Elizabeth (Betsy) Linehan

Elizabeth (Betsy) Linehan is a member of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas.  She chairs the Mercy work group on sexual orientation and gender identity, formed in response to a Chapter mandate in 2017.  Prior to her retirement from Saint Joseph's University, Philadelphia, in 2019 she co-chaired The Alliance on campus for about 20 years.  For that work she received the Deo Gratias Award from Dignity Philadelphia.  Betsy's professional field is philosophy, in which she holds a Ph.D. awarded by Fordham University in 1976.