Assistant Professor of Theology and Ecology
In joint appointment with Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary
Ph.D., Vanderbilt University, 2012
M.Div., Vanderbilt Divinity School, 2000
B.A., St. Olaf College, 1995
Areas of expertise
The intersection of Christian theology from a Methodist perspective with environmental ethics, agrarian and food studies, political economy, and ecological praxes, focusing on the context of the American Midwest and its interconnected rural and urban landscapes, communities, institutions, and economies.
Selected published works
The Economy of Salvation: Essays in Honor of M. Douglas Meeks, co-edited with Jürgen Moltmann and Matthew Charlton (Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock Publishers, Spring 2014). “Holy Communion,” in Generation Rising: A Future with Hope for the United Methodist Church, ed. Andrew C. Thompson (Nashville: Abingdon Press, 2011).