Loyola University Chicago

Department of Theology

Faculty & Staff Directory

Lauren O'Connell, PhD

Title/s:  Lecturer and
Undergraduate Program Director

Office #:  Crown Center 328

Phone: 773.508.2370

Email: loconnell1@luc.edu

CV Link: Lauren_O'Connell_CV


Dr. O'Connell is a Lecturer in the Theology Department as well as the Undergraduate Programs Director. She spends most of her time teaching and advising but also co-chairs the Teaching the Bible with Popular Culture section for the Midwest Regional Meeting for Biblical Studies and organizes the accompanying Student Religious Studies Conference.



PhD New Testament & Early Christianity Loyola University Chicago

MA Religion University of Chicago

BA Journalism University of Wisconsin-Madison

Program Areas

New Testament and Early Christianity


Research Interests

Theological Pedagogy, The Bible and Popular Culture