Alyssa Lehr Evans
History & Ecumenics
Alyssa Lehr Evans is a PhD Candidate at Princeton Theological Seminary. Before beginning her doctoral studies, she earned an MA from Wheaton College Graduate School. In 2015-2016, Evans was a Fulbright Scholar at Georg-August-Universität Göttingen (Germany) and is continuing her research in 2016-2017 as a DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst) Recipient. She currently serves as the Research Assistant for the Karlstadt-Edition team in Göttingen, which is working to create the first critical edition of Andreas Bodenstein von Karlstadt’s letters and writings. Her dissertation focuses on Karlstadt’s writings from 1517-1519 and understanding his role in the first years of the reform movement in Wittenberg. Other research interests include the history of biblical interpretation, the Radical Reformations, and women and gender in early modern Europe.
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