Leah Marie Buturain Schneider, PhD

Adjunct Lecturer


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


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

Courses Taught

Gero 509 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

Office Location: GER 238

Office Phone: (213) 740-8245

Fax: (213) 740-0792

Publications and links:

Curriculum Vitae