“What we find changes who we become.” ― Peter Morville


Science, Religion, and Sexuality, Feminist Science Studies and Epistemology, Atheism and Secularism, Complexity Theory, Interdisciplinary Methodologies, Interdisciplinary Teaching and Learning

Research Bio


Woodill, Sharon and Yasushi Akiyama. “Integrating User-Centred Design Approaches for a Course Design Framework for Interdisciplinary Studies Teaching and Learning.” Journal of Teaching and Learning 14, no. 1 (2020): 93-107.

Woodill, Sharon, Richard Plate, and Nathan Jagoda. 2019. “How Interdisciplinarians Work”. Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in Education 8 (2), 112-29.

Woodill, Sharon. “Christianity and Sexuality: Girls and Women Forge New Paths.” Girlhood Studies 11, no. 2 (2018): 127-129.

Woodill, Sharon. “The Sexual Politics of Intelligent Design.” Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society 41, no. 4 (2016): 927-952.

Woodill, Sharon. Strategic Interdisciplinarity: Self as Method. Cutting Edge: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, Vol. 2 (Spring 2016): 12-28.

Woodill, Sharon. “The Christian core of intelligent design.” Zygon® 50, no. 2 (2015): 271-286.

Woodill, Sharon. Complexity Theory and Ecofeminism: Looking At a Coalition.  Atlantis: Critical Studies in Gender, Culture & Social Justice 34, no. 2 (2010): 85-95.

Intelligent Design, Science, and Sexual Politics. (2014) Doctoral Dissertation

 Domination in Ecofeminist Discourse. (2009) MA Dissertation


Presentations (Selected)

Interdisciplinarity and the Self-As-Sinner-in Theory, Association for Interdisciplinary Studies, University of Ottawa, 2016

Sexism and the New Atheist Act of Faith, Canadian Society for the Study of Religion, Canadian Federation of the Social Sciences and Humanities, Congress 2016

Versions of Utopia, Interdisciplinary Teaching in Arts and Humanities, Co-Presenter: Julia Portner, Humboldt University, Berlin,  Germany 2014

Constructive Controversy in the Classroom, TA Sessions, Center for Learning and Teaching, Dalhousie University 2013

Interdisciplinary Research: A Comparative View of Models for Education and Training, Association for Integrated Studies, Co-presenter with: Julie Thompson Klein, William Newell, Alan Repko, Rick Szostak, Oakland University, 2012

Strategic Interdisciplinarity and Intelligent Design, Crossing Boundaries: Moving Among, Between, and Around Disciplines, Dalhousie University, May 2011

Systems Biology and Sexuality: Matters for Material Feminist Theory, Canadian Women’s Studies Association, Canadian Federation of the Social Sciences and Humanities, Congress 2010

Jazz, Ecofeminism and Complexity Theory, Graduate Research Roundtable, Mount Saint Vincent University, 2008