Hawk teaches at the Centenary College of Louisiana in Shreveport, Louisiana.
Kay Smith (Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University) is professor of religion and chair of the department of biblical studies at Azusa Pacific University. Her specialization is in the New Testament and early Judaism.
Jayachitra Lalitha is associate professor of New Testament and Greek at the Tamilnadu Theological Seminary in Madurai, South India. She is co-chair of the World Christianity Group of the American Academy of Religion and Coordinator of the Tamilnadu Theological Seminary Church Women Centre. She is coeditor with Mitzi Smith of Teaching All Nations: Interrogating the Matthean Great Commission (Fortress, 2013).