Professor of Church History Joins Faculty

Christine Luckritz Marquis joined the Union Presbyterian Seminary, Richmond faculty this past summer as assistant professor of church history.

Having received her Ph.D. in Early Christianity from Duke University, Luckritz Marquis's fields of preliminary examination include early Christianity, Islam, and art history. Her dissertation was entitled "Haunted Paradise: Remembering and Forgetting Among Ascetics of the Egyptian Desert." Luckritz Marquis has several years of experience in field archaeology with the Yale Monastic Archaeological Project in the Egyptian desert at Wadi al-Natrun. She previously taught at LeHigh University, Moravian Theological Seminary, and Duke University.

A recipient of numerous grants and awards, Lukritz Marquis has received many honors, including the Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fellowship; Julian Price Graduate Fellowship in Humanities/History; Summer Research Fellowship, Duke University; and the Dissertation Research Traval Award, Duke University.