Stacy Davis

Faculty Profiles

Stacy Davis

Department Chair
Religious Studies and Theology
Gender and Womens Studies


PhD, University of Notre Dame
MTS, Phillips Theological Seminary
BA, 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
  • COMM 490: Masculinities in U.S. media

Creative and Scholarly Work 

  • This Strange Story: Jewish and Christian Interpretation of the Curse of Canaan from Antiquity to 1865. University Press of America.
  • Response in Re-Presenting Texts: Jewish and Black Biblical Interpretation. Gorgias Press.
  • Not Elijah's God in Psalm 29 through Time and Tradition. Pickwick Publications.
  • Haggai and Malachi in the Wisdom Commentary Series. Liturgical Press.

Professional Memberships 

Society of Biblical Literature
American Academy of Religion