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2018
Ideology and Utopia in the Twenty-First Century: The Surplus of Meaning in Ricoeur’s Conception of the Dialectical Relationship of Ideology and Utopia, co-edited with Dan Stiver. Lanham: Lexington Books.

2016
Affect Theory, Shame, and Christian Formation. New York: Palgrave
Macmillan.

Post-Traumatic Public Theology, co-edited with Shelly Rambo. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

2019
“Guilt or Masked Shame? Reinhold Niebuhr’s Diagnosis of the Christian Self: Disclosing Affect and its Contribution to Violence.” In Inside-Out: Affect and Emotion in Multi-Religious Secular Societies, edited by Christian von Scheve, Hubert Knoblauch, Anna Berg, Meike Haken, and Yasemin Ural. Abingdon: Routledge. 

2018
“Embodied Extremist Rhetoric: The Circulation of Power in Ideology and Utopia.” In Ideology and Utopia in the Twenty-First Century: The Surplus of Meaning in Ricoeur’s Conception of the Dialectical Relationship of Ideology and Utopia, edited by Stephanie Arel and Dan Stiver. Lanham: Lexington Books.

“Disgust, Shame, and Trauma: The Visceral and Visual Impact of Touch.” In Trauma and Lived Religion, edited by Ruard Ganzevoort and Srdjan Sremac. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

“Trauma, Attachment and Vulnerability in Refugee and Migrant Children,” Going It Alone, edited by Hille Haker and Molly Greening. Lanham: Lexington Books.

2017
“Shamed Bodies: Eating, Empathy, and Sisterhood as Spiritual Practices of Revolt,” In Women, Religion, Revolution!, edited by Xochitl Alvizo and Gina Messina-Dysert. Madison, NJ: Journal for the Feminist Study of Religion Press.

2016
“Examining Restorative Justice: Theology, Traumatic Narratives, and Affective Responsibility.” In Post-Traumatic Public Theology, edited by Shelly L. Rambo and Stephanie N. Arel. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

“Paul Ricoeur and Mary Daly: A Dialogue on the Discovery and Attestation of Feminine Religious Symbols.” In Feminist Explorations of Paul Ricoeur’s Philosophy, edited by Annemie Halsema and Fernanda Henriques. Lanham: Rowman and Littlefield.

“Savoring Taste as Religious Praxis: Where Individual and Social Intimacy Converge,” In Sensing the Sacred: Exploring the Human Senses in Practical Theology and Pastoral Care, edited by Jennifer Baldwin. Lanham: Lexington Books.

2018
“Trauma of Place: Trauma Recovery and Memorialization.” Stellenbosch Theological Journal 4/2.  

“Conceptions of Identity: The Challenge of Sexual Fluidity to Christian Notions of Marriage.” Theology and Sexuality.

2014
“Reading The Road with Paul Ricoeur and Julia Kristeva: The Human Body as a Sacred Connection.” Text Matters: A Journal of Literature, Theory, and Culture 4: 99-115.

2013
“‘First’ and ‘Third World’ Feminisms: Does Paul Ricoeur’s Philosophy Offer a Way to Bridge the Gap?” Études Ricoeuriennes / Ricoeur Studies 4/1: 57-70.

2015
Review of Gina Messina-Dysert. Rape Culture and Spiritual Violence. New York: Routledge. x+127 pp. Claremont Journal of Religion 4: 1 (2015).

2013
Review of Carrie J. Boden McGill, and Sola M. Kippers. Pathways to Transformation: Learning in Relationship. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing 2012. xi+387 pp. Teaching Theology and Religion 16:1 (2013).

2019 
Organizer, Humanity in God’s Image by Claudia Welz, Syndicate Theology, https://syndicate.network.

2015 – Present 
Contributor, Feminism and Religion Blog, https://feminismandreligion.com.

2018
French to English, “Introduction: Repenser l’idéologie et l’utopie, 30 ans après,” Études Ricoeuriennes/Ricoeur Studies.

2016
French to English, “Psychanalyse et interpretation: Un retour critique,” an interview with Paul Ricoeur, Études Ricoeuriennes / Ricoeur Studies.

2015
Italian to English, Selections from “Il Terrorismo Islamico Femminile,” Valeria Nava, Sex Gender Difference Research Project at the Institute for the Bio-cultural Study of Religion, Boston University.

2014
English to French, Finding Faith Today, Research Project Survey Conducted by Boston University.

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