Dr. Christie Billups

Dr. Christie Billups

Assistant Professor, Curriculum Development Advisor, Office of Service Learning

Credentials:
D.Min., Catholic Theological Union, 2007
M.A.P.S., Catholic Theological Union, 2001
M.A.T., National Lewis University, 1990
B.A., St. Michael’s College, 1982

Dr. Christie Billups is an Assistant Professor of Theology, Director of Pastoral Ministry, and Coordinator of Service Learning at Lewis University. She has been a practical, pastoral theologian in both academia and ministry in schools, jails, parishes, and hospitals. Some topics may include ministry with LGBT youth, juvenile justice, confronting racism, restorative justice and prison ministry.

Celebration of Scholarship Mentor:
Privatization of Water Services in Fairmont, Illinois
Undergraduate Student Project in Humanities

Scarcity of Food Resources in Fairmont, Illinois
Undergraduate Student Project in Humanities

Presentations:
Billups, C. (2014, October). Practicing faithful justice: Faith behind bars – an emerging pedagogy. Presentation session at the annual conference for Peace & Justice Studies Association, San Diego, CA.

Billups, C. (2014, November). I was in prison and you visited me. Workshop presented for Fort Wayne-South Bend, Indiana Diocese, Warsaw, IN.

Billups, C. (2015, April). Mission behind bars. Presentation at annual World Mission Institute, Chicago, IL.