|Kathleen A. O'Shea, a nun for 30 years, is a social worker who does research on female offenders, with an emphasis on women on death row. She brings her presentation "Women on Death Row" to La Salle University's main campus on Monday, April 4th. |
O'Shea is a teacher, writer, activist, and lecturer with a great passion for what she does. She published Female Offenders: An Annotated Bibliography in 1997, Women and the Death Penalty in the United States: 1900-1998, in 1999, and Women on the Row: Revelations From Both Sides of the Bars, in May, 2000.
She lives and works at Innisfree Village, a life-time facility for mentally handicapped adults in rural Virginia and is currently working on "Hymns of the Revolution" (a novel based on her memoirs of Chile, 1965-1973).
"Women on Death Row" will be held at 7:00 PM in the Music Room, Union Building.