Fellow and Associate Director of Laudato Si' Research Institute
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As the Associate Director of the Laudato Si’ Research Institute, Becky Artinian-Kaiser works with the Director to design and execute the Institute's plan for strategic growth. She has responsibility for the management of daily operations and programmatic activities; budget planning and management; supervision of staff; development and management of grants; communications; and oversight of the Institute's academic publications.

Her research interests lie at the intersection of theological ethics and environmental ethics. Her dissertation entitled "The Resurrection and the Restoration of Nature: Towards a Theological Framework for Christian Environmental Action through Ecological Restoration" aims to construct a theological and ethical framework for the environmental practice of restoring degraded ecosystems. 


PhD, Theology, University of Chester
MTh by Research, Ecological Ethics, University of Edinburgh
MTS, Duke Divinity School
BA, Sociology, George Fox University

Selected Publications

  • Artinian-Kaiser, Rebecca. "Restoration and Transformation: A Theological Engagement with Ecological Restoration." In Theology and Ecology Across the Disciplines: On Care for Our Common Home, edited by Celia Deane-Drummond and Rebecca Artinian-Kaiser, 167–77. London: T&T Clark, 2018.
  • Deane-Drummond, Celia, and Rebecca Artinian-Kaiser, eds. Theology and Ecology Across the Disciplines: On Care for Our Common Home. London: T&T Clark, 2018.