Susan Ross, PhD
Title/s: Professor Emerita
CV Link: Ross CV 2016
Dr. Susan A. Ross is a Professor of Theology and Emertia Faculty at Loyola University Chicago. She received her BA from Manhattanville College (NY), and her MA and PhD from the University of Chicago. Prior to joining the faculty at Loyola, she taught at St. Norbert College and Duquesne University. From 2006–08 she served as the Director of the Ann Ida Gannon, BVM, Center for Women and Leadership at Loyola.
Dr. Ross is a Past President of the Catholic Theological Society of America. She is a Vice-President and member of the Board of Editors of Concilium, the international theological journal, and has co-edited three of its recent issues; she has also written numerous journal articles and book chapters. She is the recipient of a Louisville Institute Sabbatical Grant, the Book of the Year Award from the College Theology Society in 1999, an Honorable Mention for Best Gender Issues Award from the Catholic Press Association in 2007, and the Ann O’Hara Graff Award from the Catholic Theological Society of America.
Systematic, feminist, and sacramental theology and ethics
Feminist Theology and Ethics; Theological Anthropology
- Anthropology: Seeking Light and Beauty (Liturgical Press, 2012)
- Extravagant Affections: A Feminist Sacramental Theology (Continuum, 1998)
- For the Beauty of the Earth: Women, Sacramentality and Justice (Paulist, 2006)
- Co-editor with Maureen A. Tilley, of Broken and Whole: Essays on Religion and the Body (University Press of America, 1995).