Scholarship

PUBLISHED WORK

 Peer Reviewed:
“Hidden Self-Injury and Public Liturgy,” in Liturgy+Power ed. Brian Flannagan and Johann M. Vento (Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Press, 2017).

“Who IS This Woman, Anyway: Hildegard Interpreted in the Twenty-First Century,” Lumen et Vita 3 (2013): http://ejournals.bc.edu/ojs/index.php/lumenetvita/article/view/5346

Book Reviews:
Review of Calling All Years Good: Christian Vocation throughout Life’s Seasons edited by Kathleen A. Cahalan and Bonnie J. Miller-McLemore in “Reading Religion,” American Academy of Religion (forthcoming).

Review of Teaching for a Culturally Diverse and Racially Just World edited by Eleazar S. Fernandez in Religious Education (forthcoming).

Review of I Wonder: Engaging a Child’s Curiosity about the Bible by Elizabeth F. Caldwell in Religious Education 112, no. 2 (March-April 2017): http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/KgtGRmd2n3mQfFgUhuJI/full

Textbooks:
Co-Author with Christopher J. Welch and Edward Sloane. The History of the Catholic Church, edited by Thomas H. Groome (Dublin, Ireland: Veritas, forthcoming 2016).

Co-Author with Joseph F. McCann. Ecumenical and Interreligious Issues, edited by Thomas H. Groome (Dublin, Ireland: Veritas, 2016).

Co-Author with Patrick Manning and Daniella Zsupan-Jerome. Responding to the Call of Jesus Christ, edited by Thomas H. Groome (Dublin, Ireland: Veritas, 2015).

 

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS
“Fighting the Fear of Encounter: Imagination, Discernment, and Praxis in Educating for Resistance.” Paper accepted for presentation at the Religious Education Association annual meeting, November 2017, St. Louis MO.

 “Sustaining Hope in a ‘Hot Takes’ World:  Religious Education as a Practice of Persistent Provocation.” With Christopher J. Welch, workshop presented at the Religious Education Association annual meeting, November 2016, Pittsburg PA.

“Hidden Self-Injury and Public Liturgy.” Paper presented on a panel: Women’s Silent Suffering: Constructive Theological and Liturgical Responses (co-panelists: Jessica Coblentz, Boston College, and Susan Reynolds, Boston College; responder: Susan Ross, Loyola University) for the Feminisms, Gender, and Theology section of the College Theology Society annual meeting, June 2016, Kansas City MO.

“Maturity as Migration? Adolescent Girls, Hybridity, and the Imago Dei.” Paper presented at Association of Practical Theology biannual meeting, April 2016, New York NY.

“Age and the Imaging of God: Towards a Theological Anthropology That Takes Age Seriously.” Paper presented at the New England Maritime American Academy of Religion conference, April 2016, Boston MA.

“Aging and Imaging God: Towards a Theological Anthropology That Takes Age Seriously.” Paper presented at the Lumen et Vita conference at Boston College, January 2016, Boston MA.

“The Imagination of the Prophets: Reading the Word and the World with Adolescent Girls.” Paper presented at the Religious Education Association annual meeting, November 2015, Atlanta GA.

“A Cry in the Wilderness: Young Women, Cutting, and Embodiment.” Paper presented for the Women and Religion section of the College Theology Society annual meeting, May 2015, Portland OR.

“Carving Themselves into Culturally Acceptable Pieces: The Proclamation of Salvation to Girls Who Cut.” Paper presented at the Boston Theological Institute Engaging Rhetorics of Violence Against Wo/men conference, April 2015, Boston MA.

“Fully Human and Not Yet Fully Adult: An Anthropology that Takes Female Adolescent Development Seriously.” Poster presented at the New England Maritime American Academy of Religion conference, March 2015, Boston MA.

“Young Women of Faith, Vision, and Hope: The History of Catholic Schools for Girls in the United States.” Paper presented at the Lumen et Vita conference at Boston College, January 2015, Boston MA.

“Redemption Without Mutilation: Girls, Cutting, and the Proclamation of Salvation.” Paper presented at the Religious Education Association annual meeting, November 2014, Chicago IL.

“Charles Taylor and the Online Tantrum: Combating Polarization and Vitriol in a Virtual Christian Community.” Paper presented at the Association of Practical Theology biannual conference, March 2014, Nashville TN.

“Becoming Young Women of Faith and Purpose: Catholic Schools for Girls and Educating for Civic Engagement.” Paper presented at the Religious Education Association annual meeting, November 2013, Boston MA.