Bachelor in Religious Studies, Gonzaga University, 1974. Master of Arts in Religious Studies, Stanford University, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy in Religious Studies, Stanford University, 1987.
Assistant professor religion, Pacific Lutheran U., Tacoma, since 1989; instructor in theology, University of S., Sewanee, Tennessee, 1978-1985; Adjunct Professor, Loyola University, Chicago, 1985-1987; assistant professor, Loyola University, Chicago, 1987-1989.
Member American Academy Religion, Catholic Theological Society of America, College Theology Society.
Married David Patrick Killen, May 28, 1975.