Allison Covey

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Contact Information
Office Address: 
226 Cohen
Phone: 
215-898-7453

Allison’s core research places ethology, evolutionary biology, and paleoanthropology in conversation with Christian theology to explore the relationships between humans, animals, and the environment. She has additional research interests in religious identity, the religious/secular boundary, religion and law, and pop culture studies.

Education: 

Ph.D., University of Toronto
M.A., University of St. Thomas, Houston
B.A., Texas A&M University

Research and Teaching Interests: 

Animals and Ecology
Religious Identity and the Law
Contemporary Christian Ethics
Theological Anthropology (esp. in Catholicism, Eastern Orthodoxy)
Religion and Popular Culture

Work in Progress: 

“Ethical Veganism as Protected Identity: Constructing a Creed under Human Rights Law “ in Thinking Veganism in Literature and Culture: Towards a Vegan Theory (Palgrave, 2018)