Eleanor Craig

Eleanor Craig

Administrative and Program Director
Eleanor Craig

ELEANOR CRAIG holds a doctoral degree in Religion and Society from Harvard Divinity School, with a secondary field completed under Harvard's Committee on Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality. In addition to teaching the theories and methods class "Power, Knowledge, Identity," Eleanor directs EMR's programs, advises secondary field students, and supervises the the activities of the working groups.

Dr. Craig is working on a book project entitled Fated Falls: Racial Religious Imaginaries in the Study of Trauma and is part of the inaugural cohort of Emerging Scholars in Political Theology.

Eleanor gives seminars on critical pedagogies and classroom power dynamics with the Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning. Outside of Harvard, Eleanor is a core member of Boston's Asian American Resource Workshop and a political education trainer with the Sticky Rice Project.

Teaching - EMR 133/WGS 1204: Power, Knowledge, Identity: Critical Approaches to Race and Ethnicity 


Contributing co-editor with An Yountae of Beyond Man: Race, Coloniality, and Philosophy of Religion (Duke University Press, forthcoming). Chapter: "We Have Never Been Human/e: The Laws of Burgos and the Philosophy of Coloniality in the Americas."

Contributing co-editor with Amy Hollywood and Kris Trujillo of "Practices of Devotion" special issue in Representations 153 (Winter 2020). Article: "The Ambiguity of Devotion: Complicity and Resistance in Theresa Hak Kyung Cha's DICTEE."

Contact Information

2 Arrow Street, Room 431
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-4048.
Office Hours: Tuesdays 12:30-2pm and by appointment. Please email for Zoom info.