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Religious studies educator

Rosemary Rader was religious studies educator. Recipient Fulbright fellowship, Rome, 1966-1967, Whiting award to Rome, 1976-1977, Arizona State University grant-in-aid, Bodleian Library., Oxford, England, 1992-1994. Initiator East Metro Women's Center, Maplewood, Minnesota, 1988, Maplewood Childcare Center, 1991.

Background

Rader, Rosemary was born on April 11, 1931 in St. Leo, Minnesota, United States. Daughter of Anton Joseph and Cecilia Margaret (Skrypek) Rader.

Education

Bachelor in Latin, College St. Catherine, 1960. Master of Arts in Latin Literature, University Minnesota, 1966. Master of Arts in Religious Studies, Stanford University, 1974.

Doctor of Philosophy in Religious Studies, Stanford University, 1977.

Career

Assistant professor, Arizona State University, Tempe, 1977-1982;associate professor, Arizona State University, Tempe, 1983-1984;visiting assistant professor, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, 1982-1983;prioress, St. Paul's Monastery, St. Paul, 1984-1992;visiting professor, Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota, 1994-1995;Benedict distinguished professor, Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota, since 1996;visiting professor, St. Olaf College, Northfield, 1995-1996. President Conference of America Benedictine Prioresses, United States, Canada, South America, 1990-1993. Member of advisory board theology department St. John's U., Collegeville, since 1993.

Onsabbatical leave Oxford (England) University, 1992-1994.

Membership

Initiator East Metro Women's Center, Maplewood, Minnesota, 1988, Maplewood Childcare Center, 1991.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Classical music, bird watching, reading, writing, lecturing on Christian history and women and religion.

Connections

father:
Anton Joseph Rader

mother:
Cecilia Margaret (Skrypek) Rader