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Women in Psychology Presentation

Kathleen Barry, PhD  presented a paper at the 36th Annual Association for Women in Psychology conference that was held March 2-6 in Philadelphia.

Kathleen’s presentation entitled “What Can 8 Former Catholic Nuns Over the Age of 70 Tell 21st Century Audiences About Women, Power, and Authority” identified the ways that the former nuns challenged the sanctioned authority of the Catholic Church and how these acts of questioning transformed their personal and communal relationships to authority, power, and obedience.

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