Sister Roseanne McDougall, S.H.C.J., Ed.D.
Assistant Professor (Retired)
Sister Roseanne received her M. A. and Ed.D. from Columbia University in 1990 and 1991, respectively. She has taught at La Salle in both the undergraduate and graduate religion programs for numerous years. While she has researched several topics related to her teaching, her main focus has been on Cornelia Connelly, culminating his her 2008 book: Cornelia Connelly’s Innovations in Female Education, 1846-1864: Revolutionizing the School Curriculum for Girls.
Areas of Expertise
- Religious education
- Faith formation
- Developing classroom pedagogies
- Ed.D., 1991, Columbia University
- M.A., 1990,Columbia University
- M.A.T. 1976,University of San Francisco
- A.B., 1968, Immaculate Heart College
Publications and Presentations
- Cornelia Connelly’s Innovations in Female Education, 1846-1864: Revolutionizing the School Curriculum for Girls. Lewisburg, NY: Mellen Press, 2008.
- “Interdisciplinary Education and Critical Thinking in Religion and History: A Case Study of Two-Content Based Linked Courses,” with Jeffrey LaMonica, Journal of Effective Teaching 7.1 (2007): 44-60. http://www.uncw.edu/cte/ET/articles/Vol7_1/Lamonica.htm.
- “Sankofa: An Inherently Religious Dimension of African Education,” International Handbook for Religious, Moral and Spiritual Education. Ed. Marian deSouza, Gloria Durka, Kathleen Engebretson, Robert Jackson, and Andrew McGrady. Vol. 1. Amsterdam: Springer, 2006. 231-242.
- “From THE CLOUD TO THE CASTLE: Teresian Metaphor as Transition from ‘Unknowing’ to ‘Being Known’” in David B. Perrin, Women Christian Mystics And Their Relevance Today. Lanham, MD: Sheed & Ward, 2001: 129-142.
- ”Cornelia Connelly: Woman of Mercy and Educator.” Records of the American Catholic Historical Society of Philadelphia 107.1-2 (Spring/Summer 1996): 45-65.