Born and raised in Alexandria, Louisiana, Katie enjoys being challenged by new ideas, people, and cities. Katie loves biking, having thoughtful conversations, and spending her time near the ocean.
Katie graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from Louisiana Tech University in May 2007. In August 2007, she began a Master of Divinity (M.Div.)/Master of Social Work (MSW) dual degree program at Baylor University's School of Social Work and George W. Truett Theological Seminary. In 2009, she was an intern in the counseling department at Bill Logue Juvenile Detention Center in Waco, Texas, and her concentration internship was with Touching Miami with Love in Miami, FL as a community development intern. She earned her MSW with a concentration in Community Practice in May 2010 and later graduated with her M. Div. in December 2011.
Katie's research focuses on the sociology of gender, women's work, gendered organizations, macro social work education, gender theory in social work research, and the intersection of religion and broader society. In her time in the CCC program, Katie has also studied the political economy of U.S. volunteerism and worked with local organizations in developing educational models for volunteers. Katie's dissertation research focuses on women's work in religious organizations and churches. She is also principal investigator of a study examining the integration of interdisciplinary education into macro social work graduate curricula.
Katie is married to Timmy Lauve-Moon who is also a graduate of Truett Seminary and works at St. Charles Avenue Church.
Sociology of Gender, Women's Work, Gendered Organizations, Interdisciplinary Theory in Macro Social Work Education, Gender Theory in Social Work, and the Intersection of Religion and broader society
Sociology of Religion: A Theoretical Overview, Sociology of Gender: Women's Work and Gendered Organizations
Religious Congregations as Gendered Organizations: Understanding Barriers Faced by Clergywomen Through the Lens of Gendered Organizations
- Lauve-Moon, K. (Under Review). Theorizing the Big Picture: An Overview of Macro Social Work Graduate Education and Implications for Integrating Interdisciplinary Theory. Journal of Social Work Education.
- Gotham, K., Lauve-Moon, K., Powers, B. (Under Review). Risk and Recovery: Understanding Flood Risk Perceptions in a Post-Disaster City, the Case of New Orleans. Disasters Journal.
- Lauve-Moon, K. (In press). The Case of Dean Diana Garland: Taking a Stand at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Newcomb College Institute Research on Women, Gender, & Feminism.
- Lauve-Moon, K. & Ferreira, R. (2015). An exploratory investigation: Post-disaster predictors of intimate partner violence. Clinical Social Work Journal, pp. 1-12.
- Cannon, C., Lauve-Moon, K., Buttell, F. (2015) Re-Theorizing Intimate Partner Violence through Post-Structural Feminism, Queer Theory, and the Sociology of Gender. Social Sciences, 4, 668-687.
- Lauve-Moon, K. & Buttell, F. (2015). The Elizabeth Wisner Social Welfare Research Center for Families and Children at Tulane University. Research on Social Work Practice, 25: 628-631.