Women in Theology at Marquette

Web Posted: 06/01/2010

Dr. Kari-Shane Davis Zimmerman

Assistant Professor of Theology at College of St. Benedict/St. John’s University in St. Joseph, Minnesota, Davis Zimmerman (Ph.D., 2007) came to Marquette after completing her M.A. thesis under Stanley Hauerwas at Duke University Divinity School. Today she teaches courses like Introduction to the Biblical Tradition; Family, Church, and Society; Contemporary Moral Problems: Lies, Sex, and Work; The Moral Vision of Pope John Paul II; and Women’s Theological Perspectives at St. Benedict/St. John’s. Beyond her publishing and academic involvement, she is Associate Director of the New Wine/New Wineskins Annual Conference for Young Catholic Moral Theologians at the University of Notre Dame (2009- 2012); a member of the Moral Theology Administrative Team for the Catholic Theological Society of America (2008-2011); and is a member of Abbott Northwestern Hospital’s Ethics Committee.


Theology Department Mission Statement

Theology Department Mission Statement

Marquette University defines itself as Christian, Catholic, Jesuit, urban, and independent. The Department of Theology functions within the university to investigate and understand the Catholic tradition, its relation to other Christian communions, and to other religions of the world. Read more of our mission statement.