Learn more about faculty and student research within the Department of Theology & Religious Studies:
Students at Emmanuel have the opportunity to conduct, present, and publish their research in a variety of ways. Here are some of their recent achievements:
Ian Pike ’08 presented a paper at the 2008 North American Undergraduate Conference in Religion and Philosophy entitled “The Desire Paradox: Suffering, Salvation and Puritan Mysticism in Paradise Lost” and received the award for best paper/presentation in the field of religion.
Chelsea Pingree ’09 wrote and presented a Senior Distinction Paper on “Catholic Social Teaching and the Living Wage” which was then accepted for publication by the Journal of Theta Alpha Kappa.Back to Top
Students also collaborate with members of the Theology and Religious Studies Department on their research. In her junior year, Micheala Letourneau ’09 worked with Professor Laurie Johnston on research for a paper about just war theory since 9/11. The paper was then published in a book entitled The Impact of 9/11 on Religion and Philosophy: The Day that Changed Everything?Back to Top
Emmanuel’s Theology and Religious Studies Faculty have a wide range of research interests. Click on their names below for a summary of their recent work.
Emmanuel Faculty also hold memberships in a number of scholarly societies for the study of religion:
- American Academy of Religion
- Society for Biblical Literature
- Catholic Theological Society of America
- Society of Christian Ethics
- Catholic Biblical Association