Cristina Richie

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Brookline, MA United States

Boston College

Graduate Student

Dissertation Director:
Jim Keenan, SJ

Dissertation Title:
Green Bioethics: Environmental Implications for the Medical Industry

Expected Date of Graduation:

Prior Education Background:
2012- current PhD in Theology, concentration in theological ethics, Boston College. 2012 Master of Theology, concentration in moral theology, Boston College. 2009 Master of Divinity, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, S. Hamilton, MA. 2007 Diploma, Vineyard Institute of Ministry, Ft. Collins, CO. 2004 B.A. English Lit., minor philosophy, Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO.

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Recent Publications:
“The Augustinian Legacy of the Procreative Marriage: Contemporary Implications and Alternatives,” Journal of Feminist Theology, forthcoming. “Disrupting the Meaning of Marriage? Childfree, Infertile and Gay Unions in Evangelical and Catholic Theologies of Marriage,” Theology and Sexuality, forthcoming. “ ‘Green’ Reproduction, Resource Conservation, and Ecological Responsibility,” Worldviews: Global Religions, Culture, and Ecology, forthcoming late 2014/ early 2015. “Voluntary Sterilization for Childfree Women: Understanding Patient Profiles, Evaluating Accessibility, Examining Legislation,” The Hastings Center Report, 43 no. 6 (2013): 36-44. “The Scandal of the Evangelical [Female] Mind,” The Chronicle of Higher Education, 59 no. 39 (2013): A37-A38. “Building a Framework for Green Bioethics: Integrating Ecology into the Medical Industry,” Health Care Ethics USA, 21, no. 4 (2013): 7-21. “Applying Catholic Responsibility to In-Vitro Fertilization: Obligations to the Spouse, the Body, and the Common Good,” Christian Bioethics, 18 no. 3 (2012): 271-286. “A Christian Understanding of In-Vitro Fertilization,” Ministry International Journal for Pastors 8 no. 7 (2012): 14-17. “Navigating the Turbulent Waters of Adjunct Teaching,” Women in Higher Education 20 no. 9 (2011): 20-21. “The Racial and Economic Theories of James Cone and Martin Luther King, Jr., Illuminated by the Sermon on the Mount,” Black Theology: An International Journal, 8 no. 1 (2010): 86-106. “An Argument Against the Use of the Word ‘Homosexual’ in English Versions of the Bible,” The Heythrop Journal, 51 no. 5 (2010): 723-729.

Professional Activities and Affiliations:
Student Director, New England Maritime American Academy of Religion [AAR], 2013-2015. Steering Committee Member, Evangelical Theological Society [ETS] Northeast Region, 2013-2016. Special Topics Forum Subcommittee for the Student Lounge Roundtable, American Academy of Religion [AAR] National Meeting Graduate Student Committee, 2014. Peer Journal Article Reviewer, Forum for Social Economics, 2014. Gender/ Sexuality Conference Abstract Reviewer for the New England Maritimes Regional Meeting of the American Academy of Religion [NEMAAR], 2014. American Academy of Religion [AAR] Society of Christian Ethics [SCE] Evangelical Theological Society [ETS] College Theology Society [CTS] Northeastern Political Science Association [NPSA] Association for Social Economics [ASE]

Research Interests:

  • Social ethics
  • Sexual ethics
  • Medical ethics
  • Feminist ethics
  • Gender
  • Environmental ethics

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