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Associate Professor of Religion
Contact Info

Office: Cleveland Hall 207

Phone: 540-568-4846, ask for Dr. Gravett


Ph.D., University of Virginia
M.A., University of Virginia
B.A., Colgate University


Race and Religion
Religion and Film
Religion and Disability
Religion and Popular Culture
Religions of the World
Exploring Religion

Selected Publications:

"Re-Visiting Site Visits through the Lens of Disability Studies," Wabash Center Journal on Teaching 2, no. 1 (2021).

"Inviting Vulnerability into the Religious Studies Classroom," in Pedagogy of Vulnerability (2020).

"The Song of Songs and Two Biblical Retellings," in The Cambridge Companion to the Bible and Literature (2020).

"The Risk of Retelling: Gomer-bat-Diblaim, Biblical Retrieval, and the Male Gaze in The Prophet’s Wife," Biblical Interpretation 27 (2019).

"Lost in the Great Divide: Motivation in Religious Studies Classrooms," Teaching Theology and Religion 21 (2018).

"Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Religious Studies," Journal of the American Academy of Religion 84, no. 3 (2016).

"'Who Am I?': The Biblical Moses as an Analogy for Teaching," Teaching Theology and Religion 18, no. 2 (April 2015).

"Biblical Responses: Past and Present Retellings of the Enigmatic Mrs. Job," Biblical Interpretation: A Journal of Contemporary Approaches 20, no. 1 (May 2012).

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