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DENISE STARKEY is Associate Professor of Theology and Religious Studies. She joined The College of St. Scholastica in August 2007 and has served as chair of the department since 2010. She was the 2013 Benedictine Professor of General Education. Her academic interests include Feminist, Liberation and Political Theologies; Spirituality and Mystical Theology; Christian Ethics and Social Justice; Feminist Theory/Philosophy/Ethics; and Theology and Psychology. Denise received her Ph.D. (with highest honors) from Loyola University-Chicago in 2007. She received her master’s degree in Religious Studies (summa cum laude) and bachelor’s degree in English Literature from Edgewood College, Madison, Wisconsin. Denise’s current service to the College includes co-chairing the Catholic Vision and Inclusion Team and membership on the the Catholic Studies Advisory Committee. Her current scholarly research is focused on the practice and meaning of pilgrimage.
Gary Boelhower is professor of theology and religious studies. He teaches courses in healthcare ethics, contemporary moral issues, death and dying, leadership and ethics, servant leadership, ministry and religions of the world. He has been involved in education for over 40 years as a high school teacher, college professor, chair of humanities, dean of lifelong learning, dean of graduate studies and vice president for academic affairs. He was co-founder and first executive director of the Center for Spirituality and Leadership at
Dr. Campbell is an Assistant Professor of Theology and Religious Studies at the College. His academic interests include Gospel of Mark; Gospel of Luke; Acts of the Apostles; Letters of Paul, and Interpretive methods. During his sparetime, Dr. Campbell enjoys playing basketball, tennis, walking, reading, watching TV and politics.
Sister Mary Josephine is an Associate Professor of Theology and Religious Studies at the College of St. Scholastica. She teaches courses in Benedictine Tradition, Introduction to Spirituality, Spirituality for the 21st Century, and Women Mystics. She has directed a series of thirteen weekend spirituality conferences on various topics of concern in the church. In addition, she enjoys retreat work. During her spare time, Sister Mary Josephine enjoys candle making, gardening, walking, reading, and playing the organ.