Curriculum Vitae

Education
2013   Ph.D., Religious Studies, University of Virginia

2007    M.Div., Princeton Theological Seminary

2004    B.A., Philosophy, Biblical and Theological Studies, Bethel University (St. Paul, MN), Summa Cum Laude

Professional Appointments

Assistant Professor, Religious Studies, Millsaps College, 2017-

Director, Initiative for Vocational Inquiry, Millsaps College, 2017-

Director, Vocation, Ethics, and Society, Millsaps College, 2014-

Visiting Assistant Professor, Religious Studies, Millsaps College, 2014-2017

Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow, Religious Studies, Millsaps College, 2013-2014

Publications

Monograph
Essential Trinitarianism: Schleiermacher as Trinitarian Theologian, T&T Clark Explorations in Reformed Theology (London/New York: Bloomsbury, Oct 2017). Available at: http://www.bloomsbury.com/us/essential-trinitarianism-schleiermacher-as-trinitarian-theologian-9780567677099/

Journal Articles
“Locating Prayerful Submission for Feminist Ecumenicalism: Holy Saturday or Incarnate Life?” Feminist Theology (in press).

“Friedrich Schleiermacher’s Theology as a Resource for Ecological Economics.” Theology Today 73/1 (2016): 9-23.

“Schleiermacher’s Transcendental Reasoning: Toward a Feminist Affirmation of Divine Personhood.” Feminist Theology 24/2 (January 2016): 1-17.

Co-authored with Emily Gravett. “Acknowledging Students’ Collaboration through Peer-Review: A Footnoting Practice,” College Teaching (2016): DOI:10.1080/87567555.2015.1094441.

Co-authored with Maurice Apprey and Patrice Preston-Grimes. “Key Issues from Policy and Strategy to Program Implementation.” Peabody Journal of Education, Special Issue: Advising, Mentoring, and Advancing African-American Students in Higher Education: Trajectories from Policy and Strategy to Academic Support Programs 89/3 (2014): 411-414.

“Friedrich Schleiermacher and the United Church of Christ: Reformed, Liberal, Public.” Prism 25/1 (Spring 2011): 52-69.

“Reflections on a Baptismal Model of Authority.” Princeton Theological Review 11/3 (2005): 31-33.

Edited Volumes

A Theology for Ecological Living: Schleiermacher and Sustainability, Columbia Series in Reformed Theology (Louisville: Westminster John Knox, 2018).

Co-edited with Maurice Apprey, The Key to the Door: Experiences of the Early African-American Graduates of the University of Virginia (University of Virginia, 2017). Available at: http://www.upress.virginia.edu/title/5038

Book Chapters

“Schleiermacher and Sustainability,” A Theology for Ecological Living, Columbia Series in Reformed Theology (Louisville: Westminster John Knox, 2018).

“An Ecological Oikos: Election, Economics, and Ecumenism,” A Theology for Ecological Living, Columbia Series in Reformed Theology (Louisville: Westminster John Knox, 2018).

Co-authored with Patrice Preston-Grimes, Marcus Martin, Meghan Faulkner, “Opening the Door: Reflection and a Call to Action for an Inclusive Academic Community,” in The Key to the Door: Experiences of the Early African-American Graduates of the University of Virginia, Maurice Apprey and Shelli Poe, eds, (University of Virginia, 2017).

Co-authored with Maurice Apprey, “An Interview with Teresa Walker Price and Evelyn Yancey Jones.” In The Key to the Door: Experiences of the Early African American Graduates of the University of Virginia, Maurice Apprey and Shelli M. Poe, eds. (University of Virginia, 2017).

Encyclopedia Entry    
Lilith, Christianity,” Encyclopedia of Bible and its Reception (Berlin: De Gruyter, in press).

Handbook
Teaching at the University of Virginia: A Handbook for Faculty and Teaching Assistants, 3rd Edition. Edited by PC Fleming, Emily Gravett, Deandra Little, Shelli Poe. A Publication of the Teaching Resource Center at the University of Virginia. 2012. Available online: http://trc.virginia.edu/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/3rd_Edition.pdf

Selected Conference Activity
“Expanding the Imaginary: A Queer Community for Feminist Ecumenism,” Women, Gender, and Religion Group, Southeastern Commission for the Study of Religion, American Academy of Religion Regional Meeting (Raleigh, NC), March 3-5, 2017.

“Acknowledging Students’ Collaborations through Peer-Review: A Footnoting Practice,” Southeastern Commission for the Study of Religion, American Academy of Religion Regional Meeting (Atlanta, GA), March 6, 2016.

“Feminist Thought, Evangelical Christians, and Submission: Unholy Trinity or the Future of Feminist Studies of Religion?” Associated Colleges of the South Gender Studies Conference, Southwestern University, Georgetown, TX, Feb 19-21, 2016.

Co-presented with Chris Donald and Ann Phelps, “Transitional Times: Navigating the Spaces between Convocation, Vocation, and Baccalaureate in a Religiously Plural Community,” Network for Vocation in Undergraduate Education Conference (St. Louis, MO), March 28, 2015.

“Friedrich Schleiermacher’s Dogmatics as a Resource for Ecological Economics,” Schleiermacher Group, American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting (San Diego, CA), November 24, 2014.

“Knowing and Unknowing in Friedrich Schleiermacher: A Feminist Proposal,” Christian Systematic Theology Unit and Schleiermacher Group, American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting (Chicago, IL), November 19, 2012.

“Das Überdenken von Friedrich Schleiermachers Lehre Gottes: Apophasis, Kataphasis, Feminismus,” Internationale Schleiermacher-Gesellschaft e.V. Schleiermacher-Symposium 2012: Schleiermachers Predigten: Themenvortrage – Forschungsprojekte, sponsored by Schleiermacher’sche Stiftung (Leucorea in Wittenberg), 19 Oktober, 2012.

“Friedrich Schleiermacher and the United Church of Christ: Reformed, Liberal, Public,” Liberal Theologies Group, American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting (San Francisco, CA), November 21, 2011.

“Friedrich Schleiermacher and John Calvin: Locating Reformed Theology in Public,” Reformed Theology Group, American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting (San Francisco, CA), November 19, 2011.

“Friedrich Schleiermacher’s Doctrine of God: Apophasis and Kataphasis in a post-Kantian Milieu,” Robert J. Huskey Research Exhibition (Charlottesville, VA), March 28, 2011.

“Re-thinking and Re-locating Epistemic Humility with Friedrich Schleiermacher,” Columbia Religion Graduate Student Conference: Humble Body, Humble Mind: Selflessness, Lowliness, and the Religious, (New York, NY), April 1, 2011.

Teaching Experience
Millsaps College
Core Curriculum
The Pentecostal Explosion: A 20th-Century Global Phenomenon (Communications in the Humanities) (Spring 2017, Spring 2016, Spring 2015)

Does Religion Belong in the Hospital? (Problem-Solving) (Fall 2016, Fall 2015)

Faith and Doubt (Critical Thinking and Academic Literacy) (Fall 2014)

Chaos or Community in Medieval Christianity (Pre-modern World; Community Engaged Learning) (Fall 2013)

Departmental  
World Religions and How to Study Them (Community Engaged Learning) (Fall 2016)

Christianity in Dialogue: Schleiermacher and Ramanuja (Religious Studies Seminar (Spring 2017)

Modern and Contemporary Theology (Spring 2016, Spring 2014)

The History of Christian Thought (Fall 2015)

The Trinity Then and Now (Fall 2016,Spring 2015)

Christian Liberation: Race and Sex (Spring 2017, Fall 2014)

Feminism in Religious Traditions (Community Engaged Learning) (Spring 2014)

Vocation, Ethics, and Society Minor
Work, Ethics, and Society (Cross-listed with Philosophy and Religious Studies; a.k.a. The Meaning of Work) (Fall 2016, Spring 2015, Fall 2015)

Vocational Inquiry in Context I & II (Spring 2016)

Directed Studies 
Research in Schleiermacher Studies (Spring 2015)

University of Virginia
Business, Ethics, and Society (Spring 2013)

Faith and Reason (Summer 2010)

University of Mary Washington
Religion and Economics (Spring 2013)

Feminist Theology (Fall 2012)

Service to Academy
Co-Chair, Schleiermacher Group of the American Academy of Religion, 2014-2019

Journal Manuscript Review, Modern Theology, 2016

Steering Committee Member, Schleiermacher Group of the American Academy of Religion, 2013-2014

Executive Editor, Princeton Theological Review, 2005-2007

Academic Affiliations
Member, American Academy of Religion’s Southeastern Commission for the Study of Religion, 2016-

Institutional Contact, Network for Vocation in Undergraduate Education, 2015-

Member, American Academy of Religion, 2010-

[Updated 5.11.17; Full, updated CV available upon request]

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