Academic Presentations & Writings

Inner Journey, Embodied Solidarity.” Presented at Kaleo of United Seminary of the Twin Cities. April 25, 2018. Video Online.

Conference visionary, planner, host, presenter, responder, moderator, and convener of all sessions for “Re-Imagining Embodiment” conference. Keynotes from Dr. Robyn Henderson-Espinoza and Dr. Wilson Yates. United Seminary of the Twin Cities. March 1-2, 2018.

“Facing Trauma: Vulnerability & Compassion as Embodied Practices for Re-Creating a World Beyond Violence.” Paper presented at “Re-Imagining a World Without Violence” Conference. Convened by Re-Imagining. Hosted at Plymouth Congregational Church. Minneapolis, MN. January 27, 2018.

“The Ethics of Student Debt and the Obligations of Universities.” Paper Presented at the Society of Christian Ethics Annual Meeting. Portland, Oregon. January 6, 2018.

“Breakfast w/ the Author: Joshua A. Daniel (Transforming Faith: Individual and Community in H. Richard Niebuhr).” Facilitator for Breakfast Conversation at the Society of Christian Ethics Annual Meeting. New Orleans. January 7, 2017.

“State Violence and Violence against Vulnerable Groups: Unaccompanied Children’s Rights and Catholic Responses.” Panel Moderator of the Religion and Violence 4thInternational McCormick Ethics Colloquium. Loyola University Chicago. April 18, 2016.

“Breakfast w/ the Author: Scott Paeth (The Niebuhr Brothers for Armchair Theologians).” Facilitator for Breakfast Conversation at the Society of Christian Ethics Annual Meeting. Toronto, Canada. January 8, 2016.

“Racialized Violence and Perverse Moral Perception: Neuroscientific Imiplications for Christian Ethics.” Paper presented at The International Conference at Université Catholique de Louvain: “The Genesis of Concepts and the Confrontation of Rationalities”. October 8, 2015.

“Mass Incarceration as ‘Altruistic Suicide’: A Revival of Durkheiminan Societal Analysis for Deconstruction of the ‘Fantastic Hegemonic Imagination.” Paper presented at the University of Erfurt International Colloquium. May 24, 2014.

“Mass Incarceration as ‘Altruistic Suicide’: A Revival of Durkheiminan Societal Analysis for Deconstruction of the ‘Fantastic Hegemonic Imagination.” Paper presented at the regional meeting of the American Academy of Religion at Luther Seminary, St. Paul, MN. April 4, 2014. Invited but was unable to attend due to weather.

“Change Theory: A Model of Transdisciplinarity.” Paper presented at the regional meeting of the American Academy of Religion at Luther Seminary, St. Paul, MN. April 5, 2013.

“A Theology of Nakedness: Liberation’s Invitation to Community Formation.” Paper presented at the regional meeting of the American Academy of Religion at Luther Seminary, St. Paul, MN. March 30, 2012.

“On Receiving New Names.” Presented at the Bethel Seminary commencement, St. Paul, MN. June 4, 2011.

“Living a Life of Significance.” Presented at Bridging the Gap Conference, Minneapolis, MN. April 30, 2010.

“Thinking Theologically.” Presented at Bridging the Gap Conference, Minneapolis, MN. April 9, 2009.

“Soaring to New Heights: Taking Recruitment Where No One Has Gone Before.” Presented at the National Association of Graduate Admissions Professionals, Denver, CO. April 2008.

“The Inheritance of Job’s Daughters & Its Implications for Modern Gender Relations.” Paper presented at the national meeting of Christians for Biblical Equality, Denver, CO. August 12, 2007.

“The Inheritance of Job’s Daughters & Its Implications for Modern Gender Relations.” Presented at the Midwest gathering of Emerging Women, Oregon, IL. March 18, 2007.

“The Daughters Receive an Inheritance: Restoration and Redemption in the Book of Job.” Paper presented at the regional meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society at Grace Theological Seminary, Winona Lake, IN. March 17, 2007.