Bernard Batto, PhD

Title: Professor Emeritus
Company: DePauw University
Location: Greencastle, Indiana, United States

Bernard Batto, PhD, Professor Emeritus of DePauw University, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in religious studies.

With more than 35 years of professional experience, Dr. Batto has been recognized as professor emeritus of DePauw University since 2006. Prior to his retirement, he held a number of positions with the school, having worked his way from an associate professor to a professor of religion from 1987 to 2006. He was previously an associate professor of theology with the University of Dallas from 1979 to 1986 and an assistant professor of religion with Willamette University from 1975 to 1979. Earlier in his career, he was an assistant professor of the Old Testament for Mount St. Mary’s Seminary from 1971 to 1975.

Dr. Batto first pursued an education with Mary Knoll College, where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts in 1963. He continued his studies with Johns Hopkins University, earning a PhD in ancient near east study and languages in 1972. He is a member of the Catholic Biblical Association of America, the Society of Biblical Literature, the American Oriental Society, and the American Schools of Oriental Research. For his efforts, he was named a research grantee of the National Endowment of the Humanities and a summer seminar fellow of Yale University.

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