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.
Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton, NJ
Systematic Theology, Ph.D., 2008
Introduction to Christian Theology and Religion
Race and Christianity
Theologies of Liberation
Contemporary Theological Issues
Feminist Theology, Latin American Liberation Theology, Global and Post-colonial Theology.
"Sor Juana's Critique of Theological Arrogance," The Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion. 27.2 (2011).
"Toward Inconclusive Theologies: Lessons from Sor Juana, Kierkegaard, and Postmodernity," forthcoming from Mercer University Press
Coordinator of Race Matters, 2012-2013