KATHLEEN M. FISHER
Assistant Professor of Theology (2002)
Department of Theology
B.A., University of Scranton; Theology and Philosophy, 1980
M.T.S., Boston University; Theology, 1982
Ph.D., Boston University; Medieval History and Religion, 1999
Ph.D. Thesis Title: “The Mystical Animals of Irish Christianity: a Study in Narrative and Visual Images”
Sample of Courses Taught
Undergraduate: The Bible, The Early Church, Medieval Christian Writers, The Nature of Theology
Sample of Publications
“Teaching With ‘The Inner Voice of Love,’” in Turning the Wheel: Henri Nouwen and Our Search for God, Orbis, 2007.
“A New Face of Catholicism,” Connections, National Association for Women in Higher Education, Vol.13, No.1 (Fall 2004) 1-6.
“Recognizing the Holy,” Mars Hill Review, No. 17 (2001), 51-58.
“‘Curiouser and Curiouser:’ the Virtue of Wonder,” Journal of Education, Vol. 182, No. 2 (2000), 29-35.
Sample of Presentations
“Uncovering Our Mission in Business Education in the Small, Catholic Liberal Arts College,” with Arlene DeWitt. 7th International Conference on Catholic Social Thought and Management Education, University of Notre Dame (June, 2008).
“Lessons in Friendship: Aristotle in Charlotte’s Web,” University of South Carolina, Beaufort, (June, 2007).
“The Mystical Animals of Early Irish Christianity,” College Theology Society Conference (June 2006).
“Women and Theology: Transforming the Faith of Our Fathers,” Faculty Development Seminar, Providence College Women’s Studies Program (May-June 2005).
“Scholarship and the Irish Monk,” Plymouth State College Medieval Forum (April 2003).