Brenna Cussen Anglada
Adjunct Instructor of Religious Studies
M.A., University of Notre Dame
B.A., College of the Holy Cross
Brenna Cussen Anglada is Adjunct Instructor of Religious Studies at Clarke University. She and her husband live at the New Hope Catholic Worker Farm in LaMotte, IA, with three other families dedicated to the Christian practice of community, simple living, creation care, and hospitality. Anglada is originally from Massachusetts, where she first encountered the Catholic Worker Movement through its hospitality to the homeless and work in active nonviolence. She was a member of the Catholic Worker in South Bend, IN, where she was also the director of communications for the Catholic Peace Fellowship, a national organization dedicated to supporting conscientious objectors to war. Anglada received her M.A. in International Peace Studies from the University of Notre Dame in 2003, and since then has worked with the Catholic Worker and the Michigan Peace Teams, promoting peace in areas of violent conflict such as the West Bank, Gaza, Darfur, and Panama. She is a member St. Raphael’s Parish in Dubuque.