Margaret Lavin, Former Vice-President & Professor Emerita, Regis College
“The woman who most inspires me in scripture is the woman at the well. I love her sassiness. She took Jesus on, and I think we have to be that bold. In the end, He sent her out to be a disciple. – Be a disciple!. Go out and inspire!” – Margaret Lavin
Dr. Margaret Lavin earned her Ph.D. in Systematic Theology from the Faculty of Theology at the University of St. Michael’s College, Toronto. She also received a Master of Religious Education from this same institution. Further, while attending Regis College, the Jesuit Faculty of Theology at the University of Toronto, Margaret completed a Bachelor of Sacred Theology and a Licentiate in Sacred Theology (Summa Cum Laude). Her undergraduate degrees include an honours Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from York University, Toronto, and a Bachelor of Education from St. Andrew’s College in Glasgow Scotland.
She is currently working on her third book that explores how religious belief is affected by language and culture.