Stacy Davis

Faculty Profiles

Stacy Davis

Department Chair
Religious Studies and Theology
Gender and Womens Studies


Ph.D., University of Notre Dame
M.T.S., Phillips Theological Seminary
B.A., University of Tulsa

Research Interests 

  • History of biblical interpretation
  • African-American biblical interpretation
  • Feminist biblical interpretation

Courses Recently Taught 

  • RLST 101: Introductory religous studies
  • RLST 102: Religion in communities
  • RLST 225: Reading the Hebrew bible
  • RLST 307: Leviticus and Numbers
  • GWS 207: Introduction to gender and women's studies
  • RLST 314: Reading and Interpreting Hebrew Bible Prophets

Creative and Scholarly Work 

  • This Strange Story: Jewish and Christian Interpretation of the Curse of Canaan from Antiquity to 1865. University Press of America.
  • Joel and African and African American Biblical Interpretation in The New Jerome Bible Commentary
  • Rage, Riots, and Rhetoric: Psalm 137 and African American Responses to Violence in Bitter The Chastening Rod: Africana Biblical Interpretation After Stony the Road We Trod in the Age of BLM, SayHerName, and MeToo.
  • Haggai and Malachi in the Wisdom Commentary Series. Liturgical Press.

Professional Memberships 

Society of Biblical Literature