Saint Paul, Minn.
Dr. Diane Jacobson is a Phi Beta Kappa, magna cum laude graduate of Connecticut College, New London (1970). She earned the M.A. degree from Columbia University/Union Theological Seminary in 1975. She also holds the M.Phil. and Ph.D. degrees from Union Theological Seminary (1982 and 1990). Jacobson joined the Luther Seminary faculty as an assistant professor in 1982 and was professor of Old Testament from 1999 until her retirement in 2010. Jacobson is a frequent speaker throughout the Church and is the retired Director of the Book of Faith Initiative for the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.