Ms. Kelly Anderson, Ph.D. (Candidate), S.S.L., S.T.B., M.A.

Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies, Theological Seminary
(610) 785-6290

Ph.D. (Candidate)          

Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C. (2008- )


Pontifical Biblical Institute, Rome, Italy (2003-2008)


Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome, Italy (1997-2001)


St. Joseph's Seminary, Dunwoodie, NY (1993-1996)


Iona College, New Rochelle, NY (1989-1992)

Professional Experience
Assistant Professor, St. Charles Borromeo Seminary (2007- )
Adjunct Professor, Institute of Religious Studies, Dunwoodie, NY (2003-2008)
Adjunct Professor, Marist College – Poughkeepsie, NY (2005-2006)
Biblical Translator for the USCCB
Form part of a team of scholars chosen by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops to revise the 1986 NAB translation.  My committee, headed by Bishop Donald Trautman, is tasked with revising the Catholic Epistles and the Letter to the Hebrews. This project will be completed in 2017.  
Instructor, Regina Coeli Academy, Online School (2005-2009)
Greek Teacher:  Taught on-line Greek courses with audio, vyewboard and Greek poly-tonic fonts; courses include Greek I-III and reading texts from Plato, Homer and Lysias. 


Professional Memberships
Catholic Biblical Association (2008- )
Currently authoring The Letter of James for The Catholic Commentary on Sacred Scripture series edited by Mary Healy and Peter S. Williamson. This volume is to be published 2015.   
“The Liturgy of the Hours as an Effective Means for Teaching the Book of Psalms” for the Monsignor Jerome D. Quinn Institute of Biblical Studies at The Saint Paul Seminary in Minnesota, http://www.shc.edu/theolibrary/hours.htm, 2009.
Translated from Italian: Bonaventura, Kim Jeong-Rae. “…Perché io sono mite e umile di cuore” (Mt 11,29) Studio esegetico-teologico sull’umiltà del Messia secondo Matteo. Dimensione cristologica e risvolti ecclesiologici.  Rome: Editrice Pontificia Università Gregoriana, 2005.   Published in English as “Because I am Meek and Humble in Heart (Matt 11:29)” An Exegetical and Theological Study on the Humility of the Messiah according to Matthew:  The Christological Dimension and its Ecclesiastical Implications. Quezon City: Claretian Publications, 2013. 


Professional Endeavors
A few recent presentations to Theology on Tap, young people’s groups, Bible studies, parishes, etc. include:
“God of the Old Testament: Kind or Cruel?” for Theology on Tap Northeast, Philadelphia, PA., October 22, 2012.
“The Papacy in the Bible,” for Catholic Young Adults of Westchester, PA., June 5, 2013.  
“Liturgy, Creation and Marriage,” for Catholic Young Adults, Westchester, PA., September 15, 2013. 
“Knowledge in the Gospel of John,” for the Graduate School Alumni of Saint Charles Borromeo, Wynnewood, PA., October 15, 2013. 
“New Life in Christ,” for Living Waters Prayer Group in the Bronx, NY., July 2014. 
“The Joy of the Gospel,” for Theology on Tap, Manayunk, PA., November 16, 2014.
“Preparing for Christmas,” for At the Well: 35 and Older Singles Group in Westchester, PA, December 2, 2014.

Talk: “New Life in Christ” August 4th 2013, Living Waters Prayer Group, Bronx, NY.

Retreat for Directors of Religious Education for the Diocese of Mobile, Alabama:  “Jesus Christ as the Fulfillment of the Suffering Servant Songs of Isaiah” July 27-29, 2013, Diocese of Mobile, AL.

Talk:  “Papacy in the Scriptures,” June 26th 2013, Catholic Young Adults, Westchester, PA.

Talk: “God in the Old Testament – Kind or Cruel?” October 22nd 2012, Theology on Tap Northeast, Three Monkeys Café, Torresdale, PA.

Conference:  “Divine Violence in the Prophetic Literature:  An application of the principles of Verbum Domini” for the Monsignor Jerome D. Quinn Institute of Biblical Studies at The Saint Paul Seminary in Minnesota,  June, 2011.

Talk:  “Liturgy, Creation and Marriage” September 15th 2011, Catholic Young Adults, Westchester, PA.

Five Part Series:  “Psalms” Summer 2011, Saint John’s Evangelist Church, Philadelphia, PA.

Talk:  “The Biblical Hermeneutics of Benedict XVI” December 16th 2010, Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary, Philadelphia, PA.

Talk:  “Psalms:  An Introduction to Prayer” October 23rd 2010 St. Joseph’s Church, Downingtown, PA.

“Biblical Hermeneutics Part I and II,” for Saint Charles Borromeo permanent deacon candidates. This is two-part Saturday workshop annually given.      
“Divine Violence in the Prophetic Literature:  An application of the principles of Verbum Domini,” for the Monsignor Jerome D. Quinn Institute of Biblical Studies at The Saint Paul Seminary in Minnesota in June, 2011.  
“The Psalms,” for Saint John’s Evangelist Church, Philadelphia, PA., April–May, 2012.  Presented a five
part series on the Psalms for the young adult group of the parish.
“The Biblical Hermeneutics of Benedict XVI,” for Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary, Philadelphia, PA on December 16, 2010.  
“Psalms:  An Introduction to Prayer,” October 23, 2009. St. Joseph’s Church, Downingtown, PA. All day conference presented for parents of children who were about to receive the sacraments.