Hebrew, Old Testament

Dr. Michael Malessa and his wife Anke are OMF missionaries. They have three children, namely, Judit, Christian, and Heidi. He teaches Hebrew and Old Testament classes. He was the AGST Biblical Studies Program Director (2015 – 2018) and also teaches in this program.


Theology (Master in Divinity) – Freie Theologische Akademie, Germany
Master of Arts in Semitic Languages and Cultures – Leiden University, Netherlands
Doctor of Philosophy in Hebrew – Leiden University, Netherlands


Untersuchungen zur verbalen Valenz im biblischen Hebräisch (Van Gorcum, 2006).
“Valency” in Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics (Brill, 2013).

Michael Malessa, PhD