• Profile
  • As a social ethicist and constructive theologian, my writing is rooted in Christian traditions that struggle for the liberation of all people, along with the Earth, from injustice in its multivalent forms.

  • As an activist, my organizing has primarily manifested itself in the movements for worker justice and LGBT/queer justice.

  • And as a political strategist, I am committed to helping forge a new “politics against disposability” through which various marginalized communities can recognize shared interests to build solidarity and power.

  • Education
  • December 2012

    PhD: Religion

    Emory University (Atlanta)

  • May 2006

    MDiv: Hebrew Bible and Christian Worship

    Union Theological Seminary NYC

  • June 2003

    AB with Honors: Fundamentals (Great Books program)

    The University of Chicago

  • Recent Scholarship
  • “To Confess the Fundamental Marian Dogma: Postulating the Doctrine of Mary’s Reproductive Justice”

    Chapter in Rape Culture and Religious Studies: Critical and Pedagogical Engagements, ed. Rhiannon Graybill, Meredith Minister, and Beatrice Lawrence, forthcoming from Lexington Books
  • “The Refusal of Work in Christian Ethics and Theology: Interpreting Work from an Anti-Work Perspective”

    Journal of Religious Ethics 45.2 (June 2017): 330-361.

  • “Theological Complicity in the Disappearing of the Working Class"

    Dialog: A Journal of Theology 55.1 (March 2016), 70-78.
  • Employment
  • 2011-present

    Austin College

    Associate Professor of Religious Studies (previously Assistant Professor)

  • 2007-2011

    Emory Center for Interactive Teaching

    Digital Pedagogy Consultant

  • 2003-2006

    Trinity Lutheran Church of Manhattan

    Pastoral Associate

  • Speaking/Workshop Topics
  • What Is Class and How Does It Work?

  • Teaching to Address the Cause of Rape Culture: Toxic Masculinity

  • Multi-Racial Worker Organizing: Effective Disruption of White Supremacy

  • Contact

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