Sally Vance-Trembath was born and raised in Iowa. She earned her MA and Ph. D. at the University of Notre Dame. She has worked in Catholic education all her professional life and has been particularly interested in the relationships among the Church, the school and the wider society. During the Archbishop Hunthausen investigation by the Vatican, she served on his Pastoral Council. That experience was seminal in the formation of her work on the ecclesiology of Vatican II.
Her first publication was in Theological Studies entitled "John Paul II's Ut Unum Sint and the Conversation with Women" in 1999. Her latest is "Theologies in Dialogue: The Place of Religion in the 21st Century University," published in Consensus: A Canadian Lutheran Journal of Theology in 2006. She was national the Vice-President of Voice of the Faithful, the lay organization that was formed to respond to the abuse of children by clergy and the leadership crisis in the Church. She has appeared frequently on television and radio to talk about Catholic issues. She is a member of St. Ignatius Parish in San Francisco.
TESP 4 The Christian Tradition
TESP 46 Faith, Justice and Poverty
TESP 70 Catholic Ethics and Jesuit Spirituality
TESP 127 Theology of Family
TESP 124 Theology of Marriage
PMIN 202 Catholic Theology
October 2006: "Theologies in Dialogue: The Place of Religion in the 21st Century University," Consensus: A Canadian Lutheran Journal of Theology October, 2006.
September 2006: articles on canonization and Catholicism in The Encyclopedia of Religion, Communication and Media, Daniel A. Stout, Ed. New York, Routledge, 2006.
Spring 2004: article entitled, "Pope John XXIII" in The Encyclopedia of Leadership. Edited by Catherine Cookson. New York: Routledge, 2004.
Fall 2004: "Jesuit Education and Citizenship" in Connections, September Volume.
Fall 2003: article entitled, "Vatican II," in The Encyclopedia of Religious Freedom, Edited by Catherine Cookson. New York: Routledge, 2003.
Spring 1999: "John Paul II's Ut Unum Sint and the Conversation with Women" in Theological Studies 60 (1999).