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Carol K. Coburn
Professor in Religious Studies and Women's & Gender Studies
Director, CSJ Center for Heritage
Ph.D. University of Kansas
B.S., M.A. Kansas State University
816.501.3713
Carol.Coburn@avila.edu






Clifford Kroski
Adjunct Professor of Philosophy
M.Div. St. Mary's Seminary and University
816.501.3689
Clifford.Kroski@avila.edu







Ken A. Parsons
Chair, Religious Studies & Philosophy
Director, Center for Global Studies & Social Justice
Associate Professor of Philosophy

Ph.D. Michigan State University
816.501.2407
Ken.Parsons@avila.edu






Leslie Dorrough Smith
Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and Women's & Gender Studies
Director, Women's & Gender Studies Program

Ph.D. University of California, Santa Barbara
816.501.3684
Leslie.Smith@avila.edu







Beringia Zen, CSJA
Adjunct Professor of Religious Studies
Ph.D. (ABD), Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, CA
816.501.3689
Beringia.Zen@avila.edu

Avila University
11901 Wornall Road, Kansas City, MO 64145
800.462.8452
Religious Studies & Philosophy
Ken Parsons, Ph.D., Chair, Religious Studies & Philosophy
816.501.2407