Marie-Claire Klassen

Marie-Claire Klassen


Ph.D. Moral Theology with Minor in Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame (expected 2023)

M.T.S. Moral Theology, University of Notre Dame (2017)

M.A. Global Studies, Erasmus Mundus Global Studies Consortium, Leipzig University, Germany (2013)

B.A. Classics and International Development, University of King's College, Halifax, Canada (2011)

Area of Study

Moral Theology/Christian Ethics



Contemporary Christianity in Israel-Palestine

Fields of Interest:

Theological Ethnography
Catholic Social Teaching
Peace Studies
Human Rights
Feminist Theology
Liberation Theology
Religion and Politics in Israel-Palestine

Teaching Competencies:

I am capable of teaching courses related to my fields of interest listed above.

Teaching Experience:

Instructor, The Christian Peace Tradition: Christian Approaches to Violence from the Early Church to 21st Century

Recent Publications:

Klassen, Marie-Claire. “Mary, Our Lady Who Brings Down Walls: Encountering Mary in Fratelli Tutti and Israel-Palestine Today” Journal for the Society of Christian Ethics 43.1 (forthcoming Spring/Summer 2023).


"Palestinian Liberation Theology: A Theological Ethnography of Women’s Faith Narratives in Israel-Palestine Today"

Director: Todd Whitmore

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