Activist – Scholar – Teacher – Minister

Claremont, California, November 1, 2021 at dusk photo by Janice L. Poss

Janice Leah Poss is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Women’s and Gender Studies in Religion program at Claremont Graduate University, holds an MA in Pastoral Theology from Loyola Marymount University and is Senior Coordinator for the Pat Reif Memorial Lecture at CGU . She is a comparative, interreligious scholar concentrating on women’s issues in Roman Catholicism and Tibetan Buddhism. She has a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.. She teaches on Thematic Bible Topics and the Vatican II document, Nostra Aetate. Her areas of interest are the intersection of aesthetics, ethics, feminism, praxis, social justice, activism, international peace-building and women’s leadership.  She has contributed articles to many feminist publications and most recently to ATLA’s series, Women in Religion, Claiming Notability for Women Activists in Religion on Buddhist scholar, Miranda Shaw as part of the larger 1000 Women in Red (Religion) project of the AAR/SBL Women’s Caucus and Wikipedia.

See also: https://scholar.cgu.edu/janicelposs/