Kaspars Ozolins

Assistant Professor of Old Testament Interpretation (2022)

Kaspars Ozolins was born in Latvia (Northern Europe) but grew up in California. Fascinated with ancient languages since his teens, he has studied Indo-European historical linguistics at the doctoral level. Ozolins came to faith in Christ while a Ph.D. student at UCLA. He felt called to ministry and subsequently attended The Master’s Seminary, earning his M.Div. there. Ozolins came to Southern from Tyndale House, Cambridge, where he was a research associate in Old Testament and the Ancient Near East. He is married to Ieva, and they have two children: Ēriks and Valters.

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School of Theology



B.A., University of Latvia; M.Div., The Master’s Seminary; Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles