Shelly Rambo

Shelly Rambo

Shelly Rambo

Shelly Rambo is Associate Professor of Theology at Boston University School of Theology. Her research and teaching interests focus on religious responses to suffering, trauma, and violence, and her book, Spirit and Trauma: A Theology of Remaining, develops a theology of the Spirit in response to the interdisciplinary study of trauma. Through partnerships with military chaplains and veteran-care groups, she is exploring the religious implications of American military involvement and the challenges of trauma healing. Her current book project focuses on theological interpretations of the human in light of war and violence. She is one of the faculty leaders in BU’s Religion and Conflict Transformation program.