By Barb Mecker
Amy Levad is a former Loretto Volunteer (2001–2002) in Denver at the Empowerment Program. She gave a lecture for the Scmeichen Lecture Series at Eden Seminary in Webster Groves Oct. 4 on a Christian response to mass incarceration.
Amy has a bachelor’s degree in math and religious studies from the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Wash., and a master’s in theology and a doctorate in ethics from Emory University in Atlanta.
Amy is an associate professor in theology at St. Thomas University in Minneapolis. She teaches in the areas of theology, criminal justice, environmental theology and ethics. The audience at the lecture was very responsive to her connection with the Loretto Community.