Joanne Maguire (formerly Robinson) joined the UNC Charlotte faculty in 1996. She earned a B.A. from Connecticut College in Art History and Religious Studies summa cum laude; an M.T.S. from Harvard Divinity School; and a Ph.D. in History of Christianity from the University of Chicago.
Dr. Maguire teaches courses in the history of Christianity, the philosophy of religion, and religious experience.
Her first book, Nobility and Annihilation in Marguerite Porete’s ‘Mirror of Simple Souls,’ was published by SUNY Press in 2001. She recently published Waiting in Christian Traditions: Balancing Ideology and Utopia (Rowman and Littlefield, 2015). The Religious Studies Skills Book, written for students and co-authored with Eugene V. Gallagher, is forthcoming from Bloomsbury.
Dr. Maguire is the recipient of the Bank of America Award for Teaching Excellence at UNCC (2012), the NC Board of Governors Teaching Award (2013), and the American Academy of Religion Award for Excellence in Teaching (2016).