Dr. Powell teaches Christian theology and Women and Gender Studies. 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.
Ph.D., Princeton Theological Seminary
M.Div., Princeton Theological Seminary
B.A., Point Loma Nazarene University
THEO - 120 Introduction to Christian Faith
THEO - 125 Racial Justice and the Christian Faith
WI-THEO - 321 Theologies of Liberation
THEO 324 - Women Theologians
THEO 326 - Beginnings and Endings: Christian Teaching on Creation and Eschatology
Inconclusive Theologies: Sor Juana, Kierkegaard, and Theological Discourse, Mercer: Mercer University Press, 2013.
"Sor Juana's Critique of Theological Arrogance," The Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion 27 No. 2 (2011).