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Ryan Juskus,

Ryan Juskus

I am a PhD candidate in the Christian Theological Studies track of the Graduate Program in Religion. My research engages theological ethics, religious studies, and political ecology in the modern Americas. The axis around which my research turns is the contention that how people relate to land is fundamentally tied up with how they relate to one another and to God.

More specifically, I am interested in a series of questions:

  • How do people theologically conceptualize and politicize their relation to "nature"?
  • How does "nature" become available as an extractable resource?
  • How should we rethink politics when human life is embedded in and dependent upon associations that are more than merely human?
  • How can the disciplines of theology and political ecology challenge and repair one another?

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Teaching (Fall 2019):

    Friedl Bdg 126, WF 03:05 PM-04:20 PM
    (also cross-listed as ENERGY 390S.02, RELIGION 290S.01)

Recent Publications

  1. Juskus, R, Extracting Faith, Cultivating Faith: Andean Lessons on Decolonizing Christian Environmentalism, in Rooted and Grounded Essays on Land and Christian Discipleship, edited by Harker, RD; Bertsche Johnson, J (January, 2016), pp. 192-207, Wipf and Stock Publishers, ISBN 1498235549

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