Cajun by birth, Dr. Jennifer E. Morel completed degrees in theology at the Pontifical Universities of the Angelicum and the Gregorian, studying as well at the John Paul II Pontifical Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family in Rome. In 2013, she obtained her doctorate with a thesis in Catholic social doctrine at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross. Former coordinator of studies at the Markets, Culture and Ethics Research Centre at Holy Cross, Dr. Morel is currently a professor of moral theology at Notre Dame Seminary in New Orleans and the Director of Research for the International Institute of Culture and Gender Studies, in collaboration with whom she is writing a book on “a theology of masculinity and femininity.”