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RIA # 110: Dr. Susan Shaw on Developing a New Methodology

Dr. Susan Shaw

On this episode, Katie is joined by Dr. Susan Shaw, Professor of Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies at Oregon State University and the co-PI for Oregon State ADVANCE. Susan is the author of Reflective Faith: A Theological Toolbox for Women and God Speaks to Us, Too: Southern Baptist Women on Church, Home, and Society and the co-author with Mina Carson and Tisa Lewis of Girls Rock! 50 Years of Women Making Music. She also serves as the general editor of the 4-volume Women’s Lives around the World: A Global Encyclopedia. Susan is the co-author and editor with Janet Lee of a forthcoming new edition of Gendered Lives, Feminist Visions: Classic and Contemporary Readings in Women and Gender Studies. She is also the co-author with Grace Ji-Sun Kim of the forthcoming book Intersectional Theology: An Introductory Guide, Fortress Press. Susan formerly directed OSU’s School of Language, Culture, and Society, OSU’s Women Studies Program, and OSU’s Difference, Power, & Discrimination Program.

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Show Notes

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Segment 1: Researching Feminist Theology [00:00-12:21]

In this first segment, Susan shares about using a feminist perspective in her research in theology.

In this segment, the following resources are mentioned:

Segment 2: Developing a New Method [12:22-23:43]

In segment two, Susan describes the process of creating a new research method in feminist theology.

Segment 3: Adventures in Academic Blogging [23:44-36:15]

In segment three, Susan shares about her experiences as an academic blogger.

In this segment, the following resources are mentioned:

Bonus Clip #1 [00:00-03:04]: Defining Intersectionality

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