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Paula J. Scraba O.S.F., Ph.D. is an Associate Professor in the Physical Education Department in the School of Education at St. Bonaventure University. She earned a graduate degree in Franciscan Studies from the Franciscan Institute of St. Bonaventure University, where she teaches Catholic Franciscan Heritage. Her master’s thesis, Tracing the Social Justice Movement of Franciscans Today through the Writings of Francis and Clare, became the foundation for research combining Spirituality of Sport and Franciscan Spirituality as a model for service learning programs. Paula serves on the National Board as a facilitator for the Franciscan Institute Build With Living Stones Program and is a member of the Franciscan Sisters of Washington, D.C.
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