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Mark Janzen 

Center for Biblical Archeology

Associate Professor


Dr. Mark Janzen is Associate Professor of Archaeology and Ancient History at Lipscomb University. He received his PhD from the University of Memphis (ancient history). His primary research interests are Egyptian epigraphy and archaeology, New Kingdom military history, and the Israelite exodus. He is the editor of Five Views on the Exodus: Historicity, Chronology, and Theological Implications and has written articles and essays on a wide range of topics relating to the intersection of ancient history, archaeology, and biblical studies. Dr. Janzen has been working in Egypt for over 15 years. In addition to his teaching duties, he is the deputy director of the Karnak Great Hypostyle Hall project, an epigraphic mission at Karnak Temple in Luxor, Egypt and a co-host for a podcast entitled OnScript - The Biblical World. Mark enjoys various sports, especially football, hiking with his family of 5, and reading.

Academic Degrees

PhD - Ancient History, emphasis Egyptology (University of Memphis)

MA - Near Eastern Archaeology (Trinity Evangelic Divinity School)

BA - Biblical Languages (Central Bible College) 

Academic Department 

Lanier Center for Archaeology