Loyola University Chicago

Department of Theology

LaShaunda Reese

LaShaunda Reese

EMAIL

lreese2@luc.edu

STANDING

3rd year PhD student

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Ethical approaches to survival, Ethical methodologies of Black communities (Black Ethics of Survival), Cultural competency and cultural sensitivities of Black communities in healthcare ethics

PRESENTATIONS

“Positive Embodiment as Critical Dialogue: A contemporary view of African women embodiment during American slavery.” Presentation at Xavier University of Louisiana, New Orleans, LA, Jan 2018 

“Historical Responsibility, Witnessing, and Critical Racial Dialogue: An Ethical Approach” Presentation at Emory University, Atlanta, GA, October 2016

“The Human Person Adequately Re-Considered in light of Capitalism” at the 21st Annual National Ronald E. McNair Research Conference & Graduate Fair, Lake Geneva, WI, November 2012.

EDUCATION

BA in Theology- Xavier University Louisiana

MA in Christian Ethics - Loyola University Chicago

MTS at Emory University Candler School of Theology

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION

Society of Chrisitan Ethics

Theta Alpha Kappa

Kappa Gamma Pi

Alpha Lambda Delta 

SERVICE

Co-Founder and President of Loyola’s Black Graduate Student Alliance (BGSA)

Graduate Student Representative | Anti-Racism Initiative

BGSA Representative | Graduate, Professional and Adult Committee

OTHER

Resident: historic Bronzeville

I enjoy immersing myself in the black community and providing critical tools for people for leading a meaningful life.