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M. Shawn Copeland Edit Profile

researcher , Theological educator

M. Shawn Copeland, American theological educator, researcher. Recipient Sojourner Truth award Black Women's Community Development Foundation, 1974, Christian Faith and Life Sabbatical grant The Louisville Institute, 1996. Fellow Society for Values in Higher Education; member Catholic Theological Society of America (board directors 1994-1996), American Academy Religion, Black Catholic Theological Symposium (associate convenor 1990-1996).

Background

Copeland, M. Shawn was born on August 24, 1947 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Daughter of John L. Copeland and Geraldine (Billingslea) Williams.

Education

Bachelor in English, Madonna College, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy in Systematic Theology, Boston College, 1991.

Career

Associate professor theology and Black studies, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, 1989-1994;associate professor theology, Marquette U., Milwaukee, since 1994.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author, co-editor Concilium: Feminist Theology in Different Contexts journal, 1996. Co-editor Concilium: Violence Against Women journal, 1994.

Membership

Fellow Society for Values in Higher Education. Member Catholic Theological Society of America (board directors 1994-1996), American Academy Religion, Black Catholic Theological Symposium (associate convenor 1990-1996).

Connections

father:
John L. Copeland Williams

mother:
Geraldine (Billingslea) Williams