Teresa Crist

Teresa Crist

Adjunct Professor
Pronouns: She/Her

New York University, B.A, 2007
Claremont Graduate university, M.A., 2014
University of Denver/Iliff School of Theology Joint Doctoral Program, PhD, 2021

Email: [email protected]
Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Teresa Crist (she/her) holds a PhD in Religious and Theological Studies from the University of Denver and Iliff School of Theology, with a concentration in Religion and Social Change.  Her areas of interest include exploring the effects of colonialism on the Western religious paradigm, comparative religion, intersectionality, and interfaith interaction.  All her scholarship is oriented toward social justice through a decolonizing approach.  She currently teaches a variety of religion courses in an Adjunct capacity at Iliff School of Theology and Fontbonne University.

Dr. Crist was born and raised in St. Louis and is a member of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).  She was a Disciples Seminary Foundation scholar and served for many years at the general level in Christian Unity and Interfaith Ministries (CUIM).  She continues to advocate for the importance of lay leadership in scholarly and religious settings.