Anna Perkins

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Kingston, Kingston Jamaica

University of the West Indies


Academic Position:
Adjunct Faculty - St Michael's Theological College

Prior Education Background:
2011 – Postgraduate Certificate in University Teaching, University of the West Indies, Mona 2004 – PhD Theological Ethics, Boston College. Title of Dissertation: “Reclaiming Equality: Jamaica’s Michael Manley and Catholic Social Teaching in Dialogue”. 1996 - MPhil. Christian Theology in the Modern World, University of Cambridge. Title of Dissertation: “The Political Dimension of Forgiveness in light of the Proceedings of the Third Conference of Latin American Bishops, Puebla, 1979”. 1990 - BA Theology (First Class), University of the West Indies, Mona.

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Recent Publications:
Perkins, Anna Kasafi. Is Moral Dis-Ease Making Jamaica Ill? Revisiting the Conversation. 2013 Grace Kennedy Foundation Lecture. [abridged version in International Journal of Public Theology 7 (2013) 409-425)] Perkins, Anna Kasafi, Donald Chambers and Jacqueline Porter (eds). JUSTICE AND PEACE IN A RENEWED CARIBBEAN: Contemporary Catholic Reflections. Palgrave MacMillan, 2012. (This is an edited volume to which I contribute the introductory chapter, a joint chapter on Black Power in the Caribbean, as well as functioned as chief editor for the content, etc.). Official launch February 12, 2013 Perkins, Anna Kasafi. Justice as Equality: Michael Manley’s Caribbean Vision of Justice. Peter Lang Publishers, November 2010.

Professional Activities and Affiliations:
•International Association of Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE) •Caribbean Network of Quality Assurance (CANQATE) •Catholic Theology in the Caribbean Today (also member of the Planning Committee) •Black Catholics Theological Symposium (BCTS) •Catholic Theological Society of America (CTSA)

Research Interests:

  • Fundamental moral theology
  • Social ethics
  • Sexual ethics
  • Political ethics
  • Business ethics
  • Economic and employment issues
  • Human rights
  • Feminist ethics
  • Gender
  • Globalization

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