Nancy K. Frankenberry

Academic Appointments

John Phillips Professor in Religion, Emeritus

A specialist in philosophy of religion, Nancy Frankenberry received her Ph.D with distinction from the Graduate Theological Union in conjunction with the University of California-Berkeley with a dissertation on Whitehead, under the direction of Bernard M. Loomer. She is a recipient of the Dartmouth Award for Distinguished Creative or Scholarly Achievement, and of a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship. She has served as Chair of the Department of Religion as well as Co-Chair of the Women’s and Gender Studies Program at Dartmouth. Frankenberry is the author or editor/co-editor of five books, Religion and Radical Empiricism (1987), Interpreting Neville (1999), Language, Truth, and Religious Belief (1999), Radical Interpretation in Religion (2002), and The Faith of Scientists: In Their Own Words (2008), and has published or in press over sixty journal articles, book chapters, and critical reviews. She is currently working on a book about American pragmatism and religious belief, and planning another on great issues in science and religion. For the 2015-16 academic year she will be a Senior Fellow at the Martin Marty Center for the Advanced Study of Religion at the University of Chicago.

Curriculum Vitae
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Department: 
Religion
Education: 
Ph.D. Graduate Theological Union/University of California-Berkeley, 1997

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