Kaley specializes in academic research writing, but also can write shorter essays, book reviews, and blog style writing.
Kaley's interests include: historical and theological research; teaching; mentoring; recreational reading; running; weight training; traveling.
Kaley's education at Villanova included intense study of the following areas:
1. Theories of religion and violence
2. Violence towards women in religion
3. Spirituality and education
4. Sex and gender in Christian ethics
She also took three courses with the Villanova History department to supplement her theology courses, including: Women and Gender in the Middle East, the Enlightenment, and American Historiography.
Kaley's theological interests include the areas listed above, as well as the Hebrew Scriptures, particularly the Wisdom Literature.
Kaley's rigorous education with Whitworth University's history department focused on a variety of topics, such as Medieval Russia, the Vietnam War, Leadership in American History, and Pacific Northwest History.
Kaley also specialized in public history and has work experience in library, museums, and archives.
Kaley sharpened her advanced research and analytical skills during her time as a graduate student in theology and history at Villanova University. Each semester, she undertook three research projects that translated into 15-25 page papers, as well as completing numerous shorter essays and book reviews.
Kaley also has two years of secondary history teaching experience, and initiated the curriculum development and implementation for 7th, 9th, and 10th grade history courses
Kaley explored issues in spirituality and education while a graduate student at Villanova, and this continues to be an area of strong interest.
As a graduate student, Kaley researched violence towards women in religion. She is deeply interested in women's history and issues facing women in the modern world.
Kaley has enjoyed being physically active her entire life, from high school basketball, to yoga, and running.
This year, she trained and ran her first marathon, and hopes to participate in more.
Published research paper as article in "Concept: an interdisciplinary journal of graduate studies" at Villanova University.
"Wise Sex: Affirmation of Human Sexuality and Female Desire in the Song of Songs"
Adapted research paper to present as speech at research conference for Villanova Theology department.
Adapted "Violence Towards Women in Islam" graduate research paper for presentation in undergraduate honors Religion and Violence class at invitation of professor.