, Dr. Davidson received his undergraduate education at the University of the West Indies, holds a Diploma of Ministerial Studies from the United Theological College of the West Indies, received master’s degrees from the University of the West Indies (MA) and Boston University (STM), and completed his PhD in Hebrew Bible at Union Theological Seminary, New York, NY.Dr. Davidson has been an active and engaged SBL volunteer as General Editor of the Semeia Studies series and as co-chair of the steering committees for the Annual Meeting’s “Reading/Writing Jeremiah” program unit and the International Meeting’s “Bible and Empire” unit. Jacqueline Mildner led this search with Rachel Brown and Pamela Carty.