Loyola University Chicago

Department of Theology

Faculty & Staff Directory

Lauren O'Connell, PhD

Title/s:  Lecturer
Undergraduate Program Director

Office #:  Crown Center 328

Phone: 773.508.2370


CV Link: Lauren_O'Connell_CV


Dr. O'Connell is a Lecturer and the Undergraduate Programs Director of the Theology Department. She specializes in New Testament and Early Christianity and enjoys teaching with popular culture whenever possible.


Ph.D., Loyola University Chicago

M.A., University of Chicago

Program Areas

New Testament and Early Christianity

Research Interests

Biblical Pneumatology, Gospel of John & Johannine Epistles, Theology and Popular Culture, Theological Pedagogy