Ms Amy Lee

DPhil Candidate in Theology
BA, Ed.M, MSt

Amy was awarded a BA in Biological Sciences with a concentration in Neurobiology and Behavior at Cornell University in 2012. She also received Ed.M in Mind, Brain, and Education at Harvard University in 2013.

Amy then came to University of Oxford and completed the Diploma in Theological Studies (DTS) in 2016 and MSt in Theology in 2017.

In October 2017, Amy began her DPhil in Theology, focusing on Science and Religion, under the supervision of Professor Alister E. McGrath.

Research interests

Amy’s research focuses on how bilingualism can provide a framework to understand the relationship between science and religion. Treating science and religion as individual languages of a discourse community, Amy’s research examines various themes in linguistics such as dialects, sociolects, language and power, language development, second language acquisition, translation, and translanguaging and applies them to the field of science and religion. Amy hopes to provide an insight that science and religion can interact with one another just as two languages interact in a bilingual person.