Catherine M. Mooney received her master of theological studies from Harvard Divinity School and her PhD in history from Yale University. Her research and teaching interests include the history of spirituality, religious life, saints and canonization, and women's history. She has lived in Argentina and South Africa, where she taught and was a human rights advocate. Her publications include Gendered Voices: Medieval Saints and Their Interpreters (1999); articles on saints such as Francis of Assisi, Clare of Assisi, and Angela of Foligno; and a translation of Guatemalan Mayan women's oral histories, Voices and Images: Mayan Ixil Women of Chajul (2000). She teaches graduate courses in Christian history and spirituality at Weston Jesuit School of Theology in Cambridge, Massachusetts.