Dr. Richter is the Robert H. Gundry Chair of Biblical Studies at Westmont College. Her PhD is in Hebrew Bible from Harvard University’s Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations Department and her MA is in Theological Studies from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. She has taught at Asbury Theological Seminary, Wesley Biblical Seminary, and Wheaton College. She has spent many years excavating in Israel and directing an Israel Studies programs. A prolific speaker and writer, her expertise in biblical theology and the intersection of Syro-Palestinian archaeology and Biblical Studies has produced an array of extremely popular books and curricula. Her books include The Epic of Eden and Stewards of Eden.