Mercyhurst University

Verna Ehret, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Preston 204

(814) 824-2532

Her primary fields of study are philosophical and constructive theology. Her most recent publications include “Narrating Home” in Resisting the Place of Belonging: Uncanny Homecomings in Religion, Narrative, and the Arts (Ashgate, 2013), and “Doubt, Courage, and the Transformation of Redemption within Globalization: Combating Entrenchment” through the North American Paul Tillich Society (vol. 38:2, 2012).

Dr.Verna Marina Ehret is an assistant professor of Religious Studies at Mercyhurst University. She holds a Ph.D. in Modern Religious Thought from the University of Iowa, an M.A.R. in Philosophy of Religion from Yale Divinity School, and a B.A. in Philosophy from Hamline University. Dr. Ehret also currently serves as the Director of Mercyhurst’s Prestigious Awards Program and as Regional Coordinator for the Eastern International Region of the American Academy of Religion.