The elections committee is happy to propose two members as candidates for election to the Executive Committee: Kimberly Hope Belcher & Anne McGowan.
Kimberly Hope Belcher is the Tisch Family Assistant Professor of Theology at the University of Notre Dame. She teaches sacramental theology and ritual studies, and serves as a member of the US Catholic-Methodist ecumenical dialogue. Her scholarship includes “Ritual Systems and the Laws of Liturgical Reception,” Studia Liturgica 49.1 (2019); “The Givenness of Thanks and the Eucharist: Marion, Acknowledgments, and Anaphora,” Louvain Studies 40 (2017): 347-367; and Efficacious Engagement: Sacramental Participation in the Trinitarian Mystery (Liturgical Press, 2011).
Anne McGowan is assistant professor of liturgy at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago. A graduate of the University of Notre Dame, she is the author of Eucharistic Epicleses, Ancient and Modern (2014) and co-author of The Pilgrimage of Egeria: A New Translation of the Itinerarium Egeriae with Introduction and Commentary (2018). She has been a member of NAAL since 2011 (serving as Delegate for Membership from 2017-2019) and participates in the Problems in the Early History of Liturgy seminar.