Abigail Woolley Cutter

Graduate Student in Ethics


Abigail Woolley is a PhD student at Southern Methodist University, with a focus on religious ethics. She earned a BA from Wheaton College (IL) and an MCS from Regent College (BC), where her degrees in theology included work in aesthetics and ethics. At Regent, she served as both a research assistant and writing center coordinator and was awarded the Interdisciplinary Studies Prize. Her thesis was entitled "Why Was This Not Given to the Poor? Art in the Face of Poverty." She has also taught in a variety of contexts: as a missionary in Central African Republic, as an adjunct instructor of "Theology and the Arts" at Friends University (KS), and most recently as a Latin instructor in a classical school. 
At SMU, her research interests include the economic and ecclesiological implications of a theology and practice of Sabbath.