Nancy Wadsworth teaches American politics and political thought at the University of Denver’s undergraduate Political Science department. She holds a doctorate from the New School for Social Research in New York City. Her primary areas of research are race, religion, political forgiveness, and American political culture. She is currently revising a book called Ambivalent Miracles, on racial change efforts among conservative evangelical Christians, and has co-edited a volume, Faith and Race in American Political Life expected out next year. A Denver resident for going on a dozen years, she enjoys urban “guerilla” gardening, skiing, camping, contemporary art, and commuting by bike whenever she can. For more on her scholarship visit