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Department: Church History

Title: Assistant Professor

Office: 275B JSB

Phone number: (801) 422-3364

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Bio:  Received a B.S. in Social Work with a minor in Psychology from BYU, a Master’s in Theological Studies from Harvard Divinity School (Scripture and Interpretation), an M.Phil. from Cambridge University (Peterhouse) in Psychology and Religion, a Ph.D. in The Study of Religion (Mormon Studies) from Durham University in the United Kingdom, and a Post-doc diploma in Interfaith Dialogue (Catholicism and Islam) from the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome, Italy.  Held a Visiting Assistant Professorship at BYU for the year 2011-2012 prior to CFS-track hiring.  Also taught as adjunct for two years at Utah Valley University in the Department of Philosophy and Humanities

Research interest: The intersection of psychology and spirituality, LDS-Catholic interfaith dialogue, Mormon Studies of a comparative nature, Moral theology

Courses taught: Survey of World Religions, Islam and the Gospel, Doctrine and Covenants, Ethics and Values

Languages: Italian (native), German (reading), Spanish (reading)