Beatrice Marovich is a writer & academic who teaches in the Department of Theological Studies at Hanover College. She earned her PhD at Drew University's Graduate Division of Religion in 2014. Her research and writing is ecologically and speculatively oriented. Before returning to graduate school, she was a newspaper reporter at a hardscrabble daily on the coast of Maine. She has a B.A. in spanish & comparative literature from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (2004). She is an alumna of the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies, where she studied non-fiction writing & editing (2005). She earned her M.A. at the Vancouver School of Theology, in British Columbia (2009) and entered the PhD program in Philosophy & Theology at Drew University's Graduate Division of Religion in the fall of 2009.