Hillmer, Mark

Professor of Biblical Theology


phone: (651)925-6509


Mark Hillmer received his Ph.D. in Exegetical Theology-Old Testament at Hebrew Union College in 1966 and is a permanent faculty member in the graduate school of the Institute of Lutheran Theology. Before coming to ILT, he was the Professor of Old Testament at Luther Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota for thirty-nine years. 



• Ph. D., Hebrew Union College, 1966

• M.A., University of Wisconsin, 1963

• M. Div., Concordia Theological Seminary, 1962

• B.A., Northwestern College, 1957



• Institute of Lutheran Theology, Graduate Programs, 2009 – present

• Luther Seminary, Professor of Old Testament, 1967-2006

• Thiel College, Assistant Professor of Religion, 1966-1967​


Administrative Experience

  • Chair, Old Testament Department, Luther Seminary, 1980-1983

  • Associate Dean (MA Program), 2006-2007

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