RACHEL M. COLEMAN
Assistant Professor of Theology, Assumption University, Worcester, MA
Rachel M. Coleman is Assistant Professor of Theology at Assumption University in Worcester, MA. Her areas of specialization are metaphysics (ancient to modern), the philosophy of nature, and philosophical anthropology. She received a PhD in Theology in 2019 from the John Paul II Institute at the Catholic University of America, where she wrote a dissertation entitled Matter as an Image of the Good: Ferdinand Ulrich’s Metaphysics of Creation. Her dissertation board included David C. Schindler (director), Antonio López, and Michael Hanby, of the Institute, in addition to William Desmond (Leuven & Villanova). Professor Coleman has held fellowships from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), Seymour Institute, Cultura Initiative, John Paul II Institute, and DeSales University. Her work has been published in Communio, First Things, and Humanum, and she has presented papers on continental metaphysics across North America and Europe.