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Alyssa Lehr Evans

PhD Candidate | History of Christianity (Reformation)

Alyssa Lehr Evans
History & Ecumenics
alyssa.evans@ptsem.edu

Profile
Alyssa Lehr Evans is a PhD candidate in history at Princeton Theological Seminary. Before beginning her doctoral studies, she earned an MA in historical theology from Wheaton College Graduate School. From 2015-2017, Evans studied at Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, first as a Fulbright scholar and then as a DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst) recipient. During her time in Göttingen, she served as the research assistant for the Karlstadt-Edition team, 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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