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Tisha Rajendra, Ph.D.

Title/s: Assistant Professor

Office #: Crown Center 437

Phone: 773.508.2412

E-mail: trajendra@luc.edu

CV Link: Rajendra CV.pdf

About

Tisha Rajendra, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor at Loyola University Chicago.  She holds a B.A. from Bryn Mawr College in Linguistics and a Master of Theological Studies from Harvard University.  She earned her Ph.D. from Boston College in Theological Ethics.  She specializes in Christian ethics and Roman Catholic social thought.

Program Areas

Rajendra’s current work uses Catholic social thought and liberation theology to address questions of migration, human rights and state sovereignty under conditions of globalization.

Research Interests

Catholic social thought, Christian ethics, the ethics of food and food systems, globalization, theories of justice, international relations and political philosophy. 

Selected Publications

“Citizenship, Responsibility and Catholic Social Teaching: Forming Consciences for World Citizenship.” Journal of Catholic Social Thought 6 (2009): 397-415.

“Sovereignty as Responsibility:  A Model for Confronting the Problems of Irregular Migration,” in Heuser, Stefan, ed.  Political Ethics and International Order.  Munster: Lit-Verlag, 2007.

Loyola

Department of Theology · 1032 W. Sheridan Road, Crown Center, Room 300, Chicago, IL 60660
Phone: 773.508.2350 · Fax: 773.508.2386 · E-mail: theology@luc.edu

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