The Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies

Matthew McKinnon, Ph.D.

Matthew McKinnon, Ph.D.

Department: Religious Studies
Office: Peoria, Illinois


Curriculum Vitae


Ph.D., Marquette University, 2005
Religious Studies

M.A.R., Yale Divinity School, 1997
History of Christian Thought

B.A., The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 1994
Religious Studies & Political Science

Area of Specialization:

Modern and Postmodern Theology, Philosophy of Religion, Religion and Contemporary Culture, Religion and Politics, Theological and Philosophical Anthropology, Contemporary Spirituality

Academic Experience:

Lecturer, Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies program, 2011–Present
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Visiting Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, 2006–2011
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Lecturer in Religious Studies, 2004–2006
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Teaching Assistant, 1998–2001
Marquette University

Research Assistant, 1998–1999
Marquette University

Major Publications:

In Story and Spirit: A Narrative Approach to Theological Anthropology
Saarbrücken, Germany: VDM Verlag Dr. Müller, 2008

Awards and Honors:

Dissertation Fellowship
Marquette University, 2002-2003

Teaching Fellowship
Marquette University, 2001

Tuition Scholarship
Marquette University, 1998-2001

Dean's Recognition Award
Yale Divinity School, 1996-1997

BLS Program Notes

Summer 2014 Class Dates
BLS Session 1 (POT 7)
• 12 May: Session Begins
• 13 May: Add/Drop Ends
• 30 May: W Deadline
• 20 Jun: Session Ends
BLS Session 2 (POT 8)
• 23 Jun: Session Begins
• 24 Jun: Add/Drop Ends
• 15 Jul: W Deadline
• 05 Aug: Session Ends
1st Summer Session (POT 2)
• 15 May: Session Begins
• 16 May: Add/Drop Ends
• 02 Jun: W Deadline
• 18 Jun: Session Ends
2nd Summer Session (POT 3)
• 19 Jun: Session Begins
• 20 Jun: Add/Drop Ends
• 10 Jul: W Deadline
• 25 Jul: Session Ends

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Julia Guyton °
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Jimalie Watkins °

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