Teaching and Pastoral

Rev Dr Katy Davis

Research Fellow

BTh(Hons) (ACT), AdvDipMin (ACT), MTh (ACT), PhD (Bristol)

Role at SMBC:

As a Research Fellow, Katy serves the SMBC and wider Christian community with evangelical research and scholarship. She also contributes to the devotional and pastoral activities of the college community.

Prior to SMBC:

Before joining the SMBC community, Katy has served in a variety of roles including as Principal of Mary Andrews College and the Old Testament Lecturer/Director of Postgraduate Studies at Bible College SA. She completed her doctoral work focusing on Leviticus at Trinity College Bristol (University of Bristol), while also being part of the Tyndale House community in Cambridge, UK.

Academic Interests:

Katy is currently researching and writing in Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Hermeneutics, Rhetorical Criticism, and in the area of biblical violence.

Publications and Research:


  • Davis, Katherine. Exodus, ZECOT, Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2024.
  • Davis, Katherine. Leviticus, Hodder Bible Commentary, England: Hodder & Stoughton, 2025.
  • Davis, Katherine. Leviticus, Pillar Old Testament Commentary, Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2029.

Book Chapters

Journal Articles

Speaking Ministry:

  • Tyndale Fellowship (Cambridge, 2022)
  • Evangelical Theological Society (Denver, 2022)
  • Tyndale Fellowship (Cambridge, 2021)
  • Institute for Biblical Research/Society of Biblical Literature Annual Conference (November 2020)
  • Anglican Deaconess Ministries Annual Public Lecture (October 2020)
  • Society of Biblical Literature (November 2020)
  • Society of Biblical Literature (San Diego, 2019)
  • Trinity Network Terrace Studies (August 2019)
  • Evangelical Women in Academia Conference (August 2019)
  • Society of Biblical Literature (Denver, 2018)
  • Evangelical Women in Academia Conference Keynote (July 2018)
  • Tyndale Fellowship (Cambridge, 2018)
  • Society of Biblical Literature (Boston, 2017)
  • Tyndale Fellowship (Cambridge, 2017)
  • Trinity College Bristol Research Conference (June 2017)
  • Tyndale Fellowship (Cambridge, 2016)
  • Trinity College Bristol Research Conference (June 2016)
  • Tyndale Fellowship (Cambridge, 2014)
  • Tyndale Fellowship (Cambridge, 2013)
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