Australasian Animal Studies Association

Rizzo, Daniela

PhD Candidate and Research Assistant (Theology)

Alphacrucis College

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Research interests / activities

Daniela is an Associate Lecturer in Systematic Theology at Alphacrucis University College. She is currently completing her PhD in animal theology and pneumatology. Her research aims to explore the value of non-human creatures to God and their place within the theological landscape. Daniela is also a member of the Warrnambool City Council's Environment and Sustainability Committee. 


Research Interests:

Animal Theology, Eco-Theology, Pneumatology, Pentecostal Theology, Systematic Theology


(Forthcoming) Rizzo, D (2024) Animal Glossolalia: A Pneumatological Framework for Animal Theology. Pneuma
(Forthcoming) Rizzo, D (2024) Evangelical and Pentecostal Eco-Theologies. Book Chapter, Routledge Handbook of Ecotheology
(Forthcoming) Rizzo, D (2024) The Zoological Pentecostal and Eco-Mission. Book Chapter, Pentecostal Mission and Ecological Degradation: Witnesses From and Beyond Africa

Engagement pieces:
Rizzo, D (2023). Animals in Relationship with God. Zadok Perspectives, Winter Edition: