Leah Marie Buturain Schneider, PhD



  • BA, English Literature, 1980
  • MA, English Literature, 1985
  • MA, Theology, 2004
  • PhD, Theology and Culture, 2014


1) Spirituality and Aging, Lifespan Values and Meaning, Adaptation and Resilience
2) Medieval Mystics, Vernacular Devotional Cultures, Annunciation praxis, Ars Nova and Devotio Moderna

Courses Taught

Gero 599 Mindful Aging: Spirituality, Gratitude, and Resilience

Gero 492 Senior Seminar. Created and taught the course, “Human Values, Meaning and Aging” for graduating senior gerontology students.

Gero 499 Literature and Aging: Points of View

Mailing Address: University of Southern California
Davis School of Gerontology
3715 McClintock Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0191

Office Location: GER 231

Office Phone: (213) 740-8245

Fax: (213) 740-0792


Curriculum Vitae