Author Christine Cameron

Christine Cameron is a senior academic, author and educator. She is a sessional lecturer with the Australian Catholic University (ACU), and on occasion works with postgraduate students enrolled in the Master of Educational Leadership Course.

During her teaching career, Christine has also served in administrative positions (approximately 18 years) in Catholic primary schools in New South Wales Australia as Principal, Assistant Principal and Religious Education Co-Ordinator.

Christine was born in Bundaberg Queensland later moving with her family to Brisbane. At the age of 14 years she entered the Congregation of the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth (see Chapter 14 on Blessed Frances Siedliska). Christine left the Order at the age of 21, a year prior to making final vows. She is still in regular contact with the Sisters.

Christine is married to John Ronald Cameron who has always been incredibly supportive of her work and who is known in sporting circles as a “gentlemen’s gentleman.”

“Heralding a Renaissance: Women & Leadership in the Catholic Church” is Christine’s 3rd book in the leadership series with her first book based on her PhD research “Women Doctors of the Catholic Church: A Study in Servant Leadership”, and retitled “Leadership as a call to service The lives and works of Teresa of Ávila, Catherine of Siena and Thérèse of Lisieux” (2012).

Christine’s second book “Leadership as a call to service The life and works of Hildegard of Bingen” (2015), was published following the proclamation of St Hildegard of Bingen as the fourth woman Doctor of the Universal Church in 2012.