Rev. Daniel G. Groody, C.S.C.

Rev. Daniel G.  Groody, C.S.C.

Associate Professor
Director, Kellogg Global Leadership Program | Director, Center for Latino Spirituality and Culture, Institute for Latino Studies
Systematic Theology
World Religions and World Church

Education

B.A., University of Notre Dame, 1986, M.Div., 1992

S.T.L., Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley, 2001

Ph.D., the Graduate Theological Union, 2000)

Research and Teaching Interests

Thematic Interests

Migration and the US-Mexican Border, International Migration and Refugees

Countries

  • Mexico

Regions

  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • US-Mexico Border

Recent Publications

Books:

Coeditors. The Preferential Option for the Poor beyond Theology (University of Notre Dame Press, 2013). 

Editor, Gustavo Gutiérrez: Spiritual Writings (Orbis Books, 2011)

The Option for the Poor in Christian Theology (University of Notre Dame Press, 2008)

Coeditor. A Promised Land, A Perilous Journey: Theological Perspectives on Migration (University of Notre Dame Press, 2007)

Globalization, Spirituality and Justice: Navigating the Path to Peace (Orbis Books, 2007)

Border of Death, Valley of Life: An Immigrant Journey of Heart and Spirit (Rowman and Littlefield Press, 2002)

 

Journal Articles:

“‘We are Dying Here:’ An Eyewitness Account of the Syrian Refugee Crisis,” America 207,16 (26 November 2012)

 

Videos:

One Border, One Body: Immigration and the Eucharist, Executive Producer (Groody River Films, 2008)

Strangers No Longer, Executive Producer and Project Director (Groody River Films, 2006)

Dying to Live: A Migrant’s Journey, Executive Producer and Project Director (Groody River Films, 2005)

Biography

Daniel G. Groody is associate professor of theology and global affairs at the University of Notre Dame and the director of the Global Leadership Program within the Kellogg Institute for International Studies, where he is also a faculty fellow.  He is a Catholic priest, a Holy Cross religious, and an award-winning professor, author, and film producer.

Drawing on years of work on international migration and refugee issues, Groody has authored numerous books and articles, translated into seven languages, which include Globalization, Spirituality, and Justice: Navigating the Path to Peace (Orbis, 2007) and Border of Death, Valley of Life: An Immigrant Journey of Heart and Spirit (Rowman & Littlefield, 2002).

He is also the executive producer of several internationally acclaimed films and documentaries, including One Border, One Body: Immigration and the Eucharist, and Dying to Live: A Migrant's Journey. He teaches the courses “The Heart’s Desire and Social Change,” “Theology of Migration,” and “Christian Faith and Global Justice,” and he lectures widely around the world.

Groody has worked with the US Congress, the US Conference of Catholic Bishops, the World Council of Churches, the Vatican, and the United Nations on issues of theology, globalization, migration, and refugees. In 2007–08 he was a visiting research fellow at Oxford University's Refugee Studies Centre.

He holds a BA from the University of Notre Dame, an MDiv and a licentiate in sacred theology from the Jesuit School of Theology, and a PhD in theology from the Graduate Theological Union. 

Website

https://kellogg.nd.edu/

http://latinostudies.nd.edu/

http://www.nd.edu/~dgroody/

Contact

229 Malloy Hall

dgroody@nd.edu

574.631.3233