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Stephanie Y. Mitchem
Department of Religious Studies
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Ph. D., Northwestern University, 1998
Dr. Mitchem has a commitment to liberatory educational practice. She teaches contemporary theology and women's studies, emphasizing the experiences and perspectives of black women, both in the US and in the African Diaspora. Her current research focuses on the intersections of social class, gender constructions, racism, and religions.
- Summer 2011 - Conference in Sweden on Gender, Religion, and Human Rights.
- Summer 2012 - Conference in Ghana on African & African Diaspoirc Women in Religion and Theology
General Research Interests:
- Contemporary religious thought, with emphasis on feminist and anthropological/ethnographic methodologies
- Women in the African Diaspora.
- Postcolonialism, class, and African American religious thought and experience