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

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

Book Chapters

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

“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.

“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 Dis-covery 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.

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

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

“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.

“’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.

Book Reviews

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

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).

Web Presence

2015 – Present
Contributor, Feminism and Religion Blog,


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

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.

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