Michael Shepherd

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Mike Shepherd, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Biblical Studies


Dr. Michael Shepherd taught at Louisiana College for nine years prior to joining the faculty of Cedarville University in 2015. His topics of expertise are biblical Hebrew/Aramaic language and exegesis.

Education and Credentials

  • Ph.D. in Old Testament Studies, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary 
  • M.Div., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary 
  • B.F.A in Jazz Performance, The New School University


  • Spending time with family: wife, Esther, and daughters Abbi, Anna, Audrey, and Ava
  • Jogging and exercising
  • Why I'm at Cedarville: I believe that Cedarville has great potential for building programs that provide students with the opportunity to learn the biblical languages and how to interpret the Bible in those languages. I also enjoy the opportunity to interact with my colleagues in the School of Biblical and Theological Studies.