Emily Reimer-Barry

Emily Reimer-Barry
Phone: (619) 260-6827
Fax: (619) 260-2260
Office: Maher Hall 276D

Chair and Associate Professor, Theology and Religious Studies

  • Ph.D., Loyola University Chicago
  • M.T.S., Weston Jesuit School of Theology
  • B.A., University of Notre Dame

Emily Reimer-Barry, PhD, has been a member of the Theology and Religious Studies faculty since 2008. She teaches undergraduate courses in Catholic theology, Christian ethics, sexual ethics, and ethical responses to HIV/AIDS. Her research interests include women’s experiences of HIV/AIDS, cross-cultural analysis of gender roles and marriage traditions, ethnography and ethical methodology, and the intersection of public health and Catholic social teachings.

Areas of Interest

Reimer-Barry teaches undergraduate courses in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies, including both lower division and upper division courses. In all of her courses Reimer-Barry exposes students to the rich, complex traditions of Christian theology and ethics. Some courses require community based learning and/or immersion day trips in Tijuana, Mexico.