Published Works:
Public Speaking:
Professional:
Rabbi Charles David Isbell, Ph. D.
Copyright 2011 Rabbi Charles David Isbell, Ph. D.. All rights reserved.
Courses developed and/or taught at LSU:
Religious Studies 1004: Old Testament
Religious Studies 1001/1002: Beginning Hebrew
Religious Studies 2003/2004: Intermediate Hebrew
Religious Studies 2029: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam
Religious Studies 3100: Judaism
Religious Studies 3101: American Judaism
Religious Studies 3104: Ancient Hebrew Prophets
Religious Studies 4010: The History of Anti-Semitism
Religious Studies 4010: Modern Jewish Literature

Internet course developed at Gratz College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
The “Exodus” Theme in Biblical Narrative (Adjunct Professor, Fall 2004)

Teaching Award:
LSU Faculty Honor Roll, Spring, 2002

Dissertation and Thesis Committees:
LSU Dean’s representative for Melanie Green.
Nazarene Theological Seminary member of four dissertation committees
University of Massachusetts member of one dissertation and five M. A.
committees

Professional Experience:
Louisiana State University, Assistant Professor, 2004-present
Louisiana State University, Instructor, 2001-2004
Louisiana State University, Adjunct,1996-2001
Ecumenical Theological Seminary, Professor, 1991-1993
Nazarene Theological Seminary, Professor, 1978-1980
Nazarene Theological Seminary, Associate Professor, 1976-1978
University of Massachusetts, Associate Professor, 1974-1976
University of Massachusetts, Assistant Professor, 1972-1974
Brandeis University, Instructor [part time], 1971
Nazarene Theological Seminary, Instructor, 1967-1970

Education:
Ph.D. Hebrew and Judaic Studies, Brandeis University, 1973
B. D. Biblical Studies, Nazarene Theological Seminary, 1970
M.A. Religion, Bethany College, 1967
A.B. Religion, Classics, Bethany College, 1966
ACADEMICS:
Louisiana State University
Department of Religious Studies, 107 Coates Hall
Baton Rouge, LA 70803-3901
cisbel1@lsu.edu