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MacKinlay, Elizabeth 1940–

MacKinlay, Elizabeth 1940–

PERSONAL: Born February 5, 1940, in Horsham, Victoria, Australia; daughter of William Gould (in corrective services) and Ethel May (a homemaker; maiden name, Schulze) Bell; married Peter MacKinlay (divorced, July, 2000); children: Karen, Robert. Education: Prince Henry's Hospital, Melbourne, Victorian, Australia, general nursing certificate, 1960; Royal Women's Hospital, Melbourne, midwifery certificate, 1961; College of Nursing, Melbourne, diploma of nursing education, 1968; Macquarie University, B.A., 1984; University of Canberra, M.Ed., 1989, certificate of clinical pastoral education, 1994; St. Mark's National Theological Centre, certificate of ministry, 1993; Sydney College of Divinity, B.Th., 1993; La Trobe University, Ph.D., 1998. Religion: Anglican.

ADDRESSES: Home—P.O. Box 109, Latham, Australian Capital Territory 2615, Australia. Office—Centre for Ageing and Pastoral Studies, 15 Blackall St., Barton, Australian Capital Territory 2600, Australia. E-mail[email protected]

CAREER: Ordained priest of Anglican Church of Australia, 1993; registered nurse in Australia and England, 1962–85; Canberra College of Advanced Education, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory (ACT), Australia, lecturer in nursing science, 1985–93; University of Canberra, Canberra, senior lecturer in nursing, 1993–2002, chaplain, 1993–2000; Centre for Ageing and Pastoral Studies, Barton, ACT, Australia, founder and director, 2001–. Charles Sturt University, Bathurst, New South Wales (NSW), Australia, visiting lecturer at St. Mark's National School of Theology, 1997–, adjunct associate professor, 2003–05; Center for Aging, Religion, and Spirituality, St. Paul, MN, visiting lecturer and member of advisory board, beginning 1998; University of Canberra, adjunct professional associate in gerontology and spirituality in nursing, 2003–. Honorary associate priest at Anglican church in Jamison, ACT, Australia, 1993–94; honorary assistant priest in parish of Cooma, NSW, Australia, 1995–99, and in Curtin, ACT, Australia, 1999–2001. Anglican Retirement Community Services, member of board of management, 1996–; Canberra Nursing Home, member of advisory board, 1997–2000; Catholic Central West Health Care, member of ethics committee, 2001–; Australian Capital Territory Ministerial Advisory Council on Ageing, chair, 2002–. Journal of Religious Gerontology, member of editorial board, 2000–04, editor, 2004–.

MEMBER: Royal College of Nursing of Australia (fellow), Gerontic Nurse Society, Australian Association of Gerontology, American Society on Aging.

AWARDS, HONORS: Australian Capital Territory Woman of the Year Award, 1996; grants from Anglican Diocesan Foundation, Anglican Retirement Community Services, Wesley Gardens Georgian Aged Care, Australian Catholic University, and Anglicare.


(Editor, with J. Ellor and S. Pickard) Aging, Spirituality, and Pastoral Care: A Multinational Perspective, Haworth Press (Binghamton, NY), 2001.

The Spiritual Dimension of Ageing, Jessica Kingsley (London, England), 2001.

(Editor) Mental Health and the Spiritual Dimension in Later Life, Haworth Press (Binghamton, NY), 2002.

Spiritual Care in Later Life, Jessica Kingsley (London, England), 2005.

Contributor to books, including Spirituality: The Heart of Nursing, edited by S. Rolandson, AUSMED Publishers (Melbourne, Victoria, Australia), 1997; and Aging, Spirituality, and Religion: A Handbook, volume two, edited by M.A. Kimble and S.H. McFadden, Augsburg Fortress Press (Minneapolis, MN), 2003. Contributor to periodicals.

WORK IN PROGRESS: Research on finding meaning in the experience of dementia.

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