Caroline T. Schroeder
Religious Studies
University of the Pacific
3601 Pacific Avenue
Stockton, CA 95211
Education
Duke University, Ph.D. in Religion, 2002
Dissertation:  “Disciplining the Monastic Body:  Asceticism, Ideology, and Gender in the Egyptian Monastery of Shenoute of Atripe”
Major area:  Early Christian History
Minor areas:  New Testament, Women’s Studies
Graduate Certificates in Women's Studies & Medieval Studies
Duke University, M.A. in Religion, 1998
Graduate Theological Union, Coursework, 1994-1995
Biblical studies, Greek, & Latin
Brown University, A.B. in Religious Studies, 1993
Magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, and degree with honors
Professional History
University of the Pacific
Professor, Religious Studies, 2016-present
Director of the Humanities Center, 2012-2014
Associate Professor, Department of Religious and Classical Studies, 2010-present
Assistant Professor, Department of Religious and Classical Studies, 2007-2010
Stanford University, Fellow and Lecturer, 2004-2007
Introduction to the Humanities Program & the Department of Religious Studies
Course coordinator for team-taught courses, 2004-2006
Ithaca College & Cornell University, Woodrow Wilson Postdoctoral Fellow, 2002-2004
Associate Fellow, Cornell University Society for the Humanities
Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of History, Ithaca College
Elon University, Instructor, Religious Studies, 2001-2002
Duke University, 1996-2000 (while graduate student)
Trinity College, Instructor, 1999-2000
Church History:  Studies in Christianity and Culture, Editorial Assistant, 1997-2000
Divinity School, Preceptor/Teaching Assistant 1996
Publications
Book

Monastic Bodies:  Discipline and Salvation in Shenoute of Atripe, University of Pennsylvania Press, Divinations Series, 2007

Edited Volumes (peer-reviewed)

Melania:  Early Christianity through the Life of One Family, co-edited with Catherine M. Chin. Christianity in Late Antiquity 2. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2016.

Digital Humanities in Ancient Jewish, Christian and Arabic Traditions Journal of Religion, Media, and Digital Culture Special Issue. Co-edited with Claire Clivaz, David Hamidović, Mladen Popović, and Joseph Verheyden. 10.2 (2016).

Book in Progress

Children and Family in Late Antique Egyptian Monasticism (under contract, Cambridge University Press)

Articles in Peer-Reviewed Journals and Peer-Reviewed Collected Volumes

“The Perfect Monk: Ideals of Masculinity in the Monastery of Shenoute,” Copts in Context, edited by Nelly van Doorn (at press, University of South Carolina Press)

"Applying the Canonical Text Services Model to the Coptic SCRIPTORIUM," Data Science Journal 15, p.13. DOI: http://doi.org/10.5334/dsj-2016-013. Co-authored with Bridget Almas (Tufts University, Perseus Digital Library).

"Exemplary Women" in Melania: Early Christianity through the Life of One Family, ed. Schroeder and Catherine M. Chin. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2016.

“The Digital Humanities as Cultural Capital: Implications for Biblical and Religious Studies,” Journal of Religion, Media, and Digital Culture 5 (2016).

"Raiders of the Lost Corpus," co-authored with Amir Zeldes, Digital Humanities Quarterly 10.2 (2016).

“Computational Methods for Coptic: Developing and Using Part-of-Speech Tagging for Digital Scholarship in the Humanities,” co-authored with Amir Zeldes, Digital Studies in the Humanities 30, suppl. 1 (2015): i164-i176

“An Early Monastic Rule Fragment from the Monastery of Shenoute,” Le Muséon 127 (2014): 19-39

“Women in Anchoritic and Semi-anchoritic Monasticism in Egypt: Rethinking the Landscape,” Church History: Studies in Christianity and Culture 83 (2014): 1-17 (awarded the Jane Dempsey Douglass Prize by the American Society of Church History, 2015)

"Child Sacrifice in Egyptian Monastic Culture:  from Familial Renunciation to Jephthah's Lost Daughter," Journal of Early Christian Studies 20 (2012): 269-302

“Children in Early Egyptian Monasticism,” in Children in Late Ancient Christianity, eds. Cornelia Horn and Robert Phenix (Tubingen:  Mohr Siebeck, 2010), 317-38

“Queer Eye for the Ascetic Guy?  Homoeroticism, Children, and the Making of Monks in Late Antique Egypt,” Journal of the American Academy of Religion  77 (2009): 333-47

"Prophecy and Porneia in Shenoute's Letters:  The Rhetoric of Sexuality in a Late Antique Egyptian Monastery," Journal of Near Eastern Studies 65 (2006): 81-97

"The Erotic Asceticism of the Passion of Andrew:  the Apocryphal Acts of Andrew, the Greek Novel, and Platonic Philosophy," The Feminist Companion to New Testament Apocrypha, ed. Amy-Jill Levine with Maria Mayo Robbins, Feminist Companion to the New Testament and Early Christian Writings Series (Sheffield, UK:  T & T Clark, 2006)
“Shenoute of Atripe on the Resurrection,” ARC 33 (2005): 123–37

“'A Suitable Abode for Christ':  The Church Building as Symbol of Ascetic Renunciation in Early Monasticism,” Church History 73 (2004): 472-521

“Ancient Egyptian Religion on the Silver Screen:  Modern Anxieties about Race, Ethnicity, and Religion,” Journal of Religion and Film, 7:2 (2003)

“Purity and Pollution in the Asceticism of Shenute of Atripe,” in vol. 35 of Studia Patristica, eds. M. F. Wiles and E. J. Yarnold (Leuven:  Peeters, 2001), 142-47

“Embracing the Erotic in the Passion of Andrew:  the Apocryphal Acts of Andrew, the Greek Novel, and Platonic Philosophy” in The Apocryphal Acts of Andrew, ed. Jan N. Bremmer (Leuven:  Peeters, 2000) 110-26

“Francia as Christendom:  The Merovingian Vita Domnae Balthildis,” Medieval Encounters 4 (1998): 265-284

Other Articles

"Gender and Authenticity in the Debates about Gospel of Jesus's Wife Fragment" in Tony Burke, ed., Fakes, Forgeries, and Fictions: Writing Ancient and Modern Christian Apocrypha.Proceedings from the 2015 York University Christian Apocrypha Symposium. Eugene, OR: Cascade, 2017. At press.

"Dead Heretics amongst the Living Saints: The Discovery of the Papyri from Turah at Dayr al-Qusayr (Dayr Arsaniyus) and Its Legacy" (in production for volume on Egyptian monasticism in the Delta region, ed. Hany Takla and Gawdat Gabra)

"Shenoute in Code: Digitizing Coptic Cultural Heritage for Collaborative Online Research and Study," Coptica 14 (2015):21-36.

"Monastic Family Values:  The Healing of Children in Late Antique Egypt," Coptica 10 (2011)

"Creating Interfaith & Social Justice Co-Curricular Programs," (co-authored) by Donna McNiel, Caroline T. Schroeder, and Joanna Royce-Davis in Miriam Rosalyn Diamond, Fostering Religious Literacy across Campus (Stillwater, Okl.:  New Forums, 2011), 78-88

Encyclopedia Articles

"Egypt in Film," The Encyclopedia of the Bible and its Reception

“Acts of Andrew,” Encyclopedia of Ancient History, edited by Roger Bagnall, Kai Brodersen, Craige Champion, Andrew Erskine, and Sabine Huebner (Oxford:  Wiley Blackwell)

“Apopthegmata Patrum,” Encyclopedia of Ancient History, edited by Roger Bagnall, Kai Brodersen, Craige Champion, Andrew Erskine, and Sabine Huebner (Oxford:  Wiley Blackwell)

“Pachomius,” Encyclopedia of Ancient History, edited by Roger Bagnall, Kai Brodersen, Craige Champion, Andrew Erskine, and Sabine Huebner (Oxford:  Wiley Blackwell)

"Antony the Great," Encyclopedia of Ancient History, edited by Roger Bagnall, Kai Brodersen, Craige Champion, Andrew Erskine, and Sabine Huebner (Oxford:  Wiley Blackwell)

Textbooks

What is a Good Society?  Pacific Seminar 1 Textbook 2010.  Ed. May Mahala, Sarah Mathis, Marisela Ramos, Stacy Rilea, Susan Sample, Caroline T. Schroeder.  New York:  Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2010)

What is a Good Society?  Pacific Seminar 1 Textbook 2009.  Ed. May Mahala, Sarah Mathis, Marisela Ramos, Stacy Rilea, Susan Sample, Caroline T. Schroeder Online (http://pacific.rsmart.com, password required.)  [Cengage Press failed to produce a hardcopy book on schedule)

Reviews

Review of Ewa Wipszycka, Moines et communautés monastiques en Égypte (IVe-VIIe siècles), Journal of Juristic Papyrology Supplement 11 (Warsaw, 2009), forthcoming in the Journal of Early Christian Studies

Review of Arietta Papaconstantinou and Alice-Mary Talbot, ed., Becoming Byzantine: Children and Childhood in Byzantium, Dumbarton Oaks Byzantine Symposia and Colloquia  (Washington, D.C.:  Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, 2009) in the Bryn Mawr Classical Review, online http://bmcr.brynmawr.edu/2010/2010-05-49.html (last accessed 6/28/2010)

Review of Stephen Davis, Coptic Christology in Practice:  Incarnation and Divine Participation in Late Antique and Medieval Egypt (Oxford:  Oxford University Press, 2008) in Church History:  Studies in Christianity and Culture 78 (2009):  884-86

Review of William Lyster, The Cave Church of Paul the Hermit at the Monastery of St. Paul, Egypt (New Haven:  Yale University Press; the American Research Center in Egypt, 2008) in the Catholic Historical Review 95 (2009): 776-78

Review of Nicola Denzey, The Bone Gatherers:  The Lost Worlds of Early Christian Women (Boston:  Beacon Press, 2007) in the Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2008.09.04, online http://bmcr.brynmawr.edu/2008/2008-09-04.html (last accessed 6/28/2010)

Review of James E. Goehring and Janet A. Timbie, eds., The World of Early Egyptian Christianity:  Language, Literature, and Social Context, Catholic University of America Studies in Early Christianity (Washington, D.C.:  The Catholic University of America Press, 2007) in the Catholic Historical Review 94 (2008):  767-68

Review of Andrew T. Crislip, From Monastery to Hospital:  Christian Monasticism and the Transformation of Healthcare in Late Antiquity (Ann Arbor:  University of Michigan Press, 2005) in Journal of Early Christian Studies 15 (2007): 122-24

Review of Aideen M. Hartney, Gruesome Deaths and Celibate Lives:  Christian Martyrs and Ascetics, Greece and Rome Live (Exeter:  Bristol Phoenix Press, 2005) in Church History:  Studies in Christianity and Culture 75 (2006): 886-7

“Conference Report on Cosmopolitan Alexandria:  A Symposium, Cornell University, October 20-21, 2002,” Edebiyat:  the Journal of Middle Eastern Literatures 13 (2003): 269-272

Review of Stephen J. Davis, The Cult of St Thecla:  A Tradition of Women’s Piety in Late Antiquity (Oxford:  Oxford University Press, 2001) in Journal of Ecclesiastical History 54 (2003) 325-26

Review of Francois Bovon et al., The Apocryphal Acts of the Apostles (Cambridge, Mass.:  Harvard University Press, 1999) in Review of Biblical Literature, online reviews, 2002

Review of Joan M. Peterson, ed. and trans., Handmaids of the Lord:  Holy Women in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages (Kalamazoo:  Cistercian Publications, 1996) in Church History:  Studies in Christianity and Culture 68 (1999) 140-41

Digital Projects

Coptic SCRIPTORIUM (Sahidic Corpus Research: Internet Platform for Interdisciplinary Multilayer Methods

An open-source, open-access, online platform for historical and linguistic research in Coptic,  http://www.copticscriptorium.org

Website of digital scholarship in early Christian Monasticism:  www.earlymonasticism.org

Fellowships, Honors, and Grants
International Fellowships and Grants

NEH-DFG (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft) bilateral grant: KELLIA (Koptische/Coptic Electronic Language and Literature International Alliance), 2015-18 ($192,500 + 122,610€, US principal investigator)

German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) for Digital Humanities: KOMeT (Korpuslinguistische Methoden für eHumanities mit TEI),  2014-15 (participant and project mentor)

Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship for Advanced Researchers, 2011-12

National Fellowships and Grants

NEH Office of Digital Humanities Start Up Grant for Coptic SCRIPTORIUM, 2014-15 ($60,000, principal investigaor)

NEH Division of Preservation and Access Foundations Grant for Coptic SCRIPTORIUM, 2014-15 ($40,000, principal investigator)

NEH Summer Stipend, 2011 ($6000)

Graves Award in the Humanities, 2010-2011 ($8800)

American Academy of Religion, Individual Research Grant, 2008-2009 ($4829.13)

Fellow, Introduction to the Humanities Program, Stanford University (research support funded by the Mellon Foundation), 2004-2007

Research Visitor, the Center for the Study of Early Christianity, The Catholic University of America, March 2006

Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship, UCLA, 2004 (declined)

Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship, Duke University, 2004 (declined)

Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities, 2002-2004

Charlotte W. Newcombe Dissertation Fellowship, 2000-2001

National Honors and Awards

Jane Dempsey Douglass Prize, American Society of Church History, 2015

Visiting Scholar, Brown University Department of Religious Studies, Sept 29-Oct 3, 2014

NEH Digital Humanities Institute for Advanced Topics, "Data Curation for the Digital Humanities," University of Maryland, October 2013, participant

NEH Digital Humanities Institute for Advanced Topics, "Working with Text in a Digital Age," Tufts University (Perseus Online Library), Summer 2012 participant

United Methodist Scholar/Teacher Award, 2010

University of the Pacific

Technology in Education Committee:  Physical Computing in the Humanities ($4760)

Technology in Education Committee & Center for Teaching and Learning Grant:  Tiger Domains: Domain of One’s Own Pilot Project ($8,570 TEC + $9000 CTL)

Thomas J. Long General Education Fellowship for Teaching, 2013, 2015

Pacific Fund Grant, Fall 2012, Spring 2015

College of the Pacific Research Fund Grant, Fall 2013, Fall 2014

Eberhardt Research Fellowships, 2008, 2014

Phi Kappa Phi National Honors Society, 2013

Scholarly/Artistic Activity Grants, Fall 2012, Fall 2013

Council on Academic and Professional Development Grants, Spring 2008, Fall 2011, Fall 2012

Rupley-Church Grant for International Relations and Research, 2012

NEH Summer Stipend, Institutional Nominee for 2011 Summer Stipends

United Methodist Scholar/Teacher Nominee, 2010

Writing in the Disciplines Teaching Grant (Departmental grant; participant and minor contributor to proposal), 2007-2008

Ithaca College
Emerson Humanities Fund Grant, 2002
Office of the Provost Grants 2002, 2003, 2004
Teaching and Technology Grant, 2003
Duke University
Orval S. Wintermute Graduate Instructorship, 2000-2001 (declined)
Anne Firor Scott Research Award, History and Women’s Studies, 1999-2000
Ernestine Friedl Research Award, Anthropology and Women’s Studies, 1999-2000 (honorary)
Aleane Webb Dissertation Research Fellowship, 1999-2000
Graduate School Dissertation Travel Award (Egypt), 1999-2000
Preparing Future Faculty Fellow, 1999-2000
Women's Studies Scholars Society, 1997-2002
Graduate Fellowship, 1995-1999
Brown University
Phi Beta Kappa, 1993
Bishop McVickar Prize for Thesis in Religious Studies, 1993
Hypatia Mathematics Prize, 1989
Research Conferences and Workshops Organized

Co-organizer, Digital Coptic 2, Georgetown University, March 12-13, 2015

Planning Committee Member, Late Antiquity Made New Symposium, Duke University, April 11-13 2013, sites.duke.edu/clas/past-events/past-symposia/

Organizer and co-host, Workshop on Digital and Computational Scholarship in the Coptic Language, Humboldt University, Berlin, May 14, 2013

Presentations
Invited Lectures & Symposia

"Monks and their Children," The Ohio State University, History Department, January 15, 2016

“Gender and Authenticity in the Debates about Gospel of Jesus's Wife Fragment,” York Christian Apocrypha Symposium, York University, Toronto September 24-26, 2015

“Children in the Roman Empire: A Dickinson Latin Workshop, Dickinson College, Pennsylvania, March 7 2015

"Dead Heretics amongst the Living Saints:  The Discovery of the Papyri from Turah at Dayr al-Qusayr (Dayr Arsaniyus) and Its Legacy," St. Mark’s Foundation Symposium for Coptic Studies, Dayr Mari Mina, Egypt, February 2015

“DH Technologies for the Study of Coptic Language and Literature,” Brown University Library, Digital Lab, September 30, 2014

“Monks and Their Children: Families and Childhood in Early Monasteries,” Institute for German Language and Linguistics, Humboldt University, Berlin, May 8, 2013

"Raiders of the Lost Corpus," Institute for German Language and Linguistics, Humboldt University, Berlin, May 8, 2013

“Like Father, Like Son: Monastic Genealogies and Cultural Reproduction,” The New Patristics: Studying the Church Fathers after the Linguistic Turn, University of California, Berkeley, April 19-20

“Breaking Rules and Telling Tales: Children and Childhood in the Earliest Monasteries,” Claremont Graduate University, February 20, 2013

"Breaking Rules and Telling Tales: the Language and History of Childhood in Shenoute's Monastery," Department of Coptology, Münster University, Münster Germany, April 2012

"Monks and Their Children," Department of Egyptology, Leipzig University, Leipzig Germany, March 2012

"Monks and Their Children: Family and Childhood in Early Egyptian Monasticism," Symposium on Childhood, Oxford Center for Late Antiquity, Oxford University, March 2012

"Children and Childhood in Coptic Monasticism," Georg-August University, Göttingen Germany, February 2012

"The Lives of Children in the Earliest Christian Monasteries in Egypt," Humboldt Foundation Symposium, Hamburg Germany, November 2011

"The Perfect Monk:  Ideals of Masculinity in the Monastery of Shenoute," The Future of Coptic Studies, Wake Forest University, September 17, 2010

"Child Sacrifice in Egyptian Monasticism," Center for Late Ancient Studies, Duke University, September 16, 2010

“Children in Early Egyptian Monasticism,” The Saint Shenouda Foundation Annual Conference, University of California at Los Angeles, July 17-18 2009

“Queer Eye for the Ascetic Guy?  Homoeroticism, Children, and the Making of Monks,” Scripps College, February 13, 2008

"Children in the White Monastery and Egyptian Monasticism," Center for the Study of Early Christianity, the Catholic University of America, March 13, 2006

“The Exception or the Rule?  A Monastic Regula from Late Antique Egypt,” Late Antique Religions et Societies (LAReS) working group, University of California at Berkeley, October 30, 2005

Respondent to lecture by David Brakke, Center for Late Ancient Studies, Duke University, October 17, 2003

“Prophecy and Porneia in the Letters of Shenoute,” Living for Eternity:  The White Monastery and its Neighborhood, University of Minnesota, March 6-9, 2003

“Alexandria in the Ascetic Imagination:  Early Christian Perspectives from the Egyptian Desert,” Cosmopolitan Alexandria, Cornell University, October 20-21, 2002

Conference Papers and Presentations

Panelist: “A Wild Patience Has Taken Me this Far:  Future Avenues of Feminist Scholarship,” Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting, Atlanta, November 2015

“Preserving Coptic Cultural Heritage for the Digital Future,” Seventeenth St. Shenouda-UCLA Conference of Coptic Studies, Los Angeles, July 17-18, 2015

“Tag, You're It: Creating a Richly Annotated Coptic Digital Library,” Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting, San Diego, November 2014

“Shenoute in Code:  Building a Collaborative Online Environment for Studying Coptic Literature,” 16th UCLA-St. Shenouda Society Conference for Coptic Studies, July 18-19, 2014

“Digitizing the Dead and Dismembered:  DH Technologies for the Study of Coptic Texts,” co-authored with Amir Zeldes (Humboldt University, Berlin), DH2014, Lausanne, Switzerland, July 2014

“Tagging Shenoute,” co-authored with Amir Zeldes (Humboldt University, Berlin), North American Patristics Society Annual Meeting, Chicago, May 2014

“Multi-layered Annotation for Multi-disciplinary Research on Digitized Coptic Literature,” co-authored with Amir Zeldes (Humboldt University, Berlin), Perseus Digital Library/Tufts University “Publishing Text in a Digital Age” NEH-sponsored Colloquium, March 2014

"Searching for Scripture: Digital Tools for Detecting and Studying the Re-use of Biblical Texts in Coptic Literature," Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting, Baltimore, November 24, 2013

“Raiders of the Lost Corpus:  Digitizing Fragmented Manuscripts for Linguistic and Historical Research,” Digital Humanities Summer Institute Colloquium, Victoria, Canada, June 7-10, 2013

“Cracking the Code: A Coptic digital corpus for interdisciplinary research,”  Word, Space, Time: Digital Perspectives on the Classical World (Digital Classics Association Conference), Buffalo, April 5-6 2013

"Coptic Studies on the Digital Frontier: Creative Approaches to Manuscript Publication," Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting, November 2012

"Like Father, Like Son? Paternity, Masculinity, and Childhood in Shenoute's Monastery," International Association of Coptic Studies Meeting, Rome, September 2012

"Shenoute of Atripe on the Digital Frontier," North American Patristics Society Annual Meeting, Chicago, May 2012

"The Ties that Bind: Monks, Children, and Emotions," Oxford International Patristics Conference, Oxford University, August 2011

“How Interdisciplinarity and the Advent of Gender and Cultural Studies Have Re-invented Monastic Origins: Shenoute as Test-Case,” American Society of Church History/American Historical Association Annual Meeting, Boston, January 2011

"Ascetic Parenting Practices:  Monks and Their Children in Latin Sources," North American Patristics Conference, Chicago, May 2010

“From Triage to Trauma:  Stories of Children Healed and Harmed in Monastic Texts,” American Research Center in Egypt Annual Meeting, Oakland, April 2010

Respondent, Violence and Representations of Violence Session, Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting, November 2009

“From Triage to Trauma:  Stories of Children Healed and Harmed in Monastic Texts,” Society of Biblical Literature Annual Conference, Boston, November 2008

“Child Sacrifice in Early Egyptian Monasticism,” International Association of Coptic Studies (IACS) Congress, Cairo, September 2008.

Review of David Brakke, Demons and the Making of the Monk:  Spiritual Combat in Early Christian Studies (Cambridge, Mass.:  Harvard University Press, 2006), The North American Patristics Society (NAPS), May 2008

“Queer Eye for the Ascetic Guy?  Homoeroticism, Children, and the Making of Monks,” Society of Biblical Literature (SBL) and American Academy of Religion (AAR), November 2007

“Women in Anchoritic and Semi-Eremitic Monasticism,” Oxford International Conference on Patristic Studies, August 2007

Panelist, “Follow the Yellow Brick Road:  Finding New Paths in Interdisciplinary Research and Scholarship,” Association for Theatre in Higher Education, July 2007

“Monastic Parenting Practices:  Children Endangered and Protected in Early Egyptian Monasteries,” SBL, November 2006

"Playing the Harlot in an Egyptian Monastery:  The Rhetorics of Sexuality and Prophecy in Shenoute’s Letters," AAR, November 2004

“Alexandrian Theology in the Desert:  Shenoute as Author, Translator, and Scribe,” NAPS, May 2004; IACS, Paris, June 2004

“Shenoute on the Resurrection,” Oxford International Conference on Patristic Studies, August 2003

“The Church at Shenoute's Monastery:  (Re)constructing a Theology of the Communal Ascetic Life,” American Society of Church History (ASCH), January 2003

“Discipline and Punish?  Discourses of the Body in Shenoute's Monastic Rule,” NAPS, June 2001

“Ancient Egyptian Religion on the Silver Screen,” Southeastern Regional Meeting of the AAR/SBL, American Biblical Hermeneutics session, March 2001

“The Architecture of Egyptian Asceticism:  Constructing the Church at Shenoute's Monastery,” SBL, November 2000; and Southeastern Regional Meeting of the American Society of Oriental Research, March 2000

“The Church at Shenoute's Monastery: A Metaphor for Ascetic Discipline,” IACS (Leiden), August 2000

“'Until the Lie Ruled over Them':  Conflicts over Monastic Leadership in Late Antique Egypt,” AAR, History of Christianity session, November 1999

“Purity and the Body in the Asceticism of Shenute of Atripe,” Oxford International Conference on Patristic Studies, August 1999

“Embracing the Erotic in the Passion of Andrew:  the Apocryphal Acts of Andrew, the Greek Novel, and Platonic Philosophy,” SBL Annual Meeting, New Testament Apocrypha session, November 1998

“Francia as Christendom:  Gender and Christianization in the Merovingian Life of Balthild,” NAPS, June 1998

“Holy Rape:  Female Bodies and Male Sin in Early Christian Ascetic Literature,” Southeastern Regional Meeting of the AAR/SBL, History of Christianity session, March 1998

“Politics as Piety:  Gender and Christianization in the Life of Balthild,” Duke University Women’s Studies Graduate Research Conference, November 1997

“Francia as Christendom:  the Merovingian Vita Domnae Balthildis,” Princeton Medieval Origins Graduate Conference on Christianization in the Early Middle Ages, October 1997

“Holy Rape:  Sexual Violence against Women in Early Christian Literature,” Duke University Women's Studies Graduate Research  Conference, February 1997

Campus Lectures

“State of the Arts Annual Lecture 2015: a Celebration of the 50th Anniversaries of the NEA and NEH,” University of the Pacific, 2015

Book Reading and Lecture, Friends of the University of the Pacific Library, 2010

“Children and Homoeroticism in Early Egyptian Monasteries,” Gender Studies Program Faculty Research Colloquium, 2008

Teaching
Faculty Development and Workshops Led, Organized, or Co-Led

Mentor, co-organizer Tiger Domains Faculty Learning Community:  A Domain of One’s Own Pilot (summer workshops, meetings throughout semester)

Presenter, "Teaching the Introductory Course," The North American Patristics Society Annual Meeting, Chicago, May 2010

Administrator and Grant-writer, Department Workshop on Teaching the Introductory Course in Religious Studies funded by the Wabash Foundation for Teaching in Religion and Theology, Spring 2009

University of the Pacific Courses

"Introduction to Digital Humanities" (Religious Studies/English)

“Pacific Seminar 1:  What is a Good Society?” (General Education)

“Portraits of Jesus” (Religious Studies)

“Introduction to Ancient Greek, First Semester/Second Semester” (Greek/Classical Studies)

“New Testament and Christian Origins” (Religious Studies)

“Women and Christianity” (Religious Studies and Gender Studies)

"Religion of the Pharaohs" (Religious Studies)

Guest Lecturer, “Perspectives on World History” (School of International Studies)

Guest Lecturer, "Introduction to Gender Studies"

First-year student advisor, Exploratory and Liberal Studies majors, 2008-9; sophomore advisor 2009-10

Religious Studies Major Advisor, 2007-present

Supervised undergraduate and graduate internships in the Digital Humanities

Stanford University (Team-Taught)

“Race, Gender, and the Arts of Survival” (Interdisciplinary:  English and Drama)

“Approaching Religion” (Religious Studies)

Ithaca College
“Egypt of the Pharaohs” (History)

“Women and Religion in Antiquity” (History)

“Early Christianity” (Philosophy and Religion)

“Paganism in the Roman Empire” (History)

“Marriage and Sexuality in the New Testament” (Philosophy and Religion)

Cornell University
“Ancient Egyptian Religion and History” (directed reading)
Elon University (Religious Studies)
“Religion of the Pharaohs”

“World Religions”

“Introduction to the New Testament”

Duke University
“Religion of the Pharaohs” (Religion)

“Marriage and Sexuality in the New Testament” (Religion)

 “Introduction to Church History:  100-1400” (The Divinity School, Preceptor)

Service
Service to the Profession

Member, Advisory Board, Journal of Early Christian Studies, 2015-present

Member, Society of Biblical Literature Digital Humanities in Biblical Studies and Early Christian and Jewish Studies Group, 2014-present

Member, Ad hoc Committee on Digital Research and Scholarship, North American Patristics Society, 2013-present

Member-at-Large, Board for the North American Patristics Society, 2010-2013

Manuscript referee for Church History:  Studies in Christianity and Culture, Cambridge University Press, Columbia University Press, Digital Humanities Quarterly, Journal of Early Christian Studies, Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion, Journal of Religion, Media, and Digital Culture, Oxford University Press USA, Routledge Press, University of Arizona Press, University of California Press, University of Pennsylvania Press

Referee (grant proposals) for the Swiss National Science Foundation.

Service to the University of the Pacific and College of the Pacific
Phi Beta Kappa, Chi Chapter of California (University of the Pacific)
    President of Chapter, 2010-2013 (on leave 2011-12)
    Chair, subcommittee for Visiting Scholar Betty Smocovitis’s visit, 2009
    Member, subcommittee for 2008, 2009, 2010 initiation ceremonies
    Active member, 2007-present
University Assessment Committee, 2014-present
Tenure and Promotion Committees
    Member, Tanya Storch Promotion Committee, 2014-15
    Member, Andreea Boboc Tenure and Promotion Committee, 2011-12
    Chair, George Randels Promotion Committee, 2010-2011
Chair, Administrative Review Panel (appointed by Provost), 2010-11
Pacific Seminar 1 Steering Committee, 2008-2010
    Chair, Spring 2009-Fall 2009
Faculty Advisor, The University of the Pacific Interfaith and Social Justice Residential Learning Community, 2008-2011
Gender Studies Interdisciplinary Program Committee, College of the Pacific at the University of the Pacific
    Member, 2007-present
    Chair, subcommittee for faculty research colloquia, Gender Studies Program, 2009-2011
Boren Fellowship Faculty Interviewer, 2009
Service to the Department of Religious and Classical Studies at Pacific

Chair, Colliver Lectureship Fall 2013 (Candida Moss, University of Notre Dame)

Chair, Colliver Lectureship 2011 (Bart D. Ehrman of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

Chair, Promotion Committee for Dr. George Randels, 2010-11

Author of new minor in Ancient Studies (2009)

Member, department sub-committee on language instruction (Fall 2008)

Co-chair, Colliver Lectureship 2008 (Jacques Berlinerblau of Georgetown University:  “Religion, Politics, Secularism and the Election of 2008")

Administrator and Grant-writer, Department Workshop on Teaching the Introductory Course in Religious Studies funded by the Wabash Foundation for Teaching in Religion and Theology

Grant participant, Writing in the Disciplines Departmental Grant, 2008

Community Service and Select Prior Academic Service
Regional Alumni Interviewer, Brown University, 2001-2002, 2009-2011
Member of the Coordinating Committee for the Introduction to Humanities Program, Stanford University, 2004-6
Member of the Board, Tuscaloosa-Lakewood Neighborhood Association, Durham, NC
Graduate Student Liaison, Women’s Studies Chair search committee, Duke University, 2000
Steering Committee Member, Duke University Women’s Studies Graduate Conference, 1996
Select Media Appearances and Interviews

Lisa Wangsness, "Is 'The Gospel of Jesus' Wife' a Revelation or a Hoax?" Boston Globe, 28 November 2015

“Pacific professor receives grant to study Coptic religious texts,” Stockon Record, 28 May 2015

“Directions in the Study of Religion:  Caroline Schroeder,” Marginalia Review of Books interview, 14 October 2014

“Coptic Civilization:  Digital Coptic,” Logos TV interview, filmed and awaiting airdate

"Interview with Caroline T. Schroeder re: Jesus’ Wife Fragment,” the Jesus Blog, 25 April 2014

“History of Relics Spark Curiosity,” by Michael Fitzgerald, Stockton Record 22 September 2013. http://www.recordnet.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20130922/A_NEWS0803/309220311/-1/rss02

“Coptic Civilization:  Monastic Studies,” Logos TV interview, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tx1UaEh49a4

“Coptic Civilization:  St. Shenouda’s Monastic Bodies,” Logos TV interview https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IuruDTTQsyA

Professional Organizations
Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations, 2012-present
American Academy of Religion, 1995-present
American Research Center in Egypt, 1999-present
American Society of Church History, 2000-present
International Association for Coptic Studies, 2000-present
National Women's Studies Association
North American Patristics Society, 1996-present
Phi Beta Kappa, 1993-present
Phi Kappa Phi, 2013-present
Society of Biblical Literature, 1996-present
St. Shenouda the Archimandrite Society
Text Encoding Initiative, 2012-present
Languages
Greek, Coptic, French, German, Latin, Syriac
Training also in Syriac, Middle Egyptian, and Arabic
Digital Skills
Digital Humanities project management experience
Competencies in HTML, CSS, XML markup (including TEI XML and the EpiDoc subset of TEI)
Data curation and data modeling for digital text corpora
Tools and Content Management Systems: Wordpress, Omeka, AntConc, Palladio,
DHSI courses: Digital Pedagogy, Linked Open Data, Feminist Digital Humanities, Topic Modeling

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