The Penn MSA would like to introduce you to Chaplain Patricia Anton, our new Penn Muslim Chaplain! In addition to other duties within the Chaplain’s Office, Patty will serve as a counselor and advisor to the MSA and Muslim students at Penn. You can find her contact information and office hours below!
Patricia Anton is the new Muslim Chaplain at the University of Pennsylvania. She has come into chaplaincy with a background of working with Muslim, interfaith, academic and peace-building institutions, including: the International Interfaith Peace Corps, Islamic Society of North America, Islamic Relief, Pillars of Peace, and American University, among others. Patricia’s studies and work have taken her to Egypt, Jordan, Maldives, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Syria, Turkey, the UAE, Yemen and Senegal.
Patricia received her BA in International Relations from the Ohio State University, MA in Islamic Studies from the Graduate School of Islamic and Social Sciences, A Graduate Fellowship in Non-Profit Management and Governance from Indiana University, additional graduate studies at George Mason University’s Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, and currently is completing a certificate in Islamic Chaplaincy with Hartford Seminary.