Speaker: Jeana DelRosso

Jeana DelRosso


Unruly Catholic Nuns: Faith & Feminism

Jeana DelRosso, Ph.D., is Sister Maura Eichner Endowed Professor of English, and professor of English and women’s studies, at Notre Dame of Maryland University in Baltimore. She is the author of Writing Catholic Women: Contemporary International Catholic Girlhood Narratives (Palgrave MacMillan, 2005). She is co-editor with Leigh Eicke and Ana Kothe of The Catholic Church and Unruly Women Writers: Critical Essays (Palgrave MacMillan, 2007), Unruly Catholic Women Writers: Creative Responses to Catholicism (SUNY Press, 2013), and Unruly Catholic Nuns: Sisters’ Stories (SUNY Press, 2017). Her articles have appeared in books as well as in such journals as NWSA Journal, MELUS, and The Journal of Popular Culture.

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