Ph.D., University of Notre Dame, Theology 2004
M.A., University of Notre Dame, Theology, with distinction 1998
B.A., St. Olaf College, Religion, with distinction; Music; summa cum laude 1994
Research & Scholarship
Christ, Creation, and the Vision of God: Augustine’s Transformation of Early Christian Theophany Interpretation. Bible in Ancient Christianity 7, ed. Jeffrey Bingham. Leiden: Brill, 2011.
“Christ the Revealer: Patristic Views of the Mediation of Christ in the Old Testament.” Studia Patristica 44 (2010): 315-320.
“Angels and Angel-like Beings: Greek and Latin Patristics.” Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception, 1:1186-1190. Berlin: Walter De Gruyter, 2009.
“Migration in Late Fourth Century Spiritual Writings.” North American Patristics Society, Chicago, May 2012.
“Wandering From Our Homeland: Dislocation and Academic Vocation.” Lilly Fellows Program Postdoctoral Fellows Reunion Conference, Valparaiso University, October 2010
Awards & Recognition
Regis College faculty award for outstanding service, 2011
Phi Beta Kappa, St. Olaf College, 1994
Junia Prize, St. Olaf College Department of Religion, 1994
Community Involvment & Service
Fellowship and Contracts
Wabash Center Summer Research Grant, 2009
Wabash Center Workshop for Pre-Tenure Religion Faculty, 2008-09
Lilly Fellow in Humanities and Theology, Valparaiso University, 2003
Ravarino Italian Studies Travel Scholarship, 2000
Devers Program in Dante Studies Travel Grant, 2000
Downes Memorial Travel Grant, 2000
ELCA Educational Grant, 1999–2002
Summer Graduate Research Fellow, University of Notre Dame, 1999