Faculty Profiles

Stacy Davis

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