M. Martin is Associate Professor,
Christian Social Ethics at the Episcopal Divinity, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Her academic interests include Christian social ethics, economics and the
changing nature of work through the global economy; feminist and womanist
ethics, ethics and social history in the African American Christian
tradition, and social theories of religion. She is an ordained
Presbyterian minister seeking to an integrated approach to understand the
mission and role of the church in liberation from the structural and
systematic forms of oppression in everyday life. Professor Martin has a
forthcoming book on the work ethic of enslaved African American women.