Mark Bilby

Contact Information

Voice: 657-278-4600

Fax: 657-278-2439

Office: PLS 365A

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Mark G. Bilby, Ph.D.



As our Scholarly Communication Librarian, I advocate for Open Access  policies, oversee our Open Access Article Publishing Fund, manage our institutional repository (ScholarWorks), provide technical support for CSUF faculty- and student-edited journals in Open Journal Systems, champion ORCID adoption and integrations, administer our campus Archive-It subscription for web archiving, advise faculty on publishing options, and consult more generally on digital initiatives/humanities. I also administer library systems/websites, provide reference desk service, and serve as the subject expert for the Religious Studies and Philosophy departments, as well as for selected History department courses (Greco-Roman Antiquity, Religion, and Medieval Studies).


Ph.D., Religious Studies (Judaism and Christianity in Antiquity), University of Virginia

M.S.LIS, Drexel University

Research Areas

Institutional Repositories, Digital Humanities, Scholarly Publishing & Communications, Information Science, New Testament, Reception History, Gospel of Luke, Abrahamic Religions, Comparative Religion, Patristics, Classics

Courses Regularly Taught

RLST 110: Religions of the World

RLST 201: Introduction to New Testament


Classical Greek Models of the Gospels and Acts: Studies in Mimesis Criticism, co-edited with Michael Kochenash and Margaret Froelich. Claremont: Claremont Press, 2018. [ISBN 978-1946230188]

As the Bandit Will I Confess You: Luke 23, 39-43 in Early Christian Interpretation. Cahiers de Biblia Patristica 13. Strasbourg: Centre d’Analyse et de Documentation Patristiques, University of Strasbourg; Turnhout: Brepols, 2013. [ISBN 978-2-906805-12-5]

Reconsidering Arminius: The Loss and Retrieval of a Dutch Reformer, co-edited with Keith D. Stanglin and Mark H. Mann (Nashville: Abingdon/Kingswood Books, 2014). [ISBN 978-1426796548]

Scholarly Work

For complete details about my education, employment, service, grants, publications, and presentations, please see my ORCID record. Self-archived versions of my works are typically found on Figshare, Zenodo, or CSU ScholarWorks. For those interested in connecting or collaborating, please see my LinkedInOpens in new window ,, and/or ResearchGate profiles.

Office Hours

M-F: by appointment