About Elizabeth Schrader-Polczer

Elizabeth Schrader-Polczer

Elizabeth Schrader-Polczer is Assistant Professor of New Testament at Villanova University. She holds a doctorate in Early Christianity from Duke University, with a focus on textual criticism, Mary Magdalene, and the Gospel of John. Her research has been published in the Harvard Theological Review, the Journal of Biblical Literature, TC: A Journal of Biblical Textual Criticism, the Comparative Oriental Manuscript Studies Bulletin, and the Journal of Early Christian Studies. She is regularly invited to present her peer-reviewed research at churches and conferences internationally. Her paper “Apocryphal within the Canonical: Unorthodox Influence on the New Testament Textual Transmission” was published in Hendrickson’s 2023 Pen, Print, and Pixels volume.


Presenter at

Bible & Archaeology Fest XXVII, November 22 – 24, 2024