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Carol Kuzmochka


Dr. Carol Kuzmochka is a practical theologian specializing in adult faith education (catechesis) and pastoral leadership with expertise in integral adult learning and formation, transformative education and leadership, reflective practice and transformative process facilitation, group dynamics and the spirituality of leadership. She has extensive practice in qualitative research. Carol holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Dalhousie University (Halifax), a Master of Religious Education Degree and a Doctor of Ministry Degree/doctorat en théologie practique from Saint Paul University (Ottawa). Along with these academic achievements, she completed a Certificate in Transformative Process Facilitation under the leadership of Dr. Marge Denis. Carol is a professor in the School of Leadership, Ecology and Equity, and Director and Lead Researcher for the Centre for Religious Education and Catechesis (CREC) where she designs and leads an Awareness-Based Action Research Project in search of transforming practice in Adult Faith Education/Accompaniment. The CREC also offers a wide array of knowledge sharing platforms for practitioners across Canada. Carol has extensive experience as a practitioner in the field as director of adult faith education for the English sectors of the Diocese of Timmins (1994 – 2002) and the Archdiocese of Ottawa (2002 – 2006). She was director of the Centre for Pastoral Leadership and Spirituality at Saint Paul University from 2006 – 2012 and continues a long and highly respected teaching career (which began in 2006) of a wide array of courses at Saint Paul University.