I am an Assistant Professor of Theology and Religious Studies at St. Norbert College in De Pere, WI. I teach courses on world religions, world scriptures, interfaith dialogue, and religious diversity. Most of my research and scholarship explores the Qur’an’s engagement with Jewish and Christian traditions.


Ph.D. in Theology (World Religions & World Church) from the University of Notre Dame (2019)

M.A. in Middle Eastern Studies from the University of Chicago (2013)

B.A. in History from the University of Wisconsin – Madison (2010)

Blog Posts


    “Saul, David, and Solomon,” in Biblical Traditions in the Qur’an, edited by Marianna Klar and Nicolai Sinai. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

    Monograph on the Qur’an’s conception of prophethood

    Upcoming Talks and Conferences

    Sept 5th, 2022: “Penitent Prophets: Admonition and Consolation of the Qur’anic Messenger in Q Ṣād 38.” International Qur’anic Studies Annual Meeting. Palermo, Sicily.


    International Qur’anic Studies Association (IQSA)

    Society of Biblical Literature (SBL)

    College Theology Society (CTS)

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