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Santa Clara University
Location: Kenna Hall
Room number: 321
Karen Peterson-Iyer, Ph.D.
Academic Year Adjunct Lecturer
Karen Peterson-Iyer received her B.A. in Political Science from Stanford University, her M.Div. at the Graduate Theological Union, and her M.A., M.Phil., and Ph.D. in Ethics (Religious Studies) at Yale University. Her research interests are currently focused on sexual ethics (contemporary sexuality), bioethics, and human trafficking. Karen has also worked in the past in campus ministry and on the writing and editorial staff of Sojourners magazine in Washington, D.C. She is married with two sons.
TESP 119: Theology, Sex, and Relationships
Selected Publications: (for a complete list, access CV here)
“Finding God in All Things.” Conversations on Jesuit Higher Education, Fall 2014.
Mobile Porn?' Teenage Sexting and Justice for Women. Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics, Fall/Winter 2013
Designer Children: Reconciling Genetic Technology, Feminism, and Christian Faith (Pilgrim Press, 2004).
"Pharmacogenomics, Ethics, and Public Policy." Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal, March 2008.
"Motherhood and Tenure: Can Catholic Universities Support Both?" Catholic Education: A Journal of Inquiry and Practice, March 2005. With Bridget Burke Ravizza.
"Prostitution: A Feminist Ethical Analysis," Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion, Fall 1998.