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Kaley M
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Beaverton, OR
Joined 10/28/2014
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"I am not a teacher, but an awakener." --Robert Frost

Kaley holds a BA from Whitworth University, with a major in History and minors in Public History and French. In addition, Kaley holds an MA from Villanova University in Theology, with a concentration in Historical Studies.

Kaley is an engaging educator and skilled researcher in history and religious studies with "hands-on" education related skills, 2 years of teaching experience, advanced research and analytical skills, and proficiency in public speaking and presentations.

Well-organized, detail-oriented, and diligent in completing projects in a timely fashion, Kaley is dedicated to the continuous learning of all areas of historical research and education, with a deep appreciation for the importance of history, art, and culture.

As a graduate student, Kaley wrote numerous lengthy research papers, as well as shorter essays and book reviews. One of her research projects, "Wise Sex: Affirmation of Human Sexuality and Female Desire in the Song of Songs" was published in Concept, Villanova's interdisciplinary journal of graduate studies.

Kaley's areas of academic interest include: American History, Public History, Leadership in American History, Hebrew Scriptures, Religion and Violence, Sex and Gender in the history of Christianity, and Spirituality and Education.

Kaley also has many years of work experience in public and academic libraries. She is an avid reader and enjoys literature of all types.

Spending time abroad in France in 2007 while a student at Whitworth, Kaley returned to France in 2009 to work with Youth With A Mission both in France and Madagascar. She has a strong interest in traveling and learning about and experiencing foreign cultures.


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Specialties

Kaley specializes in academic research writing, but also can write shorter essays, book reviews, and blog style writing.

Interests

Kaley's interests include: historical and theological research; teaching; mentoring; recreational reading; running; weight training; traveling.

Education

Villanova University

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.

Whitworth University

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.

Education

2 Projects Completed

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

Spirituality

1 Projects Completed

Kaley explored issues in spirituality and education while a graduate student at Villanova, and this continues to be an area of strong interest.

Women

1 Projects Completed

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.

Fitness

1 Projects Completed

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.

Article

2 Projects Completed

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"

Speech

2 Projects Completed

Adapted research paper to present as speech at research conference for Villanova Theology department.

Presentation

1 Projects Completed

Adapted "Violence Towards Women in Islam" graduate research paper for presentation in undergraduate honors Religion and Violence class at invitation of professor.

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