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Ann W. Duncan

Assistant Professor of Religion

Fall 2012: on leave, Spring 2012: VM 114


Ph.D., University of Virginia, 2010

M.A., University of Virginia, 2005

A.B., Duke University, 2000

Areas of Scholarly Expertise and Interest

American Religious History

Religion and Social Reform

Motherhood and American Christianity

Religion and Politics

New Religious Movements 

Recent Publications/Presentations/Performances

From the Mother of God to the Mommy Wars: Motherhood and American Christianity (book manuscript)

Church and States Issues in America Today, 3 vols., Ann W. Duncan and Steven L. Jones, eds. (Westport, CT: Praeger, 2008).

The Mommy Wars, Mormonism and the 'Choices' of American Motherhood, American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA (November 2011).

Summer Camp and New Paradigms of Sacred Space in New Religious Movements, American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA (November 2011).

Cherishing the Divine Within: Faith and Social Justice in Baltimore, MD, American Studies Association Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD (October 2011).

Awards/Significant Accomplishments

Steering Committee, Baltimore College Peace Network

Coordinator, Windows and Mirrors Exhibit, Goucher College, February 2012.

Crosby Course Development Grant, Goucher College, Baltimore, MD, Summers 2010 and 2011

Andrew W. Mellon Summer Sustainability Workshop, Goucher College, Baltimore, MD, May 23-27, 2011.

Summer Research Fellowship, Aitchinson Faculty Development Fund, Goucher College, Baltimore, MD, Summer 2010.

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