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Scott Howland

Doctoral Student, University of Dayton

Scott Howland is a doctoral student at the University of Dayton in the Department of Religious Studies. Scott earned his BA in Psychology from Holy Cross College in South Bend, IN, and his MA in Theological Studies from the University of Dayton. His work focuses on the history of American Christianity’s engagement with the issue of climate change over the course of the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. His work takes an interdisciplinary approach, drawing heavily from the fields of dialectical materialism, psychoanalysis, and the study of radical emancipatory politics. Scott currently lives in Dayton, Ohio, with his wife, Kassie, and their two children.

Recent Publications

“Dorothy Day, Dostoevsky, and the Problem of Human Freedom: A Marxist-Psychoanalytic Perspective on the Role of the ‘God-Man.’” Notre Dame Church-Life Journal (Forthcoming).

Ontological Ecology: The Created World in Early Christian Monastic Spirituality. Master’s Thesis, University of Dayton, 2017.