Writing & Research


July 8, 2016
“Avenging is your world. Your world is crazy”: Joss Whedon’s Avengers: Age of Ultron & George Miller’s Mad Max: Fury Road as Action Films that Problematize Redemptive Violence
Whedon Studies Association Biennial Conference
Kingston University, Kingston upon Thames, UK


Spring 2016
“Sinners, Saints and Angels on Fire: The Curiously Religious Soundtrack Of The Hunger Games’ Secular Dystopia,” The Journal of Religion and Popular Culture 28, no. 1 (Spring 2016): 23-42. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3138/jrpc.28.1.3235.


October 10, 2015
“Faith, Fiction, and Feminism: Exploring a Two-Hundred Year Relationship.”
Symposia: An Intersection of Conversation and Innovation
The Seattle School of Theology & Psychology
(Live presentation via streaming)


July 22, 2015
“Giving The World The Queen(s) It Deserves”: How Snow White & the Huntsman and Maleficent De-sanitize the Patriarchal Curses of Disneyfied Fairytales
Popular Culture Association/American Cultural Association Bi-Annual International Conference
Reykjavik, Iceland.


Febrary 20, 2015
“God Did Not Give Me My Life To Throw Away”: Reading the Fiction of Charlotte Brontë Through Feminist Theology
Reasearch Seminar: The Institute for Theology, Imagination and the Arts, University of St Andrews.


June 20, 2014
Sinners, Saints and Angels on Fire: The Curiously Religious Soundtrack Of The Hunger Games’ Secular Dystopia
Presented at 4th annual conference on Current Research in Speculative Fiction, University of Liverpool


December 2013
“Expecto Pater: Reading Harry’s Journey of Identity in Prisoner of Azkaban” in Legilimens: Perspectives in Harry Potter Studies, edited by Christopher E. Bell, Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013, 95-112.

May-June, 2012
TCE 575B-Cultural Exegesis: Pop Culture and the Kingdom
Graduate Course created and co-taught with Jev Forsberg
at The Seattle School of Theology and Psychology
with Dr. J. Derek McNeil


February 10, 2012
Expecto Pater: Reading Harry Potter’s Journey of Identity in Prisoner of Azkaban From a Theological/Psychological Lens
Presented at 33rd Annual Conference of the Popular and American Culture Association, Southwest/Texas


January 2011, 2012
Biblical Performance Criticism: Sound & Storytelling as Genre
Lecture for BTI 504 New Testament Genre, The Seattle School of Theology & Psychology


October 2010, 2011
“That’s So 2005”: Authors, Text and Meaning–Our New Relationship Since 2006
Lecture for BTI 501 Introduction to Hermeneutics, The Seattle School of Theology & Psychology (formerly Mars Hill Graduate School)


November 17, 2010
The Bruises of Bella Swan: Confronting the Evangelical Embrace of Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight Saga, Part III
Twilight Essay Series for The Other Journal continued.


October 5, 2010
Grateful Victimization, Joyful Suffering: Confronting the Evangelical Embrace of Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight Saga, Part II
Twilight Essay Series for The Other Journal continued.


September 7, 2010
“Why Are You Apologizing for Bleeding?” Confronting the Evangelical Embrace of Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight Saga, Part I.
Essay series for The Other Journal based on MHGS MDiv Thesis


June 26, 2010
MHGS Commencement Speech audio & text, including fellow speakers Paula Womack (MACP) & Jeanette White (MACS)


June 2010
Living a Story Rhythm: Enchantment, Mythopoesis & the Gospel
Lecture for TCE 511 Theology & the Artistic Impulse, Mars Hill Graduate School


May 2010
Intertextuality: George Steiner’s Real Presences & Charlie Kaufman’s Adaptation
Lecture for TCE 511 Theology & the Artistic Impulse, Mars Hill Graduate School


April 26, 2010
“Why Are You Apologizing for Bleeding?” Confronting the Evangelical Embrace of Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight Saga.
MDiv Thesis project presentation video. Full Text available here.


January 21, 2010
The Woman Buried Under the Words: The Story of the First Female Apostle and How She Was Erased From Scripture.


November 2009
Act IV: Shakespeare and the Embodied Word
MHGS promotional essay for Relevant Magazine


July 31, 2009
Not Very Christian of Me: The Escapist Faith of a Lost Shepherd in Joss Whedon’s Firefly.
Presented with Ian Klein at the Popular and American Culture Assocation’s Southwest conference.
Also available on Whedonesque.com.


October 7, 2008
Jane Behind Me, Jane Before Me, Jane Beside Me, Jane Within Me
Guest blog for The Other Journal

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