Ph.D., University of Missouri, Kansas City

Ally Kateusz

Research Associate at the Wijngaards Institute of Catholic Research in London

Ally Kateusz is Research Associate at the Wijngaards Institute of Catholic Research in London, where she specializes in the intersection of gender and religion in early Christian art and texts. She has published articles in the Journal of Early Christian Studies, the Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion, and other venues, and is author of Mary and Early Christian Women (Palgrave MacMillan, 2019), as well as co-editor of Rediscovering the Marys: Maria, Mariamne, Miriam (Bloomsbury, 2020). Some of her research on early Christian women was featured in the 2018 documentary, Jesus’s Female Disciples: The New Evidence, and a paper she read In July 2019 at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome was reported internationally in over two dozen news sources, from the Daily Mail to the Daily Beast to the National Catholic Reporter. That paper was about the three oldest artifacts to depict people at the altar tables of a real church, all three of which depict women either in parallel with men, or women only.