Department : Religious Studies
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PHD, University of Notre Dame
MA, University of Chicago
BA, Fordham University
Dr. Imperatori-Lee’s research interests focus on Catholic ecclesiology, in particular the intersection of popular religion, devotion, ecclesial identity. She is also interested in issues in U.S. Latino/a theology, including the intersection of Mariology and ecclesiology, theological trends in the Catholic Spanish-speaking world, and the relationship of women, the poor and other marginalized groups to church structure and governance.
Publications & Professional Activities
- “Hombres, Hembras, Hambres: Narration, Correction, and the Work of Ecclesiology” in The Journal of Hispanic/Latino Theology, November 2011. http://latinotheology.org/2011/Narration-Correction-Ecclesiology, 1-16.
- “Mother Superior, Mother Inferior? Mary in the Thought of Hans Urs von Balthasar” in Listening: Journal of Religion and Culture; 44 (Spring, 2009): 129-142.
- “The Challenge and Promise of Hispanic Marian Devotion,” in Inculturation and the Church in North America. T. Frank Kennedy, SJ, editor. New York: Crossroad/Herder, 2006.
- Cuban Catholicism: Island and Diaspora Workshop Report. Kellogg Institute for International Studies, 2003.
- Translation (Spanish to English) of Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga’s “The Church of Archbishop Romero’s Dreams: Easter Church.” Origins v. 31 n. 41, March 28, 2002.
Dr. Imperatori-Lee is a member of the Catholic Theological Society of America, the American Academy of Religion, and the Academy of Catholic Hispanic Theologians of the U.S.
Director, Catholic Studies Program
RELS 110 The Nature and Experience of Religion
RELS 200 Special Topic: Vatican II
RELS 225 Contemporary Catholicism
RELS 300 Special Topic: U.S. Latino/a Catholicism