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Bridget Burke Ravizza
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Bridget Burke Ravizza

Professor of Theology and Religious Studies
Theology and Religious Studies920-403-3174

Bridget Burke Ravizza is a professor of theology and religious studies at St. Norbert College. Her research focuses on sexual ethics and the ethics of marriage and family. She serves as the Olive Branch Coordinator at the Cassandra Voss Center (CVC) on campus, promoting dialogue across differences. In the classroom, she enjoys thinking with students about relationships and virtues that contribute to a meaningful life and a just world. She is a recipient of the Leonard Ledvina Award for Excellence in Teaching and the Founder’s Award in recognition of her contributions to the Norbertine spirit and tradition on campus.

  • RELS 117 Introduction to Theology
  • RELS 310 Marriage and Family as Vocation
  • RELS 333 Christian Ethics: Theology and Society
  • RELS 318 Feminist Theology
  • THEO 504 Christian Ethics

  • B.A. – Santa Clara University
  • M.A. – University of San Diego
  • Ph.D. – Boston College (Theological ethics)

  • Ethics of marriage and family
  • Sexual ethics

Project Holiness: Marriage as a Workshop for Everyday Saints, with Julie Donovan Massey (Liturgical Press, 2015), Winner of a 2016 Catholic Press Association Book Award

Journal Articles and Book Chapters:
“A Consideration of Teaching, Friendship, and Boundaries in Catholic Higher Education,” with Mara Brecht, in the Journal of Moral Theology (January, 2021)

“Love as Holiness in the Daily Lives of Married Couples,” with Julie Massey, chapter in Sex, Love & Families: Catholic Perspectives, edited by Jason King and Julie Hanlon Rubio (Liturgical Press, 2020).

“Sexual Ethics at a Catholic College: Curricular and Extra-Curricular Challenges and Responsibilities,” with Julie Massey in INTAMS Review (Journal for the Study of Marriage & Spirituality), 2014, 20: 306-316.

“Feminism a Must: Catholic Sexual Ethics for Today’s College Classroom,” chapter in Women, Wisdom, and Witness: Engaging Contexts in Conversation edited by Kathleen J. Dolphin and Rosemary P. Carbine (Liturgical Press, 2012).