Duffy, Kathleen

Kathleen Duffy


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Kathleen Duffy, SSJ is currently a Professor of Physics and co-Director of the Interdisciplinary Honors Program at Chestnut Hill College.  She holds a PhD in Physics from Drexel University.  Formerly, she taught physics at Drexel University, Bryn Mawr College, Ateneo de Manila University, and University of the Philippines.  Kathleen has published research in atomic and molecular physics and in chaos theory in journals such as Physics Review Letters, Journal of Chemical Physics and Chemical Physics Letters, as well as Philippine journals and bulletins.  She is a past President of the Board of Directors of the Metanexus Institute and continues to serve on this Board as Treasurer.  Kathleen also serves on the Advisory Boards of the American Teilhard Association and Cosmos and Creation.  Kathleen’s current research interest concerns the religious essays of Jesuit paleontologist Pierre Teilhard de Chardin and the relationship of his synthesis to modern developments in science.  She has published several book chapters and articles on these topics.  She is also editor of Teilhard Studies, the biannual publication of the American Teilhard Association.