MA and PhD University of Chicago Divinity School, 1976
Feminist, Womanist, or Mujerista Ethics
Gender and Sexual Ethics
History of Theological Ethics
War, Peace, and Peacebuilding
Global Justice, Christology, and Christian Ethics (Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2013).
Theology and Praxis of Gender Equality (Bangalore, India: Dharmaram Publications, 2018).
Blessed Are the Peacemakers: Pacifism, Just War, and Peacebuilding (Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press, 2019).
Concilium: Gender and Theology, Spirituality, Practice, no. 4 (2012), eds. Lisa Sowle Cahill, Diego Irarrazaval, and Elaine Wainwright (London: SCM Press).
Concilium: Corruption, no. 5 (2014), eds. Regina Ammicht Quinn, Lisa Sowle Cahill, and Luiz Carlos Susin, (London: SCM Press).
Concilium: Families, no. 2 (2016), eds. Susan A. Ross, Lisa Sowle Cahill, Erik Borgman, and Sarojini Nadar, (London: SCM Press).
“Just War, Pacifism, Just Peace, and Peacebuilding.” Theological Studies 80, no. 1 (March 2019): 169-185.
“Catholic Tradition on Peace, War, and Just Peace,” in A Just Peace Ethic Primer: Building Sustainable Peace and Breaking Cycles of Violence, ed. Eli S. McCarthy (Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2020), 35-54.
“Mining and Women’s Activism: Still Under the Surface of Catholic Social Teaching,” in Celia Deane-Drummond and Hilda Koster, eds., Gender, Mining, and Toxic Contamination (Bloomsbury, 2022), prepared under the auspices of the Laudato Si’ Research Institute, Campion Hall, Oxford.
“Power, Sex and Violence: Resisting Catholic Clergy Sex Abuse,” submitted for edited volume, 3-year project on Clericalism and Sexuality (2019-2021), Von Hügel Institute of the University of Cambridge (UK).
Professional Activities and Affiliations
Asian Horizons (Journal of Dharmaram College, Bangalore, India), Advisory Board 2014-present.
Irish Theological Quarterly, Maynooth, International Advisory Board, 2016-present.
Journal of Catholic Social Thought, Editorial Board, 2011-present.
Journal of Religious Ethics, Editorial Board, Associate Editor and/or Board of Trustees, 1978-present.
Melita Theologica (Journal of the University of Malta), International Advisory Board, 2012- present.
Bloomsbury Series on Theology, Gender and Ecology, 2018-present.
Catholic Theological Society of America, President 1992-93 (Vice-President, 1990-1991, President-Elect 1991-1992, Past President 1993-1994); Nominating Committee 1996-1998; Chair, Moral Theology Steering Committee 1984-1987; Bioethics/Healthcare Ethics Steering Committee, 2007-2008.
Society of Christian Ethics, President, 1997-1998 (Vice President and President Elect, 1996); Board of Directors, 1982-1986.
Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1996-present.