Keri Day

Brite Divinity School educates women and men to lead in the ministry of Christ’s church, the academy and public life as witnesses to God’s reconciling and transforming love and justice.

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Ph.D., Vanderbilt University, Nashville, 2009
M.A., Yale University, 2004
B.S., Tennessee State University, Nashville, 2002


  • Christian Ethics and Political Economy
  • Introduction to Contemporary Theological Ethics
  • Modern Christian Political Thought
  • African American Political Theologies
  • Global Theologies Among Women of Color
  • Womanist Theologies and Ethics
  • Introduction to Black Church Traditions and Culture


  • Unfinished Business: Black Women, the Black Church and the Struggle to Thrive in America Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 2012). Reviewed by Choice Magazine; Black Theology: An International Journal; Theology Today Journal and The Journal for the Society of Christian Ethics; Book discussed on KERA/NPR Program “Think” with Kris Boyd; Nominated for the Wheatley Book Awards
  • Religious Resistance to Neoliberalism: Womanist and Black Feminist Perspectives (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015).
  • Re-thinking the Womanist Imagination: Re-engaging Christian Theology and Critical Theory (Work-in-Progress)
  • From Shriek to Song: Race, Religion, and the New Black South (Work in progress)
  • (Please request CV for an extended list of published essays, articles, book reviews, and presentations)

Professional Affiliations

Society of Christian Ethics
The American Academy of Religion