Assistant Professor of Theology
B.A., Georgetown University,2002
Office: Main 438, CSB
Areas of Teaching and Research
- Comparative theology—Hinduism and Christianity; focusing on the spiritual practices and devotional traditions within both
- Spiritual practices, race and racism, and community and comparative theology
- My current research projects include the imagery and language of virtue in Christian and Hindu devotional traditions (in particular Mechthild of Magdeburg and Andal).
- “Dialogue: Introduction.” Visions of Hope: Reflections on the Second Vatican Council. Ed. Kevin Ahern. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2013.
- “What’s in a Name: Recovering the Radicalness of ‘Dalit.’” Righting the Wrong: Perspectives on Dalit Literature. Ed. Asha Choubey. Jaipur: Enclave, 2013.
- Journal Articles: “The End of Human Rights: The Beginning of a Reconsideration.” Journal of Clark Theological College 1.2.201.
- The Hermeneutics of Interreligious Dialogue. Eds. Catherine Cornille and Christopher Conway. Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock, 2010.
- Book Panel: Comparative Theology in the Millennial Classroom: Hybrid Identities, Negotiated Boundaries. College Theology Society (Kansas City, MO). June 2016.
- Talking it Out: Colloquy and Conscience in the Spiritual Exercises and the Bhagavadgita. College Theology Society (Latrobe, PA). May, 2014.
- Finding Rest: Comparative Theology and Restless Undergrads. College Theology Society (Omaha, NE). May 2013.
- • Chad Bauman, Arun Jones, Brian Pennington, Joseph Prabhakar Dayam and Michelle Voss Roberts. Hinduism and Christianity: An Annotated Bibliography. Journal of Hindu Christian Studies. 25 (2012).
- • Kristin Johnston Largen. Baby Krishna, Infant Christ: A Comparative Theology of Salvation. Journal of Comparative Theology (2012).
- • M. Shawn Copeland. Enfleshing Freedom: Body, Race, and Being. Journal of Interdisciplinary Feminist Thought. 4.1 (2010).