Elaine Nogueira-Godsey

Assistant Professor of Theology, Ecology and Race
Elaine Nogueira-Godsey
Gault Hall 236

Curriculum vitae


Ph.D., University of Cape Town, South Africa
M.A. of Social Science in Religious Studies, University of Cape Town
B.A.,  Faculdade Teológica D’Oeste do Brasil, Campo Grande, Brasil

Areas of expertise

Research the intersection of ecology, race, gender and theology from a postcolonial theory perspective. Approaching ecotheological and ecofeminist theologies of liberation in conversation with the social-scientific study of religion.

Selected published works

“Recent Observation on Religion and Education in South Africa” in British Journal of Religious Education, Volume 38, Issue 3 (2016).

“A History of Resistance: Ivone Gebara’s Transformative Ecofeminist Liberation Theology” In Journal for the Study of Religion, Volume 26, Issue 2 (2013).

“Transforming Feminisms – Religion, Women and Ecology” in Journal for the Study of Religion, Volume 24, Issue 2 (2011).

“Postcolonial Imaginations of an Ecofeminist Methodological Praxis” in Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion (in review, 2017).

“Pentecostalism and Ecology: A Grim Trajectory” in Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature and Ecology (in review, 2017).