Celia Deane-Drummond



BA, MA Natural Sciences (Cambridge), PhD Plant Physiology (Reading), BA Theology (Durham), PhD Systematic Theology (Manchester)

Professor Celia Deane-Drummond is currently Professor in Theology at the University of Notre Dame, IN, USA. In 2015 she was appointed Director of the Center for Theology, Science and Human Flourishing at Notre Dame.

She holds two honors degrees in natural science and theology and two doctorates, one in plant physiology and one in systematic theology. Her research interests are in the engagement of systematic and moral theology and the biological sciences, including specifically ecology, evolution, genetics, animal behavior, psychology and evolutionary anthropology.

She is joint editor of the international journal Philosophy, Theology and the Sciences. She has been Chair of the European Forum for the Study of Religion and Environment since 2011 and is honorary visiting Professor in Theology and Science at the University of Durham. She has published over two hundred scholarly theology and scientific articles or book chapters and twenty five books as editor or author. 

A selection of her more recent books include Wonder and Wisdom: Conversations in Science, Spirituality and Theology (2006); Ecotheology (2008), Christ and Evolution (2009), Creaturely Theology ed. with David Clough (2009) Religion and Ecology in the Public Sphere, ed. with Heinrich Bedford-Strohm (2011), Animals as Religious Subjects, ed. with Rebecca Artinian Kaiser and David Clough (,2013), The Wisdom of the Liminal: Human Nature, Evolution and Other Animals (2014), Re-Imaging the Divine Image (2014), Technofutures, Nature and the Sacred, ed. with Sigurd Bergmann and Bronislaw Szerszynski (2015), Ecology in Jürgen Moltmann’s Theology, 2nd edition, (2016), Religion in the Anthropocene, edited with Sigurd Bergmann and Markus Vogt (2017).