Dr. Kate Ott is a feminist, catholic scholar addressing the formation of moral communities with specializations in sexuality, technology, children/youth, and professional ethics. She is Assistant Professor of Christian Social Ethics at Drew University Theological School.
She is at work on a new book, Life Enhancing Settings: The Technology and Ethics of Everyday Living. Her other books include: Sex + Faith: Talking with Your Child from Birth to Adolescence and the co-edited volume Faith, Feminism, and Scholarship: The Next Generation. Her most recent publication is a chapter entitled, “Creating ‘Open Source’ Community: Just Hospitality or Cyberspace Ivory Tower?” in Feminism and Religion in the 21st Century: Technology, Dialogue and Expanding Borders. She lectures and leads workshops across the country on sexuality and technology issues related to children, teens, young adults and parents. Kate is also the co-editor for the Feminist Studies in Religion blog and book series.
Prior to Drew, Kate was the Deputy Director of the Religious Institute, a nonprofit committed to sexual health, education, and justice in faith communities and society. There she led the project and publication of Sex and the Seminary: Preparing Ministers for Sexual Health and Justice in addition to other guidebooks and policy statements. To find out more about her outreach work visit www.kateott.org. Follow Kate on Twitter @Kates_Take.