Loyola University Chicago

Department of Theology

Meghan Toomey

Meghan Toomey

EMAIL

mtoomey1@luc.edu

STANDING

PhD Candidate

DISSERTATION DIRECTOR

Colby Dickinson

RESEARCH INTERESTS

black liberation theology, post-WWII German political theology, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Catholic ecclesiology

PUBLICATIONS

Queering Theology’s Object: Redefining the Quest for God, with Colby Heath Dickinson, Aimee Upjohn Light, and Kent L. Brintnall; Theology and Sexuality, Vol. 23, Iss. 1-2, 2017 (https://doi.org/10.1080/13558358.2017.1341210) (edited volume) 

PRESENTATIONS

To Which Christ Do You Pray?: A Theological Reflection on Twenty-First Century Representations of Christ, 13th Annual Marquette/Loyola University Chicago Graduate Student Theological Colloquium: Christology in Interdisciplinary Perspectives, January 2015 

Renouncing Whiteness and Wealth: A Liberation Theology for Recovering Oppressors. Theta Alpha Kappa Panel Presentation, October 2014 

The Variability of Human Nature and Edward Schillebeeckx’s Theological Anthropology: A New Way to Understand Postmodern Fragmentation? 12th Annual Marquette/Loyola University Chicago Graduate Student Theological Colloquium: Theology and Ethics in the Midst of Ecological Concern, February 2014 

EDUCATION

B.A., The College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle, NY, Major: Psychology;

M.A. Fordham University, Bronx, NY, Developmental Psychology;

M.A. Union Theological Seminary, New York, NY, Systematic Theology

COURSES TAUGHT

Introduction to Christian Theology

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

AAR and CTSA

OTHER

Currently working as Center Manager at the Hank Center for the Catholic Intellectual Heritage at Loyola University Chicago