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Mary K. Rudy

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Contact Info
    Box 90760, Durham, NC 27708-0760 (919) 949-5338 (office)
    (email)
Education

    Ph.D. Duke University 1993
    M.Div. Duke University 1989
Areas of Research

Ethics, Animals, Feminism, Religion, Food Politics, Conservation, Ecofeminism
Professional Experience / Employment History

  • Duke University Associate Professor of Ethics and Women's Studies, Women's Studies Program, February 19, 2000 - present
  • Assistant Professor of the Practice of Ethics and Women's Studies, Women's Studies Program, 1994-2000
  • Princeton University Visiting Research Fellow, Center for the Study of American Religion, 1993-94
Awards, Honors, and Distinctions
  • David Paletz course enhancement award, Unknown, December 2012
  • Course Development Award from New Beginnings for Spring Animal Course, September 2005
  • Grant Award from Duke Human Rights Initiative, September 2005
  • New Beginnings: Race Culture and Medicine, provost, September 2004
  • FIPSE Course development award, Kenan Ethics, September 2003
  • Medical Ethics Class-Anne Lyerly, Duke Women's Studies, September 2003
  • GELP course development award, GELP, May 2003
  • Chapel Pathways Course Development Award, DU Chapel, April 2003
  • Latino Studies course development award, Latino Studies, September 2002
  • Alumni Distinguished Teaching Award, Duke Universtiy, 0 2000
  • Arts and Science Research Council Research Grants, Duke University, 0 1998
  • Faculty Development Award for Service-Learning, Duke University, 0 1998
  • Trinity College Distinguished Teaching Award, Duke University, 0 1995
  • Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Center for the Study of American Religion, Princeton Univ., February 1993
  • Young Scholars of Religion Program, Lilly Foundation, February 1993
  • Dissertation Year Fellowship, Louisville Institute for Study of Protestantism and American Culture, 0 1992
  • Dempster Fellowship, United Methodist Church, 0 1990
  • Anne McDougall Scholarship, Duke Program in Women's Studies, 0 1988

Conferences Organized
  • host scholar : HAS summer 6 week seminarhost scholar : HAS summer 6 week seminar. June 1, 2009, June 01, 2009
  • Organized Grad Student Panel on HASCompassionate Living Conference, October, 2007
  • Planning Committee for National Council for Research on Women, July 1998

Professional Service
  • Manuscript Reviewer for Theology and Sexuality, June 02, 2004 - present
  • 3 papers for Feminist Studies plus several others, 8 December 2003
  • Latino Studies Steering Committee, 1 August 2003
  • Jean Fox O'Barr Distinguished Chair Search Committee, 1 May 2003
  • Faculty Associate for Center for the Study of Medical Ethics and Humanities, 1 August 2000
  • Kenan Faculty Council, Kenan Ethics Program, 1 August 1998
  • Women's studies Steering Committee, 1 August 1994
  • Duke-UNC Bioethics Research Group, 1 August 1994
  • Co taught Inaugural University Course, December 2012
  • Journal Referee. December 12, 2012, December 2012, Journal Referee
  • Manuscript Review. July 2010, July, 2010, Manuscript Review
  • Manuscript Review for University of Illinois Press. December 29, 2009, December 2009, Manuscript Review for University of Illinois Press
  • Tenure Committe Frances Hasso, December 2009
  • Frances Hasso Tenure Committee, December 2009
  • Ara Wilson Tenure Committee, December 2006
  • Joint Committee on Student Affairs, December 2006
  • Educational Planning Committe on Ethics, Fall 2005
  • Manuscript Reviewer, December 2005
  • Kenan Assistant Director Search Committee, July 2003
  • Tina Campt's Tenure Committee, January-May 2003
  • Kathi Weeks Tenure Committee, July 2002
  • Advisory Committee for the Program in the Study of Sexualities, 1996-2001
  • Arts and Science Council, 1999-2001
  • Task Force on Faculty Roles and Rewards, National Women's Studies Association, 1998-2000
  • Advisory Committee for Faculty Forum, 1997-99
  • Women's Studies Steering Committee, 1998
  • Gay and Lesbian Task Force, 1995-96
Recent Publications   (More Publications)   (search)
  1. MK Rudy. "The Double Effect/Proportionalist Controversy."  Reprinted in Catholic Livves, Contemporary Lives, Thomas J. Ferraro, ed. (Durham, NC: Duke Univ, 1997 South Atlantic Quarterly 93:3 (Summer, 2013): 693-710.
  2. MK Rudy. "Abortion, Grace, and the Wesleyan Quadrilateral." Quarterly Review of the United Methodist Church  (Spring, 2013): 71-88.
  3. MK Rudy. "The Social Construction of Social Identity and the Ordination of ’Practicing’ Homosexuals: A Christian Ethical Response." The Journal of Religious Ethics 25:1 (Spring, 2013): 701-719.
  4. MK Rudy. "Ethics, Reproduction, Utopia: Gender and Childbearing in "Woman on the Edge of Time" and "The Left Hand of Darkness"." NWSA Journal 9:1 (Spring, 2013): 22-38.
  5. MK Rudy. "Queer Theory and Feminism." Women’s Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal 29 (Fall, 2013): 195-216.
Selected Talks

  • Commencement Speech for NC Service DOgs, 12 December 2012
  • Winter Forum 2013, Beuafort/ Duke Marine Lab, 12 December 2012
  • HAS keynote address, June 25, 2010
  • Dog Fighting and Animal Studies, September, 2007
  • Food Politics, July, 2007
  • Homosexuality and Ethics, University of Richmond, April 21, 2005
  • Vocation and Feminism, Duke Chapel Pathways lecture, September 22, 2005
  • Homosexuality in the UMC, Guilford College, October 02, 2004
  • Beyond Being (Gay), University of Richmond, September 22, 2004
  • HIV and Issues in Undergraduate Population, Duke Hospital ID clinic Grand Rounds, July 03, 2004
  • Vocation and Feminism, Chapel Pathways project, February 21, 2004
  • Down Low Panel, Mary Lou Williams Center, 1 December 2003
  • Abortion and Ethics, Library/Special Conference, 1 November 2003
  • Barefoot and Pregnant/Women in Ministry, Women's Center/ Chapel Pathways, 17 September 2003
  • Latino Health Issues, DUMC, 25 March 2003
  • Chicana Feminism, Women's Center Duke University, 28 February 2003
  • 1. Parenting as (a) Queer, Miami University, Oxford, OH, 1 March 2001
  • 2. Subjectivity and Belief: Meditations on a Queer Christian Experience, Vanderbilt Divinity School, Nashville, TN, 1 November 2000
  • 3. Abortion and the Other(s), Plenary Lecture, Albion College, Albion, MI, 1 November 2000
  • 4. Mapping the Moralities of Abortion, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN, 1 April 2000
  • 5. Subjectivity and Belief, Plenary Lecture, Harvard Divinity School, Cambridge, MA, 1 April 1999
  • 6. Girl Deconstructed: Radical Feminism in Durham, NC, 1980-Present, Keynote Speaker, NC Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Conference, Asheville, NC, 1 March 1998
  • 7. Philosophical Approaches to Ethical Dilemmas in the Natural Sciences, Welcome Address to Incoming Duke Graduate Students, Beaufort, NC, 1 August 1997

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