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Nancy Nienhuis
Former Dean of Campus Life and Vice President of Operations

EDUCATION:

B.A., Taylor University
M.S., Western Illinois University
M.T.S., Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University
Th.M., Harvard University
D.Th., Harvard University

BIOGRAPHY:

Nancy Nienhuis teaches courses on social justice and intimate partner violence.  She holds a doctorate in Religion, Gender, and Culture from Harvard University.  She has a particular interest in issues of domestic violence and sexual assault, particularly as those issues are addressed in the training of clergy.  Her articles have appeared in The Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion, The Journal of Pastoral Care, The Journal of Religion and Abuse, and in Sojourner.  She is currently working with Harvard Divinity School colleague Beverly Mayne Kienzle on a book comparing theological responses to domestic violence in the lives of medieval saints with contemporary responses to such violence.

Primary course areas:
Social Justice
Domestic & Intimate Partner Violence
Theology

See the Andover Newton course schedule for current course offerings.

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