Women's, developing world, and peace studies, African and Middle East history
Margaret Gannon, Ph.D is a Sister, Servant of the Immaculate Heart of Mary. She teaches courses in developing world studies, including issues of hunger, peace and women’s history. She promotes students in the development of a global perspective, especially by organizing their participation in study abroad experiences and joining them for these experiences. Sister Margaret serves on the board of African Sisters Educational Collaborative, which is dedicated to providing distance education to religious sisters in six countries in East and West Africa. She travels to Tanzania every other year and provides online education each year for the sisters. She also serves on several community boards including the United Neighborhood Centers of Northeast Pennsylvania and the Ethics Institute of Northeast Pennsylvania. Her research addresses the interplay of traditional and Western education among African women, especially sisters.