June-Ann Greeley, Ph.D.
Assoc. Prof. /Dir of MARS prog./Adv. Delta Epsilon Sigma
Dr. Greeley is trained in Classical languages and literature and Medieval Studies, specifically late antique and medieval theology and religious and intellectual history. As a scholar, she has presented at conferences and published along two tracks: she translates and interprets late antique, Celtic and medieval Latin theological works and explores medieval theology, specifically the writings of medieval women, medieval mystics (Christian and Sufism), sacred art and architecture, Celtic theologies, and the emergence of Islam in medieval Europe. Her other scholarly fields of research concern religion and genocide/ Holocaust and Genocide Studies/ theodicy and post-Shoah theology as well as feminist theology. Her courses range from topics on medieval and Celtic themes to courses on spirituality and death, pilgrimages and sacred journeys, women in Christianity, and religion and art. June-Ann is a born-and-bred Bostonian with a passionate love for all things New England and Boston, notably the Boston Red Sox, summers in Maine and off-season on Cape Cod. She is a member of the Children's Defense Fund, several environmental and animal rights' groups, an avid bird-watcher and gardener, and guardian to three felines who co-occupy her family's domicile.
Dr. Greeley directs or advises many programs on campus:
- Director of the Middle Eastern Studies program, which oversees the minor in Middle Eastern Studies
- Advisor to the campus chapter of Delta Epsilon Sigma (DES), the national honor society for students at Catholic universities
Degrees and Certifications
- BA from Connecticut College
- MA from University of Connecticut
- MA and Ph.D. from Fordham University
- Introduction to Religious Studies
- Mysticism and Abrahamic mystical traditions
- Women's studies and theology
- Historical theology
- Ancient religions
- Islamic studies