Crystal Lubinsky

Full Time Lecturer / Director of Religious Studies Program




Liberal Arts 336


2000University of North Carolina at WilmingtonBA History and Religion & Philosophy
2002New York UniversityMA in Religious Studies
2012University of Edinburgh, New College, UKPh.D. Ecclesiastical History


  • Religious Studies
  • History of Christianity
  • Mythology - Scripture as Literature/History
  • Ancient History
  • Gender / Sexual Issues in Mediterranean


Research interests

  • Monasticism
  • Saints - Hagiography
  • Sexuality
  • Ancient Mediterranean Cultures
  • Christian History

Select publications

Crystal Lynn Lubinsky
Studia Traditionis Theologiae
Removing Masculine Layers to Reveal a Holy Womanhood: The Female Transvestite Monks of Late Antique Eastern Christianity., 13

Crystal Lynn Lubinsky (2013).
Re-reading Masculinity in Christian Greco-Roman Culture through Ambrose and the Female Transvestite Monk, Matrona of Perge.
Studia Patristica, 69, 51-66.

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