Author, speaker, educator.
Marilyn A. Hudson has been a library professional in public, school, and academic libraries. Listed in the 1997 Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities, she was the 2002 recipient of the OLA Outstanding New Librarian Award, and member of the Phi Alpha Theta Honor Society, Golden Key, and Phi Kappa Phi.
Her general research interests are in history, especially social, religious, and church history; women’s studies; mythology, folklore and storytelling.
She has had over 150 articles published on religious themes in several publications, written skits for church use and wrote and voiced a one-minute radio spot called "Faith Breaks." She served as a contributing editor to a women's religious publication for many years and was a newspaper stringer.
Hudson was lead writer and editor of the book, One Night Club and A Mule Barn: The First 60 Years of Southwestern Christian University and authored, Those Pesky Verses of Paul: Examining Women in the New Testament, Elephant Hips are Expensive, The Bones of Summer, The Mound, When Death Rode the Rails, Noel Brooks: A Life Shining and Burning, and contributed to a collection of academic papers in honor of Noel Brooks, Mosaic, and other projects.
She received a B.A. in History and a Masters degree from the University of Oklahoma.