Marilyn Thie

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Marilyn Thie

Professor of Philosophy and Religion and Women’s Studies, Emerita

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Philosophy, Religion, Women's Studies


BA, College of St. Elizabeth (NJ), 1964; PhD, Georgetown University, 1974

Philosophy of religion, American philosophy, philosophy and feminisms, women's studies, Latin American studies

Recovering feminist theorists as philosophers, integrating feminist theory, spirituality, and politics; feminist philosophy of religion; and feminist implications of Whitehead's philosophy

  • Co-editor, "Epilogue: Feminist Philosophy of Religion" (Hypatia: Journal of Feminist Philosophy, 1994)
  • "The Woman: Elizabeth Bayley Seton, 1797-1803" (Vincentian Heritage, 1993) and video slide presentation
  • "What's at Stake: Women Religious Naming Ourselves Women" in Claiming Our Truth: Reflections on Identity in U.S. Women Religious (1988)
  • Articles in New Scholasticism, Process Studies, Living Light, Probe, New Directions for Women
  • Most recent reviews in America

Director, Latin American study group to Mexico and Central America; facilitator, speaker at women-centered conferences in South America and the United States; consultant for women's centers in Chile, Peru, Bolivia, and Mexico

  • Phi Eta Sigma Award for Distinguished Teaching 1989
  • Colgate University grants: Research Council, Faculty Development
  • Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowship