- Ph.D. Student in Practical Theology, Concentration: Church and Society
Ashley Theuring grew up Cincinnati, Ohio. She attended the University of Dayton were she received her BA in Religious Studies and Psychology and immediately went into her master’s program at Xavier University in Theology. She worked a number of years at a rape, crisis, and abuse center, Women Helping Women of Hamilton County, as an advocate and educator. She began her doctoral studies in the Practical Theology at the Boston University School of Theology with a concentration in Church and Society. She hopes to connect her research with her experience working with trauma survivors and their developing religious identities and practices.
Area of Interest: Church and Society, Trauma Theology, Feminist Theology, Spirituality, Poetics