Participant Info

First Name
Mary Beth
Last Name
Fraser Connolly
Purdue University Northwest
Website URL
Catholic women religious, American women's history
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Personal Info

About Me
Recent Publications

“Women Religious,” in Margaret McGuinness and Thomas Rzeznik, eds., The Cambridge Companion to American Catholicism (Cambridge University Press), forthcoming.

“Sister Justina Segale and Americanization: The Making of Catholic Italian Americans,” Vincentian Heritage Journal Vol. 33, Issue 2, Article 4,

“The Journal of Sister Justina and the Santa Maria Institute,” with M. Christine Anderson and Judith Metz, SC, The American Catholic History Classroom, American Catholic History Research Center and University Archives, The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC, 2017,

Women of Faith: The Chicago Sisters of Mercy and the Evolution of a Religious Community, Fordham University Press, 2014.

Empowering the People of God: Catholic Action before and after Vatican II, ed. with Jeremy Bonner and Christopher Denny, Fordham University Press, 2013.

Media Coverage
Country Focus
United States
Expertise by Geography
United States
Expertise by Chronology
19th century, 20th century
Expertise by Topic
Gender, Religion, Women