Emma Welch

Degree Program: MA

Graduation Year: 2022

Advisor: Russell T. McCutcheon


Emma Welch, originally from Toney, AL, completed the M.A. in Religion in Culture at the University of Alabama in May 2022 after graduating in May of 2020 with a B.A. in Religion from Samford University. Her interests include religion’s relationship to violence as well as how the theologies of marginalized groups are shaped by their situation.  She was a runner-up for Theta Alpha Kappa’s 2020 Clark Award (for best undergraduate essay). After graduation she obtained a position as a Library Assistant at Fisk University in Nashville TN. Visit her website.