Abbreviated Curriculum Vitae (Download a PDF)

Alissa Wilkinson
212.659.7200 x3178 | awilkinson@tkc.edu

Instructor, The King’s College in New York City
Co-editor, Comment Magazine


  • M.F.A., Creative Writing, Seattle Pacific University (expected August 2013)
    Concentration: Nonfiction
  • M.A., Humanities and Social Thought, New York University (January 2010)
    Concentration: 20th century intellectual history, art, and religion
    Thesis: Art, Faith, and Fear: Evangelicals and Modernist Art-Making (Advisor: Thomas de Zengotita)
  • B.S., Information Technology, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (May 2005)
    Concentration: communications and computer science
    Dean’s List; Gamma Nu Eta IT Honor Society; Founder’s Award of Excellence

Current Topics of Interest

  • U.S. intellectual and cultural history, especially the intersection of evangelical art and politics
  • Francis Schaeffer’s cultural theology
  • Public theology (and art)
  • The postmodern condition and American evangelicalism
  • Criticism as literature

Representative Courses Taught

  • Postmodern Theory & Culture
  • Cultural Criticism
  • Christian Anthropology of Culture
  • History of Christianity in the Visual Arts
  • Research Writing
  • Introduction to the Essay

Academic Conference Presentations

  • Building Bookstores in the Bunker: Francis Schaeffer, American Evangelicals, and the Birth of a Subculture delivered at the U.S. Intellectual History Conference, New York City, November 2011
  • A Bible Commentary for the Rest of Us: Authority, Technology, and YouVersion delivered at the Mid-Atlantic Popular American Culture Conference, Philadelphia, November 2011


Workshops and Lectures

  • Food is Stranger Than It Used To Be: Wendell Berry Meets the World
  • Breaking In: Writing for Magazines
  • Learning to Read Well
  • Writing for Non-Writers

Workshops and lectures have been presented at The King’s College, International Arts Movement Encounter, and CCO Jubilee.