Melanie Webb entered the doctoral program in Systematic Theology in 2009. Her dissertation focuses on Augustine's representation of the rape of Lucretia in City of God I,19 and explores issues related to virtue, trauma, gender, human identity, and soteriology. She received her Th.M. from Princeton Theological Seminary and her M.Div. from Reformed Theological Seminary (Orlando campus). She is a member of the American Academy of Religion, the North American Patristics Society, and the International Society for Religion, Literature and Culture. In addition to her seminary teaching experience, she also co-teaches accredited college courses through the Prison Teaching Initiative at Princeton University.