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Amy Panton (she/they)

Press Founder and Editor 


A Bit About Me

Amy is the Mad and Crip Theology Press founder and Co-Editor. She is a Mad Theologian who has lived experience of mental distress and other physical disabilities. They are also the co-editor of the Canadian Journal of Theology, Mental Health and Disability which publishes creative work, research articles, and invited commentaries that explore the intersections between mental distress and disability. Amy also co-hosts the Mad and Crip Theology Podcast where they invite authors, artists, activists, and researchers to come on and talk about their work. Amy is a member of Editors Canada, and is a PhD candidate studying practical theology at Emmanuel College, which is a part of the University of Toronto. Their dissertation research is on how faith communities can learn from people who self-injure. Amy also teaches at Emmanuel in the areas of mental health, neurodiversity, and disability.

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