Contributions: Arlene Bachanov
Arlene Bachanov is a researcher and writer in the history office of the Adrian Dominican Sisters and an Adrian Dominican Associate. She is the author of “Sister Cannonball: The Nun Who Shook Up Adrian,” Michigan History (May/June 2017): 41–47, and the coauthor with Sister Nadine Foley, OP, of To Fields Near and Far: Adrian Dominican Sisters History, 1933–1961 (Adrian Dominican Sisters, 2015).
Contributions: Elizabeth Michael Boyle O.P.
Elizabeth Michael Boyle, OP, is a retired professor of English at Caldwell College. She is the author of Preaching the Poetry of the Gospels (Liturgical Press, 2003) and Science as Sacred Metaphor (Liturgical Press, 2006)
Edited: Jeffrey M. Burns
Jeffrey M. Burns is Director of the Frances G. Harpst Center for Catholic Thought and Culture at the University of San Diego and Director of the Academy of American Franciscan History. He is the author of Disturbing the Peace: A History of the Christian Family Movement, 1949–1974.
Contributions: James T. Carroll
James T. Carroll is a professor of history at Iona College in New Rochelle, New York. He is the author of Seeds of Faith: Catholic Indian Boarding Schools (Garland, 2000).
Contributions: Heath Carter
Heath W. Carter is an associate professor of American Christianity at Princeton Theological Seminary. He is the author of Union Made: Working People and the Rise of Social Christianity in Chicago (Oxford University Press, 2015) and editor of The Pew and the Picket Line: Christianity and the American Working Class (University of Illinois Press, 2016).
Contributions: Kathleen Sprows Cummings
Kathleen Sprows Cummings is a professor of history and American studies at the University of Notre Dame. She is the author of A Saint of Our Own: How the Quest for a Holy Hero Helped Catholics Become American (University of North Carolina Press, 2019) and New Women of the Old Faith: Gender and American Catholicism in the Progressive Era (University of North Carolina Press, 2009).
Contributions: Diane Kennedy O.P.
Diane Kennedy, OP, a Dominican Sister of Sinsinawa, served as the founding director of the Parable Conference for Dominican Life and Mission. After retiring from a long career in Dominican higher education, she is now the vice postulator for the cause of the Venerable Samuel Mazzuchelli.
Contributions: Margaret M. McGuinness
Margaret M. McGuinness is Professor of American Catholicism at La Salle University. She is the author of Neighbors and Missionaries: A History of the Sisters of Our Lady of Christian Doctrine and Called to Serve: A History of Nuns in America.
Contributions: Donna Maria Moses O.P.
Donna Marie Moses, OP, is a chaplain at the Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. She is the author of American Catholic Women Religious: Radicalized by Mission (Macmillan, 2017).
Contributions: Cecilia Murray O.P.
Cecilia Murray, OP, teaches in the Philosophy and Religious Studies department at Mount St. Mary College, Newburgh, New York. Her publications in- clude Other Waters: A History of the Dominican Sisters of Newburgh, New York (Brookville Books, 1993) and Evergreen Land: A History of the Dominican Sisters of Edmonds, Washington (Active Press, 1997), which she cowrote with David Buerge.
Contributions: Christopher J. Renz O.P.
Christopher J. Renz, OP, is a professor of liturgical studies and science and theology and director of institutional research at the Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology (Berkeley). He is the author of “The Hymn of Creation and the Divine Office,” in Sacred Sounds—Exhibition Booklet (Berkeley, CA: Doug Adams Gallery, 2019) and “Liturgical Piety, Awe, and Beauty in a New Liturgical Movement,” Antiphon 9, no. 3 (2015): 284–309.
Contributions: Ellen Skerrett
Ellen Skerrett is a historian of Chicago with a particular interest in Irish America. Her books include Born in Chicago: A History of Chicago’s Jesuit University (Loyola Press, 2008) and Chicago: City of Neighborhoods (Loyola University Press, 1986).
Contributions: Cynthia Taylor
Cynthia Taylor is an assistant professor of history at Dominican University of California, and the author of A. Philip Randolph: The Religious Journey of an African American Labor Leader (New York University Press, 2005).
Contributions: Janet Welsh O.P.
Janet Welsh, OP, a Dominican Sister of Sinsinawa, was the founding director of the Sister Mary Nona McGreal, OP, Center for Dominican Historical Studies at Dominican University until her retirement in 2019. She was the coordinator of Project OPUS: The History of the Order of Preachers in the United States, and served as managing editor of this volume.