Professor Kristin Colberg studied first at Notre Dame, and then spent two years in Belize City, Belize, as a part of the Jesuit Volunteer Corps before pursuing a Master’s of Divinity at Yale Divinity School. Her doctoral work focused on systematic theology with an emphasis in ecclesiology. Her dissertation examined the relationship between Vatican I and Vatican II. Her theological work is rooted in a desire to demonstrate the Church’s ability to speak meaningfully in the modern context. She is the author of Vatican I and Vatican II: Councils in the Living Tradition, as well as an edited volume, The Theology of Cardinal Walter Kasper: Doing Truth in Love, and numerous scholarly articles on Vatican II, ecumenism and major developments in Catholic thought. She is a member of the official Reformed-Catholic dialogue in the United States.