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Sandra Sullivan-Dunbar, Ph.D.

Title/s: Assistant Professor

Office #: Crown Center 431

Phone: 773-508-2481

E-mail: ssull1@luc.edu

CV Link: Sandra Sullivan-Dunbar CV.pdf

About

Sandra Sullivan-Dunbar is Assistant Professor of Theology at Loyola University Chicago.  She holds a B.A. from Brown University, a Master of Public Policy degree from the University of California at Berkeley, a Master of Divinity from the Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley, and an M.A in Ethics and Social Theory from the Graduate Theological Union.  She completed her doctorate in Religious Ethics from the University of Chicago.  She specializes in Christian ethics, feminist ethics and social ethics.  

Program Areas

Sullivan-Dunbar’s current work focuses on human dependency and dependent care relations as a lens through which to understand Christian love, and as a site of systematic injustice along lines of gender, race, class, nationality and citizenship status.  

Research Interests

Feminist ethics; sexual ethics; the Christian family and its relation to social justice; interdisciplinary conversations between Christian theology and feminist political theory; history of Christian ethics; methods in contemporary Christian ethics.   

Selected Publications

“Christian Love, Material Needs, and Dependent Care:  A Feminist Critique of the Debate on Agape and ‘Special Relations,’” Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics 29:2 (Fall/Winter 2009). 

Sandra Sullivan-Dunbar, "Gratuity, Embodiment, and Reciprocity:  Christian Love and Justice in Light of Human Dependency," Journal of Religious Ethics 41:2 (June 2013), 254-279.

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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