• Profile:

    My work as a professor, counselor in private practice, writer, and liturgist focuses on the formulation, articulation, interpretation, and symbolic expression of sacred meaning.

    Contact Information
    65 West 11th street, Room 068

    Degrees Held:

    PhD, Rhetorical Criticism, The Royal College of Art (London);
    MDiv, Harvard Divinity School;
    BA, The State University of New York

    Professional Affiliations:

    • Steering Committee, The Women’s Studies in Religion Program, Harvard University (appointed)
    • The Dean’s Leadership Council, Harvard Divinity School (appointed)
    • American Academy of Religion, member.
    • The West Side Clergy Association, member.
    • The Interfaith Center of New York, member.

    Recent Publications:

    • Searching for Your Soul, Random House, 1999.

    Research Interests:

    Spiritual autobiography/memoir; Contemporary manifestations of American spirituality/religiosity; Lived religion” and Ritual enactments in a pluralistic urban context; Exegeting environment as “text."

    Awards And Honors:

    Distinguished University Teaching Award, 2012-13

    Current Courses:

    Death & Mourning in Religion (Spring 2019)

    First Year Seminar

    Ind Senior Project (Spring 2020)

    Meetings With Mystics (Spring 2020)

    Women's Spirit. & Contem. Rel.