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Lisa Gasson-GardnerLisa Gasson-Gardner

McClung Tower
University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN 37996-0450


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Dr. Lisa Gasson-Gardner’s current project examines the status of truth in American political discourse through the lenses of American religious history, political theology, affect theory, and continental philosophy. She proposes an economy of political truth that accounts for the role of feeling in truth-making without reproducing the white supremacy that constantly seeks to center itself as a first principle in U.S. political conversations. Dr. Gasson-Gardner holds a PhD from Drew University and an MDiv from Harvard Divinity School. She always wants to know about the neat meme you saw on the internet or the best new show to watch—especially if it has something to do with religion.

  • Ph.D., Drew University
  • Master of Divinity, Harvard Divinity School

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