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Pamela Cochran


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Dr. Cochran is a professor of Theology at Loyola University, Maryland. She has taught at the University of Virginia, Bethel Seminary, Sewanee University, and McDaniel College. Her teaching focuses on the intersection of religion, gender, and culture, including environmental issues. She is the author of Evangelical Feminism: A History, which traces the rise and development of evangelical feminism that began in the 1970s, and a chapter on “Feminist Theology” in Christian Theologies of Scripture and the Politics of Interpretation, along with a number of articles and essays.  She is currently working on an essay about Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s theology for a volume entitled Signs and Wonders: American Philosophers Read Scripture. She also has served as coordinator for the Center on Religion and Environment at Sewanee and the associate director for the Center on Religion and Democracy, a Pew Charitable Trusts Center of Excellence, at UVA. Dr. Cochran has her Ph.D. in European and American Religious History from UVA.