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Sister Mary Gerald Leahy, CSJLearn more about Sr. Mary Gerald Leahy, CSJ, Ph.D. and her ground-breaking research on mosquitos.


The CSJ Institute seeks to promote research efforts that highlight the achievements of our sister-scholars as well as advance our commitment to issues of social justice.

The CSJ Institute continues to award research grants to Mount faculty, and results are showcased at the annual Academic Convocation. Projects include:

“Exploration of the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Carondelet (CSJs) mission and history in providing holistic care for women affected by sexual violence.” Abigail Rea, Nursing

"Moving Mountains the CSJ Way – Restorative Justice models in business administration." David Burkitt, Business Administration

"The Influence of One’s Pursuit of Social Justice on the Aging Process: An Exploration of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet." Michelle Melendres, Sociology