Kyle Keimer


Kyle Keimer

Hebrew Bible Faculty


MA, Wheaton College
BA, The Ohio State University


Kyle Keimer

Hebrew Bible Faculty


Kyle specializes in the archaeology of ancient Israel and the Hebrew Bible. Currently, his research focuses on the archaeology of the early Israelite monarchy, the books of Samuel, historical geography, and Israelite religion. Since 2018 he has co-directed excavations at Khirbet el-Ra’i, Israel. He also teaches for Jerusalem University College and was Senior Lecturer in the archaeology, history, and languages of ancient Israel and the Near East at Macquarie University, Sydney before returning to the U.S. Previous publications include The Ancient Israelite World (Routledge, 2023, with George A. Pierce), Registers and Modes of Communication in the Ancient Near East: Getting the Message Across (Routledge, 2018, with Gillan Davis), and numerous articles. Kyle co-hosts the Biblical World podcast which explores the archaeological, historical, geographical, and cultural backgrounds of the Bible.

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