Scott R. A. Starbuck, Ph.D

Lecturer of Religious Studies

Dr. Starbuck began teaching at Gonzaga in 2002, engaging students with biblical scholarship, theological reflection, spiritual growth, and social justice. In 2017, he received an exemplary faculty award for excellence in teaching. Dr. Starbuck is a co-founder...

Dr. Scott Starbuck

Contact Information

AD Box 57

Education & Curriculum Vitae

Ph.D., Hebrew Bible and Ancient Near Eastern Studies, Princeton Theological Seminary

M.Div., Biblical Studies, Princeton Theological Seminary

B.A., Philosophy, Whitworth University

Courses Taught

RELI 193: FYS: The Psalms and the Human Condition

RELI 240: Covenant and Messiah

RELI 350: Hebrew Bible in Ancient Near Eastern Context


Dr. Starbuck began teaching at Gonzaga in 2002, engaging students with biblical scholarship, theological reflection, spiritual growth, and social justice. In 2017, he received an exemplary faculty award for excellence in teaching. Dr. Starbuck is a co-founder of Gonzaga’s Interreligious Textual Study Institute. He is an avid endurance/road racing cyclist and the faculty sponsor of the Gonzaga Cycling Club. Dr. Starbuck specializes in biblical theology and hermeneutics, regularly publishing articles and delivering scholarly papers. He was ordained in 1990 by the Presbyterian Church (USA) and continues to serve as the Teaching Elder of Manito Presbyterian Church.