Garrett Galvin, O.F.M., was born in December 1968 in Wilmington, Delaware to parents who recently emigrated from Ireland. After receiving his doctorate from the Catholic University of America, he began teaching full time at Franciscan School of Theology and the Graduate Theological Union in 2009, where he teaches a variety of courses on the Old and New Testament as well as Hebrew.

His books include Egypt as a Place of Refuge (Mohr Siebeck, 2011) and David’s Successors: Kingship in the Hebrew Bible (Liturgical Press, 2016).

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