2007 D.Min., Catholic Theological Union
2001 M.A.P.S., Catholic Theological Union
1990 M.A.T., National Lewis University
1982 B.A., St. Michael’s College
Dr. Billups is an instructor in the Department of Theology. She received D.Min. and MAPS degrees from Catholic Theological Union in Chicago, a MAT in Elementary Education from National Louis University, and a B.A. in Religious Studies from St. Michael’s College in Winooski, VT.
She has been a Practical Theologian in both academia and by serving as Youth Minister, High School Campus Minister, Theology Teacher, and Jail Minister. Her writing has been diverse in nature. Some topics include Ministry with LGBT Youth (her doctoral thesis topic), Juvenile Justice: Ethical Considerations, and Confronting Racism in a Diverse, Urban Catholic High School.
She will be published in New Theology Review sometime in the coming year addressing some of the issues found in her doctoral work on Ministry with Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Youth.