The Rev. Dr. Katie Day

The Charles A. Scheiren Professor, Church and Society; Director, Metropolitan/Urban Concentration

The Rev. Dr. Katie DayEmail: [email protected]

Education: BA, Wheaton College, 1973; MDiv, Gordon-Conwell Seminary, 1977; STM, Union Seminary (NY), 1982; PhD, Temple University, 1996; Pastorates in Massachusetts and Pennsylvania, 1977-81, 1983-85. (1985, 1996)

Katie Day holds the Charles A. Schieren Chair in Church and Society at The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia. As a sociologist, with degrees in social ethics and theology as well, she teaches courses which draw heavily on both the social sciences and social ethics. She also directs the Metropolitan/Urban Program at LTSP. Her research interests have included extensive studies in African American congregations, cross-cultural volunteerism and faith-based involvement in economic development, community organizing and social services. Currently she is directing a research project focused on religious communities along Germantown Ave. in Philadelphia. Dr. Day is ordained in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)

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