(Ph.D. Catholic University of America, 1982). He teaches and publishes in the area of Old Testament Studies.
Father McCreesh's scholarly research has concentrated on biblical Hebrew poetry (Old Testament), particularly in the Wisdom tradition. Current interests are focused on preparing a commentary on the Book of Proverbs and producing some articles on the Book of Job. Related to the work on Proverbs and Job, he continues to research other literary aspects of the biblical poetry, using, in addition, the prophetic literature and the psalms.
Father McCreesh's publications include: