Sr. Eva Hooker, CSC is writer-in-residence at Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, Indiana. Previously she was professor of English at Saint John's University, Collegeville, Minnesota, where she served nine years as Vice President for Academic Affairs. She received a B.A. in English from St. Mary's College, Notre Dame, an M.A. from the University of Notre Dame, and a Ph.D. from the State University of New York, Buffalo in Renaissance literature, psychoanalytic psychology, and the study of literature.
Eva is a poet who also has a special interest in women's studies, and has taught Shakespeare and poetry writing at Saint John's University. She still holds the title Regent’s Professor of Poetry at Saint John’s University. Eva is the person who first suggested the name Collegium for our program, and has been involved in almost every Collegium Colloquy over 18 years.