Shaily Patel

Assistant Professor

Office

207 Major Williams Hall
220 Stanger Street
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Phone

540-232-8456

Email

Department Membership

Religion and Culture

Expertise

  • Early Christianity
  • Christian Literature and History
  • Graeco-Roman Religions
  • Modern Cultural Theory

Professional Activities

  • American Academy of Religion
  • Society of Biblical Literature
  • North American Patristics Society

Education

  • Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2017)
  • M.T.S., Vanderbilt Divinity School (2009)
  • M.A., University of Chicago Divinity School (2007)
  • B.A., Wake Forest University (2004)

Selected Publications

Articles 

Patel, Shaily. “The Starhymn of Ignatius’ Epistle to the Ephesians: Reappropriation as Polemic.” Studio Patristica, Vol. 19, 93, 2017.

Patel, Shaily, et al. “Team Teaching an Interdisciplinary First-Year Seminar on Magic, Religion, and the Origins of Science: A ‘Pieces-to-Picture’ Approach.” Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Vol. 17, No. 1, February 2017, pp.24-36.