Upcoming Events

Greater Chicago Alumni/ae Chapter Gathering & Faculty Lecture by Dr. Pamela Cooper-White

April 26, 2018 @ 1:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Episcopal Diocese of Chicago, St. James Commons
65 E Huron St
Chicago, IL 60611
Emily Odom

Join with Greater Chicago area Union alums and Union’s alumni/ae relations director, Rev. Emily Odom, for a liturgically-shaped afternoon of engaging speakers—including Union’s own Dr. Pamela Cooper-White—conversation, prayer, and song.

The Rev. Pamela Cooper-White, Ph.D., Union Seminary’s Christiane Brooks Johnson Professor of Psychology and Religion, will be speaking on the occasion of the Spring Convocation 2018 of Bexley Seabury—an Episcopal Center for Learning & Discipleship—titled “What Does the Lord Require? Pastoral and Prophetic Witness in Traumatic Times.”

Dr. Cooper-White looks forward to personally greeting Union alums during the reception which will follow the program. To register for the Convocation, click here.

The event is free and open to the public. There is street parking and there are also a number of parking lots in the general vicinity of St. James Commons. The location is right off the Michigan Avenue shopping district.

If you are planning to attend the Convocation, please also notify Emily Odom by email or telephone at  212-280-1419.

About Pamela Cooper-White: Pamela Cooper-White began her education as an art and music major at Boston University, graduating with a Bachelor of Music degree Magna cum Laude. She went on to earn both a PhD at Harvard University in historical musicology with a dissertation on Arnold Schoenberg’s opera Moses und Aron, and a Master of Divinity with Honors at Harvard Divinity School.

Widely published, Dr. Cooper-White’s research interests have centered on feminist/Womanist theology and the prevention of violence against women; countertransference, intersubjectivity, and the use of the self in pastoral care and psychotherapy; the intersection of pastoral theology and postmodern relational psychoanalysis; and the history of early psychoanalysis and religion.

Dr. Cooper-White is an ordained Episcopal priest, a certified clinical Fellow in the American Association of Pastoral Counselors, a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in Illinois, and a Board Certified Counselor in the National Board for Certified Counselors. Past two-term Co-Chair of the Psychology, Culture, and Religion Group of the American Academy of Religion, she currently serves on the PCR-AAR Steering Committee, on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Pastoral Theology, and as Secretary of the International Association for Spiritual Care.

For her complete faculty bio, visit https://utsnyc.edu/faculty/pamela-cooper-white/