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Joyce Quiring Erickson

Joyce Quiring Erickson
Joyce Quiring Erickson was a cofounder of the Seatle EWC chapter and served as EWC’s national coordinator in 1980 and 1981. She earned her M.A. and Ph.D. in English, from the University of Washington. She contributed a chapter to the book Embodied Holiness: Toward a Corporate Theology of Spiritual Growth (Wipf and Stock, 2012) and was featured in June Hagen’s book, Rattling Those Dry Bones: Women Changing the Church (LuraMedia, 1995). She taught for many years at Seattle Pacific University, where she also served as the dean of the School of Humanities and later the College of Arts and Sciences. She is regarded as the primary architect of Seattle Pacific University’s innovative general education program, the Common Curriculum.

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