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School of Theology and Ministry

Susan B. Reynolds

school of theology and ministry

Susan Reynolds

Susan Reynolds is a PhD student in Theology and Education at Boston College. Her work explores pedagogical and ecclesiological dimensions of religious ritual and practice in Catholic parishes that serve multiple cultural, ethnic, or linguistic communities. Central to her work are questions of racial justice, intercultural collaboration, and embodied practice. She has also done extensive research in the area of theology and pregnancy loss. Her work has been published in New Theology Review, Lumen et Vita, and multiple pastoral venues. She is a nationally sought after speaker on topics related to faith formation and religious education. Before beginning doctoral studies, Susan taught middle school in Brownsville, TX through the University of Notre Dame's Alliance for Catholic Education program. She and her husband, Drew, have two daughters. 



Curriculum Vitae


M.T.S. Boston College (2013)
M.Ed. University of Notre Dame (2011)
B.A. Theology and Political Science, University of Notre Dame (2009)

Areas of Interest

Practical theology
Ecclesiology and ethnography
Political theology
Liberation theologies
Borderland and migration studies
Intercultural theology and ministry


in progress
Director: Hosffman Ospino

Why the PhD in Theology and Education:

The interdisciplinary dimension of the program has allowed me to approach my research from multiple angles, enriching my foundation in practical and systematic theologies with insights and methodologies from pedagogical theory and sociology of religion.