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Dr. Rosemarie Elizabeth Gorman

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Professor Rosemarie E. Gorman has taught Christian Ethics in the Religious Studies Department beginning in 1993.  She holds a Ph.D. in moral theology from Catholic University of America and was awarded her M.A.R. in Christian Ethics from Yale Divinity School. As a high school English teacher she also earned an M.A. in American Studies from Fairfield University where she became interested in significant religious figures who played key roles in U.S. culture such as John Courtney Murray. Dr. Gorman later studied at the New School for Social Research in International Relations.

After becoming active in numerous social ministry projects during her undergraduate years Dr. Gorman served as a lay missionary on the Texas and Mexican border. Her later work in social justice advocacy for the Diocese of Bridgeport allowed her to travel twice to Central American countries in the 1980s where she was able to see the effects of war in the region. As chairperson for the World Justice and Peace Commission she implemented public policies related to justice and peace. She also served as chairperson for Pax Christi U.S.A.'s Disarmament Commission and was Connecticut Coordinator for Network.

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