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Shawnee M. Daniels-Sykes

Shawnee M. Daniels-Sykes received her doctorate in Religious Studies with a specialization in Theological Ethics and a sub-specialization in Bioethics from Marquette University, Milwaukee. A Catholic Theological Ethicist and Professor of Theology and Ethics at Mount Mary University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Dr. Daniels Sykes is currently the only African American Catholic female health care ethicist in the United States. A national and international speaker and teacher, her research and writing interest include beginning, middle, and end of life issues where she examines the intersectionality of racism, sexism, and classism.

She has received numerous awards for academic excellence, Black excellence, service to the Church and society, and leadership.