Carol K. Coburn is a professor emerita of religious studies and director of the CSJ Heritage Center at Avila University. She is also a consultant for the Buchanan Initiative for Peace and Nonviolence at Avila University. Coburn has published and presented extensively on topic of American Catholic sisters, including a co-author book with Martha Smith, CSJ, Spirited Lives: How Nuns Shaped Catholic Culture and American Life, 1836-1920.

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Uneasy alliance: A look back at American sisters and clerical authority

Global Sisters Report: Some 19th and early 20th-century conflicts were played out in a different cultural context than later struggles, albeit with some striking similarities.