Stacy Davis

Faculty Profiles

Stacy Davis

Department Chair
Religious Studies and Theology
Gender & 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