518 W. Locust St.
Lower Chapel, Room 113
Davenport, IA 52803
Dr. Powell teaches Christian theology. Her courses cover the traditional loci of systematic theology but focus on the perspectives of non-dominant groups on those topics. Her courses consider feminist theology, black liberation theology, post-colonial theology, Latin American liberation theology, and contributions from disability studies, among others.
Dr. Powell was the first-place winner of the Elisabeth Schussler Fiorenza New Scholar Award. She also presents regularly at national and regional meetings of the American Academy of Religion.
PhD, MDiv, Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton, NJ
Introduction to Christian Belief
Racial Justice and the Christian Faith
Theologies of Liberation
Contemporary Theological Issues
Inconclusive Theologies: Sor Juana, Kierkegaard, and Theological Discourse, Mercer University Press, November, 2013
Sor Juana's Critique of Theological Arrogance, The Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion. 27.2 (2011).
Coordinator of 2012-13 Project Series, Race Matters