Maureen Day, Ph.D., is the Associate Professor of Religion and Society at the Franciscan School of Theology. She is an award-winning author, and her books and articles can be found in both Catholic and academic publications, including Catholic Activism Today: Individual Transformation and the Struggle for Social Justice (NYU Press 2020) and Young Adult American Catholics: Explaining Vocation in Their Own Words (Paulist Press 2018).
As a sociologist with training in theology, her teaching and research areas include religion in American civic life, Catholicism, family, and social ethics. Her current co-authored book project, Catholicism’s Crossroads (NYU Press Forthcoming), reports the findings from a national survey of American Catholics and interviews with nearly sixty Catholic leaders through the themes of church, authority, race, sex and family, citizenship and future.
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