Alice Keefe


Professor of Religious Studies

University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point


Alice Keefe is a scholar of feminist studies in religion with longstanding interest in Buddhist Christian Studies.  She currently serves as President of the Society and also served as book review editor of BCS from 2000 to 2010.   She is the author of Women's Body as Social Body in Hosea (Continuum Press, 2001) along with several other articles on the prophet Hosea and female imagery in the Hebrew Bible.    In the area of Buddhist Christian Studies, she is the author of "Visions of Interconnectedness in Engaged Buddhism and Feminist Theology" (Buddhist-Christian Studies 17: 61-76) and "Men Are Not Our Enemies: 'Us' And 'Them' in Thich Nhat Hanh's Engaged Buddhism and Feminist Spirituality"  (Proceedings of the Wisconsin Institute for the Study of War and Peace, 1997).