PhD candidate Emily Dubie successfully defended her dissertation on March 31, 2021. “Loving Your Neighbor Professionally: Theology, Social Work, and the Limits of Moral Agency” was chaired by Dr. Luke Bretherton, and committee members included Drs. Anne Allison, Eugene Rogers, Lauren Winner, and Joseph Winters.
Dubie’s teaching experience is notable, and she is receiving the Certificate in College Teaching along with her degree. She has published several articles, and presented numerous papers. A Dissertation Fellowship with the Louisville Institute has supported her work for this academic year, and she has been the recipient of various other awards and grants. Among those are a dissertation fellowship by the Center for the Study of Philanthropy and Voluntarism (Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University), a D-SIGN grant (Duke Support for Interdisciplinary Networks), a graduate fellowship with the Kenan Institute of Ethics (Duke), and a Religions and Public Life Fellowship (Kenan Institute for Ethics, Duke University). She served as co-coordinator for the Teaching and Learning program within the Graduate Program in Religion.
We in the Graduate Program in Religion wish to offer congratulations to Emily, along with our best wishes for her future career.