Dr. Yarri is an Associate Professor of Theology at Alvernia University. She received her doctorate in religious studies from Southern Methodist University, with a specialization in Christian ethics. Her teaching and research interests include medical ethics, the ethical treatment of animals, global issues, and popular culture. She has presented numerous papers and published articles, as well as two books.
Her dissertation, “The Ethics of Animal Experimentation,” was published in 2005 by Oxford University Press, and she recently co-authored a book entitled God, Science, and Designer Genes, which was published in 2009.