University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Ph.D., 2012
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, M.A., 2008
Harvard Divinity School, M.A., 2004
Rhodes College, B.A., summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa (inducted as a junior), 2000
English Literature and English Creative Writing
Religious Studies and Theatre
Peer Reviewed Books, Articles, and Chapters:
- Womanpriest: Transgression and Tradition in the Contemporary Roman Catholic Church, Fordham University Press, 2020.
- “Designs on Domesticity and Constructions amid Conflict: Representations of Christian Women,” in Women in Christianity in the Age of Empire, 1800-1920, ed. Janet Wooten, A Cultural History of Women in Christianity, series eds. Lisa Isherwood, Rosemary Radford Ruether, and Megan Clay (London: Routledge, 2022).
- “Vatican II and the History of Interpretation: The Case of Roman Catholic Womenpriests,” in The Long Shadow of Vatican II: Authority, Faith, and Church Since the Second Vatican Council, ed. Lucas Von Rompay, Sam Miglarese, and David Morgan (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2015).
- “From Testimony to Seximony, from Script to Scripture: Revealing Mormon Women’s Sexuality through the Mormon Vagina Monologues,” Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion, 27.2 (Fall 2011): 31-49.
- “Pedagogical Review of Terryl Given’s Mormonism: What Everyone Needs to Know,” Mormon Studies Review (2022): 84-88.
- “Response to Ricker Design and Analysis: The Mock Conference as a Teaching Tool: Role Play and ‘Conplay’ in the Classroom,” Teaching Theology and Religion 21.1 (January 2018)
- “Making Familiar the Unfamiliar: Teaching Mormonism,” Mormon Studies Review 2 (2015): 19-26.
- ReligionWise, February 2022
- Classical Ideas, June 2021
- Tea for Teaching, September 2021 and December 2018
REL 101: Religion in the U.S.
REL 216: Introduction to the New Testament
REL 222: Feminist Theologies
REL 225: Religion, Bodies, and Sexualities
REL 234: African American Religion and Theology
REL 237: Jesus in Film and Pop Culture
REL 240: History of Christianity
REL 250: Disney's Enchantment: Narrative, Magic, and Self-Discovery (3 week intensive)
REL 343: Mormonism and America
REL 350: Catholicism: Sex, Gender, and the Sacred
REL 415: The Holocaust: Topics in History and Theology
FYS: Discovering Disney (First-year Seminar)
HIS/REL 250: Title IX