Celia Deane-Drummond

Center Director

Celia Deane-Drummond


Ph.D., Theology, Manchester Victoria University
B.A., Theology, Trinity College, Bristol
Ph.D., Plant Physiology, Reading University
B.A., M.A., Natural Sciences, Cambridge University


As the inaugural director, Celia Deane-Drummond provides the strategic vision for the Center, implementing this vision through research grants, project activities, and events. She is Professor of Theology with a concurrent appointment and teaching responsibilities in the College of Science at Notre Dame. Trained as both a scientist and a theologian, Celia is uniquely positioned to carry out the objectives of the Center's research agenda focused on the dialogue between theology and the sciences. She is the author of numerous books, edited collections, chapters, and articles, including The Wisdom of the Liminal: Evolution and Other Animals in Human Becoming (T&T Clark/Bloomsbury 2014); Christ and Evolution: Wonder and Wisdom (SCM Press 2009); Genetics and Christian Ethics (Cambridge University Press 2006); and The Ethics of Nature (Blackwells 2004). For her full CV, click here.


On sabbatical. Contact via email only.

Selected Publications


Being Human in the Age of Humans Developing Virtues in the Practice of Science Evolution of Wisdom Human Distinctiveness Humility, Wisdom, and Grace in Deep Time

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