ABD Placements

Schreiber, Sarah
The Use of Scripture in the Prologue and Jubilees 1
James VanderKam
Calvin Theological Seminary, Assistant Professor

2022 Graduating Year

Agha, Toochukwu

Jeremiah, Prophetic Conflict, and the Catastrophe of 587/6 BCE
Gary Anderson
University of Notre Dame, 5+1 Postdoc

Borello-Wise, Ryan

Agamben and the Kingdom: A Theological Introduction
Cyril O’Regan
University of Notre Dame, 5+1 Postdoc

Boyd, Brian

A Just Wage: Equality, Proportionality, and Solidarity in the American Economy
Jean Porter and Kirk Doran
University of Notre Dame, 5+1 Postdoc

Campbell, Warren

The Pauline Reception of Hebrews and the Memory of a Jewish Apostle
David Lincicum
University of Notre Dame, 5+1 Postdoc

Chike, Julian

Mari and the Bible: A Link to the Past? The Case of Šōpēt and Šāpitum Reconsidered
Gary Anderson and Abraham Winitzer
Baylor University, Assistant Professor of Hebrew Bible

Fitriyah, Lailatul

Border Theologies: Divine Justice, and Religious Practices Among Indonesian Foreign Migrant Workers in Singapore
Gabriel Reynolds
Claremont School of Theology, Assistant Professor of Interreligious Education

Haas, Kristi

The Theology of Louis Bouyer as Foundation for Catholic Ecological Theology
Cyril O’Regan
University of Notre Dame, Associate Director of the MA Program and Assistant Teaching Professor in Theology 

MacKay, Kathleen

Who Gets to Drink the Water in Lake Michigan?
Jean Porter

Martin, Jay
Zizek &The Death of God: Hegel or Lacan
Cyril O’Regan
University of Notre Dame, Assistant Teaching Professor

Mullaney, Casey

Incarnating Welcome: Formation, Risk, and Hospitality at St. Peter Claver Catholic Worker
Todd Whitmore
University of Notre Dame, 5+1 Postdoc

O’Donnell, Hugh

Mission & Communion: The Catholic Integration of Biblical Faith, Greek Inquiry, and World Cultures in the Theology of Joseph Ratzinger
John Cavadini
Christendom College, Assistant Professor of Theology 

Olokunboro, Fidelis

AfroCathonomics: Challenging the African Context of Poverty with Christian/Maritainian Personalism and the Theology of the Preferential Option for the Poor
Peter Casarella and Paulinus Odozor
Cabrini University, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and Philosophy

Pierce, Alexander

Augustine’s Theology of the Sacramental Economy of Salvation
John Cavadini
University of Notre Dame, 5+1 Postdoc

Shields, Jon Kara

Listen to the Word that God Has Spoken: The Study of Christian Communities in Christian Ethics
Todd Whitmore and David Clarimont
Simpson College, Instructor of Religion

Slaubaugh, Samantha

Liturgy and Ecstasy among the Beguines of Roubaud: Douceline of Digne’s Vida as Liturgical Commentary and Customary
Margot Fassler
University of Notre Dame, 5+1 Postdoc

Strand, Vincent
That They May Have Life: Trinitarian Deification in Matthias Joseph Scheeben
Khaled Anatolios, John Betz

The Catholic University of America, Assistant Professor School of Theology and Religious Studies

Vale, Matthew

Christian Vijñānavāda: Yogācāra, Nondual Cognition, and Christian Theology
Cyril O’Regan

Boston College,Visiting Assistant Professor

Verner, Dominic

Saving Honor: A Thomistic Ethics of Honor
Jean Porter
Providence College, Assistant Professor of Theology

Wheatley, Paul

Mark, the Mystagogue: Ritual Narrative, Identity Formation, and Baptism in the Gospel according to Mark
David Lincicum and Robin Jensen
Nashotah House, Assistant Professor of New Testament and Greek

2021 Graduating Year

Buisch, Pauline

The Woman Facing the Threat of Childlessness: The Literary and Theological Development of a Biblical Motif
Gary Anderson
United Theological Seminary, Assistant Professor

De Los Reyes, Liam

By nature common : foundations for a natural law theory of the convention of property
Jean Porter
Mount Angel Seminary, Associate Professor of Moral Theology

Dever, Colum

The God of Israel: A Theological Reading of Tertullian’s Adversus Marcionem
John Cavadini

Creighton University, Assistant Professor

Iffland, Craig

Following and Not-Following the Divine Law: Aquinas on Law, Morality, and Obligation
Jean Porter
University of Notre Dame, Teaching Scholar- Mendoza College of Business

Johnson, Samuel

“A sign for this generation” : the life of Jesus in Origen’s gospel commentaries
John Cavadini
Mount St. Mary’s Seminary, Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies

Johnson, Sarah

Occasional Religious Practice: An Ethnographic Theology of Christian Worship in a Changing Religious Landscape
Kimberly Belcher
Saint Paul University, Assistant Professor of Liturgy and Pastoral Theology

Lacy, Travis

The Catholicity of the church : an Augustinian account
Cyril O’Regan
Mount Mercy University, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies

Lindblom, John

A “Chinese tunic for Christ” : John C. H. Wu’s incorporation of the Chinese classics in translating the Psalms and New Testament
Robert Gimello and John Cavadini

Maxey, Amy

Erotic entanglements with the Christian mystical tradition : a heuristic notion of mysticism for feminist theology from Bernard McGinn, Sarah Coakley, and Catherine Keller
M. Catherine Hilkert
Oblate School of Theology, Assistant Professor of Spirituality

Mooney, Christopher

Iustitia fidei : the development of Augustine’s account of justification by faith
John Cavadini
Augustine Institute, Assistant Professor of Theology

Nutter, Taylor

A self forgetful of itself : Augustine and the modern oblivion of the erotic mind
Cyril O’Regan

Palacios, Kristin

The Non-P Jacob Story (Genesis 25-36) in the Neo-Babylonian Period: Its Composition and Its Theological Meaning
Gary Anderson and Knoppers
Western Theological Seminary, Adjunct Instructor

Reisenauer, Augustine

Augustine on the Resurrection
John Cavadini
Providence College, Assistant Professor

Rios, Christopher

Michel Henry, Jean-Luc Marion, and Mikel Dufrenne at the limits of theological phenomenological cosmology : a constructive proposal
Cyril O’Regan
Rutgers University Press, Assistant Editor- Religious and Jewish Studies

Roumas, Sarah

Infernal bodies : Lazarus Saturday in the development of the Triodion
Maxwell Johnson

Seah, Audrey

Signs of Hope: Narratives, Eschatology and Liturgical Inculturation in Deaf Catholic Worship
Kimberly Belcher
Loyola University Maryland, Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow

Steiner, Laura

Feile agus Bealoideas: The Interconnectin of Religious Folk Narrative and Popular Practice on Feast Days in the Irish Sanctoral Cycle
Kimberly Belcher

Sunshine, Elizabeth

Intercession and reconciliation : a canonical reading of Exodus 32-34
Gary Anderson
Carson-Newman University, Assistant Professor in Religion

Thomas, Sam

Hindu Nationalism and Indian Christianity: Perceptions, Approaches and Prescriptions
Bradley Malkovsky

Yankoski, Michael

Building Peace in the Anthropocene: The Practical Wisdom of Hospitality Amidst Climate Violence
Todd Whitmore and Celia Deane-Drummond

2020 Graduating Year

Angel, Christopher

Ritual and Identity at the California Missions
Kimberly Belcher and Maxwell Johnson

Akesseh, Ebenezer

Relevance of the virtue of justice to contemporary discussions of corruption
Jean Porter
Christ the King Catholic Church, Accra, Parish Priest

Belton, Dylan

The Sojourning Animal: An Anthropology of Detachment and Anttunement
Cyril O’Regan
Villanova, Mendel Postdoctoral Fellow

Chase, Nathan

Rethinking Anaphoral Development in Light of the Barcelona Papyrus
Maxwell Johnson
Aquinas Institute of Theology, Assistant Professor of Liturgical and Sacramental Theology

Coogan, Jeremiah

Eusebius The Evangelist: Rewriting the Fourfold Gospel in Late Antiquity
David Lincicum and Blake Leyerle
Jesuit School of Theology, Berkeley CA

Cortes-Rodriguez, Rocio

Diálogo interreligioso en Latinoamérica y Razonamiento de la Escritura : perspectivas teóricas y modelos para el diálogo
Peter Casarella
Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Theology

Cross, Colleen

“Unlocking Human Dignity”: A Theology of Liberation From the Context of U.S. Immigrant Detention and Deportation
M.Catherine Hilkert and Daniel Groody, CSC
St. Vincent de Paul Regional Seminary, Assistant Professor

DeLaNoval, Roberto

Sophiology in suspension : the theological condemnations of Fr. Sergius Bulgakov
Cyril O’Regan
Mount St. Mary’s University; Assistant Professor in the Department of Theology

Dolan, Julieanne

Being Laden with Love: A Theological Development of Jacques Maritain’s Creative Intuition
Cyril O’Regan and Francesca Murphy

Edewaard, Ashley

Food as medicine of body and soul : Clement of Alexandria’s dietary prescriptions in the Paedagogus
Blake Leyerle

Edwards, Robert

Divine Providence and Biblical Narrative in the Thought of John Chrysostom
Blake Leyerle
University of Gottingen, Humboldt Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Haring, James

God and the Quest for Authenticity in Moses Mendelssohn and Immanuel Kant
Gerald McKenny

Idoko, Patricia

Christian-Muslim representation in religious education textbooks : implications for religious integration in Nigeria
Gabriel Reynolds and Paulinus Odozor, C.S.Sp.
DeSales University, Assistant Professor of Theology 

King, Chelsea

Hermeneutics of Sacrifice: Wrestling with the Death of Christ in a Feminist and Ecological World
M. Catherine Hilkert
Sacred Heart University, Assistant Professor in Catholic Studies

Lim, Joshua

Vidimus eum plenum gratiae et veritatis : Thomas Aquinas on the co-assumed perfections : Christ’s grace and knowledge
Joseph Wawrykow
Thomas Aquinas College

Lyimo, David

The quest for Christ in Africa : reimagining and reconstructing African Christology
Paul Kollman, CSC
Tangaza University College Nairobi, Kenya

Lynch, Brendan

The Reception of the Summa Theologiae on the Question of Eucharistic Sacrifice in the Early Modern Period
Joseph Wawrykow
Dominican House of Studies, Washington D.C., Instructor in Systematic Theology and Historical Theology 

O’Halloran, Nathan

Soteriology In a Future Register: Expanding the Doctrine of Purgatory as a Process of Healing and Transformation for Victims
Cyril O’Regan and M. Catherine Hilkert
Loyola Univeristy-New Orleans, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and Program Director of Catholic Studies

Saxby, Justin

The sublime unselfing of Ralph Waldo Emerson’s sermons
Cyril O’Regan and Dassow Walls

Shah, Bruno

Disciplining theology : critically retrieving Xavier Zubiri’s fundamental theology of experience
Cyril O’Regan 
Providence College

Stefano, Troy

Trinity and History in Franz Anton Staudenmaier
Cyril O’Regan 
St. Vincent de Paul Regional Seminary, Assistant Professor

2019 Graduating Year

Altenburger, Michael

Hans Urs von Balthasar : apocalyptic, politics, and the church
Cyril O’Regan

Blume, Margaret

Spe salvi facti sumus (Rom. 8:24) : Thomas Aquinas’s doctrine of theological hope and Its role in the human being’s journey to God
Joseph Wawrykow
St. Thomas More Academy

Cruess, Gregory

Augustine’s biblical christology : a study of the In Iohannis Evangelium Tractatus CXXIV
John Cavadini
University of Dallas, 

Fitchette Climenhaga, Alison
Reconciling Charisma: Healing, Conflict, and Identity in Catholic Renewalist Movements in Western Uganda
Paul Kollman
Australian Catholic University, Research Fellow

Hahn, Michael
Augustine in the Teaching of Thomas: Aquinas’s Reception and Use of Contra Faustum Manichaeum
Joseph Wawrykow
Mount St. Mary’s University, Assistant Professor

Hefelfinger, Scott

Common goods and the laws of nations
Jean Porter

Augustine Institute, Associate Professor of Theology

Hemphill, Hannah

Sacrifice in the Summa Theologiae of Thomas Aquinas
Joseph Wawrykow

Carroll College, Assistant Professor of Catholic Studies

Magas, Kevin
Integrating liturgy and life through mystery : re-sourcing a theme in twentieth century sacramental-liturgical theology
David Fagerberg

University of Saint Mary of the Lake, Assistant professor in the Department of Dogmatic Theology

Magree, Michael

“Shaped to the measure of the kenosis” : the theological Interpretation of Philippians 2:7 from Origen to Cyril of Alexandria
Khaled Anatolios

Boston College, Assistant Professor in the Department of Theology

Marvin, Michelle

Remembering in Relation: Edward Schillebeeckx’s Theological Anthropology and the Neuroscience of Memory Loss
J. Matthew Ashley, Deane Drummond
University of Notre Dame, Inspired Leadership Institute Faculty 

Massinelli, Georges

For your sake He became poor : ideology and practice of gift exchange between early Christian groups
John Fitzgerald
Istituto Teologico di Assisi, Biblical Studies Department Faculty

McManaway, Joshua

Nestorius Latinus: The Latin Reception and Critique of Nestorius of Constantinople
John Cavadini
University of Notre Dame, McGrath Institute

Mesick, Clair

Paul and the “interlopers”: apostleship and antagonism in the Corinthian correspondence
John Fitzgerald

Calvin University, Assistant Professor

O’Connor, Andrew

The prophetic vocation in the Qurʼan : kerygmatic and theonomic visions of prophetology
Gabriel Reynolds

St. Norbert College, Assistant Professor of Theology and Religious Studies

Riordan, Joseph

Isaiah unbound : the transfiguration of Zion in Tobit 13-14
Gary Anderson

Pontifical Biblical Institute, Rome, Faculty

Roosien, Mark

The liturgical commemoration of earthquakes in late antique Constantinople : at the intersection of ritual, environment, and empire
Maxwell Johnson, Blake Leyerle

Yale University, Admissions Coordinator, Lecturer in Liturgical Studies

Sikorski, John

Bearing death bravely and undertaking it in charity : redemptive suffering and the Ars moriendi
Jean Porter

University of Notre Dame, Mendoza College of Business Assistant Teaching Professor

Stockson, Gilbert

Charity, reward, and “mercenary” intent in Thomas Aquinas and Gabriel Biel
Joseph Wawrykow

Loyola School New York; Director of Campus Ministry and Theology Instructor

Strong, Justin

The fables of Jesus in the Gospel of Luke : their form, origins, and implications
John Fitzgerald

Syfox, Chontel

Rewriting and (re)negotiating gender : a study of the depictions of the matriarchs in the Book of Jubilees in relation to depictions of heroines in the Greek novel and Jewish novella

James VanderKam

University of Wisconsin-Madison, Assistant Professor of Classical and Ancient Near Eastern Studies

Takawi, Mourad

The interreligious context of Qur’ān interpretation : early Arabic Christian and Muslim exegesis of the Qur’ān, 8th-10th centuries CE

Gabriel Reynolds

University of the Incarnate Word, Assistant Professor

Therrien, Mark

Origen’s theology in the context of Valentinian gnosticism : a comparative essay
John Cavadini

University of Saint Mary of the Lake, Assistant Profesor in the Department of Dogmatic Theology

Wadler, Shlomo

Genesis and Halakhah : an analysis of the relationship between Genesis and law in the Second Temple period
Gary Anderson, James VanderKam
University of Notre Dame, ISSA Faculty

Wiegel, Rebecca

Reading Matrona : the sixth century life of a trans saint
Blake Leyerle

2018 Graduating Year

Alonyenu, Matthias

Salvation in Jesus coming from God : Edward Schillebeeckx’s Jesus-Project in the context of pluralistic Africa
M. Catherine Hilkert

Aspesi, Cara
The Breviary of Lucca, Biblioteca Arcivesovile, Ms5: The Use of the Cathedral of Tyre
Margot Fassler
Visiting Scholar, University of Notre Dame

Ciraulo, Jonathan
The Eucharistic Theology of Hans Urs Von Balthasar
Cyril O’Regan
Saint Meinrad Seminary & School of Theology, Assistant Professor

Clem, Stewart

Truth as a virtue : a Thomistic framework for the ethics of lying and truthtelling
Jean Porter
Aquinas Institute of Theology, Assistant Professor of Moral Theology 

Dango, Rufino Enno
Rationalist Hermeneutics: A Study of Muhammad Asad’s Translation and Commentary of the Qurʾān
Gabriel Reynolds
Catholic Theological Union, Teaching Fellow

DuBois, Heather
To Be More Fully Alive: John of the Cross and Judith Butler on Transformation of the Self
J. Matthew Ashley
Florida State University, Gannon Post-Doctoral Fellow in Religion, Ethics, and Philosophy

Guardado, Leo
Church as Sanctuary: A preferential option for the displaced and persecuted poor
M. Catherine Hilkert, Timothy Matovina
Fordham University, Assistant Professor of Theology

Haw, Chris
René Girard and Monotheism: the Refusal to Divinize Victims and the Mosaic Distinction
M. Catherine Hilkert, Cyril O’Regan
University of Scranton, Assistant Professor of Theology

Kincaid, Elisabeth
“In a Prudent Way and Without Rashness”: Reclaiming Francisco Suarez’s Theories of Legal Engagement
Jean Porter
Aquinas Institute of Theology, Assistant Professor

Ladd, Meleah
Liturgical Spirituality in the Kitchen: Glimpsing Domestic Churches Through Books with Recipes for Food
Michael Driscoll

Lee, Yongho (Francis)
Bonaventure and Chinul: Christian and Buddhist Models for Integration of the Intellectual and Spiritual Life
Robert Gimello
Franciscans School of Theology, Visiting Professor

Nkwocha, Levi
Muslim-Christian Dialogue of Life Via Hospitality: A Theology of Abraham Asymmetric-Mutual Substitutive Responsibility Applied in an African Context
Bradley Malkovsky
University of Notre Dame, Postdoctoral Fellow

Noble, Joshua
Common Property, The Golden Age, and Empire in Acts 2:42-47 and 4:32-35
John Fitzgerald
Thomas Aquinas College, Assistant Professor

Petrin, Anna
The Egyptian Connection: Egyptian Elements in the Liturgy of Jerusalem
Maxwell Johnson
Wesley Theological Seminary, Assistant Professor and Chapel Elder

Rubbelke, Michael

“A constant closeness to this God” : reconsidering Karl Rahner’s mystical theology
Cyril O’Regan
Saint John’s School of Theology and Seminary, Assistant Professor of Spirituality and Monastic Studies

Woodington, James
Disbelieving disciples : doubt in the post-resurrection scenes of the four Gospels
John Fitzgerald

University of Kansas, Admissions and Lecturer in Religious Studies

2017 Graduating Year

Buol, Justin
Bishop Martyrs: Authority and Suffering in the Second Century CE
Candida Moss
Bethel College, Adjunct Professor

Clemmons, Thomas
The Development of Augustine’s Christology in the Early Antimanichaean Works
John Cavadini
Catholic University of America, Assistant Professor

Cuddeback, Lorraine
Liberation, Resistance, and Agency in Intellectual Disability: An Ethnographic Study for Christian Ethics
Todd Whitmore
Mount St. Mary’s University, Assistant Professor

Drahos, Kristen
Dark Beauty: Toward a Catholic Theological Aesthetics
Cyril O’Regan
Carthage College, Postdoctoral Fellow (3 years)

Elliot, Katherine
Personal Transformation in the Theology of Liberating Vulnerability
Robert Krieg
Saint Mary’s College, Adjunct Professor

Geist, Andrew
“He will repay him with good”: The Relationship Between Wealth and Piety in Mesopotamia and Ancient Israel
Gary Anderson
Notre Dame Seminary (LA), Assistant Professor

Gerdon, Ian
Love in the Evagrian Tradition to Maximus the Confessor
Brian Daley
University of Notre Dame, Adjunct Professor

Hunter-Bowman, Janna
Agency Under Duress: A Political Theological Approach to Peacebuilding
Todd Whitmore, Gerald McKenny
Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary, Assistant Professor of Peace Studies and Christian Social Ethics

Kaltenbach, Jonathan
Christ the Priest in the Theology of St. Thomas Aquinas
Joseph Wawrykow
Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, Director of Catechesis

Lambelet, Kyle
¡Presente! Political Theology at the Gates of Ft. Benning
Gerald McKenny
Emory University, Louisville Postdoctoral Fellow, Candler School of Theology

Lee, Brian Yong
“Members of Christ” Reevaluating the Significance of Stoic Lanuage and the Unity of Paul’s Argument in 1 Corinthians
John Fitzgerald and Gregory Sterling
Sacred Heart Seminary & School of Theology, Assistant Professor

Mahon, Kate
“Teach us to pray”: The Lord’s Prayer in the Sixteenth-Century Re-Ritualizations of Christian Formation
Maxwell Johnson
University of Notre Dame, First Year Studies

Ondrako, Edward
“Rebuild my Church”: Peter Damian Fehlner’s Appropriation and Development of the Ecclesiology and Mariology of Vatican II
Cyril O’Regan
University of Notre Dame, Visiting Scholar at the McGrath Institute for Church Life

Petrin, Michael
Saved by the God Above Every Name: Salvation in the Theology of Gregory of Nyssa
Brian Daley

Pidel, Aaron
The Ecclesiology of Erich Przywara, S.J.
John Betz
Marquette University, Assistant Professor

Vela, Horacio
The Inner Human Being: The Transformation of a Platonic Metaphor in Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity
John Fitzgerald and Gregory Sterling
University of Incarnate Word, Assistant Professor

2016 Graduating Year

Anibueze, Mary
Eucharistic Communion and Rituals of Communion in Igbo Culture: An Integrative Study of Liturgy, Faith, and Culture
David Fagerberg
Berea College, Lecturer

DeJong, David
A Prophet Like Moses: Prophecy and Canon in Early Judaism and Christianity
James VanderKam
St. Louis University, Postdoctoral Fellow

Gaetano, Stephen
Fides Quae Per Charitatem Operatur: A Study and Translation of Domingo De Soto’s De Natura Et Gratia
Joseph Wawrykow
Boys Latin of Philadelphia Charter School, Teacher

Gardner, Patrick
It is Modern Pentecost: Henri de Lubac on Atheism and the Spiritual Posterity of Joachim of Fiore
Cyril O’Regan
Christopher Newport University, Assistant Professor

Ghormley, Justus
Inspired Scribes: The Formation of the Book of Jeremiah and the Vocation of Ancient Jewish Scribal Scholars
James VanderKam and Eugene Ulrich
Valparaiso University, Visiting Assistant Professor

Giambrone, Anthony, O.P.
“The one who did mercy”: Sacramental Charity, Creditor Christology, and the Economy of Salvation in Luke’s Gospel
Gary Anderson
Dominican House of Studies (DC), Assistant Professor

Khalil, Joseph
What has Ur of the Chaldeans to do with Sinai? The Abrahamic and Sinaitic Covenants in Second Temple Biblical and Extra-Biblical Texts
James VanderKam

Klein, Elizabeth
Augustine on Angels
John Cavadini
Augustine Institute, Assistant Professor

Kuiper, Matthew
Indian Muslims, Other Religions and the Modern Resurgence of Da‘wa: The Tablīghī Jamā‘at and Zakir Naik’s Islamic Research Foundation
Gabriel Reynolds
Missouri State University, Assistant Professor

Longanga, Emery
Interpreting a Christian Classic in an African Context: Pluralism and Inculturation in Light of David Tracy and Leonard Santedi
David Clairmont and John Cavadini
St. John Vianney Catholic Church, Parochial Vicar

McCarthy, Sheila
Healing the Body of Christ: Liturgy, Trauma, and the Works of Mercy
Ann Astell and Nathan Mitchell
Holy Cross College, Adjunct Instructor

Murphy, Austin
The Bible as Inspired, Authoritative, and True According to Saint Augustine
John Cavadini and Brian Daley
St. Procopius Abbey, Abbot

Pagliarini, Anthony
A Memory of Future Israel: Ezekiel 40-48 and the Potential for Warranted Reception
Gary Anderson
University of Notre Dame, Assistant Director of Undergraduate Studies 

Trotter, Jonathan
The Jerusalem Temple in the Thought and Practice of Diaspora Jews During the Second Temple Period
James VanderKam
Lewis University, Adjunct Instructor

Vera, Luis
Tablets of Flesh: Memory, Media, and the Perfection of the Image in Digital Societies
Jean Porter
Mount St. Mary’s University, Assistant Professor

2015 Graduating Year

Abdelsayed, John Paul
Our Great Archpriest: St. Cyril of Alexandria’s Approach to the Priesthood of Christ
Brian Daley
Coptic Diocese of Los Angeles, Southern California and Hawaii, Auxiliary Bishop

Abril, Michael Anthony
The Beginning of the End: Original Sin and Apocalypse in View of Karl Rahner and Rene Girard
Cyril O’Regan
Aquinas Institute of Theology, Assistant Professor

Antus, Elizabeth
The Doors of the Soul: A Critical Augustinian Account of Self-Love
M. Catherine Hilkert
Boston College, Assistant Professor

Carmona, Victor
Neither Slave nor Free: A Critique of U.S. Immigration Policy in LIght of the Work of David Hollenbach, Gustavo Gutierrez, and Thomas Aquinas
Todd Whitmore
University of San Diego, Assistant Professor

Carpenter, Angela
Sanctified Children: Natural Moral Formation and Sanctification in Reformed Theology
Gerald McKenny
Hope College, Assistant Professor

Castillo, Daniel
Foundations for an Ecological Theology of Liberation: Gustavo Gutiérrez’s Concept of Integral Liberation, Political Ecology, and Salvation
Matthew Ashley
Loyola Maryland University, Assistant Professor

Dunkel, Brian, S.J.
Nocturna Lux Viantibus: The Methods, Meaning, and Mystagogy of Ambrosian Hymnody
Brian Daley
Boston College School of Theology and Ministry, Assistant Professor

Francis, Michael
Borderline Bad: Philo of Alexandria on the Distinction Between Voluntary and Involuntary Sin
Gary Anderson and Gregory Sterling
John Brown University, Assistant Professor

Hamilton, Brian
Pauperes Christi: Voluntary Poverty as Political Practice
Jean Porter
Florida Southern College, Assistant Professor

Komline, Han-luen
From Division to Delight: Augustine and the Will
Brian Daley
Western Theological Seminary, Assistant Professor

Lee, Joungeun (June)
Aquinas’s Anger and the Han-full Anger: Thomistic Virtuous Anger with the Case of the Han-full Anger in South Korean Context
Maura Ryan

McCabe, Kevin
Capacities and Capax Dei: Theological Anthropology and Intellectual Disability
Cyril O’Regan
Seton Hall University, Teaching Fellow

Morgan, Jeffrey
Singular Self-Awareness with the Searcher of Hearts: Conscience in the Thought of Kant, Kierkegaard, and Bart
Gerald McKenny
Villanova University, Multi-Year Postdoctoral Fellow

Peterson, Brandon
“Being salvation”: A Reinterpretation of Rahner’s Christ as Savior
Robert Krieg
University of Utah, Lecturer

Raczka, Gary Philip
The Lectionary at the Time of Saint John Chrysostom
Maxwell Johnson
The Diocese of Newton for the Melkite Catholics in the USA, Cathedral Rector

Rambau, Fr. Leonce F., CSSp
Paul and his Co-Workers: Equality in Pauline Letters
David Aune
Jordan University College (Morogoro, Tanzania), A Constituent College of Saint Augustine University of Tanzania, Lecturer in Sacred Scriptures

Sehorn, John
Origen of Alexandria’s Homilies 1-14 on Ezekiel: Translation and Commentary
John Cavadini
The Augustine Institute, Assistant Professor

Wales, Jordan
Sacrifice in the Theology of Gregory the Great
John Cavadini
Hillsdale College, Assistant Professor

2014 Graduating Year

Battin, Steven
Intercommunal Ecclesiology: Re-Envisioning the Church as God’s Response to Intergroup Disunity
Cyril O’Regan
University of Notre Dame, Assistant Professor

Boesenberg, Dulcinea
Moses in Luke-Acts
Mary Rose D’Angelo
Creighton University, Assistant Professor

Bruning, Brandon
The Making of the Mishkan: The Old Greek Text of Exodus 35-40 and the Literary History of the Pentateuch
Eugene Ulrich

DeLorenzo, Leonard
Those Who Hear will Live: A Theological Explication of the Communion of Saints
Cyril O’Regan
University of Notre Dame, Director of Undergraduate Studies and Academic Director for ND Vision

Downing, Andrew
The Problem and Promise of History in the Theology
Cyril O’Regan
Pontifical Gregorian University, Lecturer

Dru, Josephine
In Light and Shadow of Multiple Wholes: How Theodore of Mopsuestia and Jerome of Stridon Read Joel Among the Twelve as Scripture
Gary Anderson
Museum of the Bible, Curator

Elliott, David
Rethinking Happiness: The Role of Hope in Virtue Ethics
Jean Porter
Catholic University of America, Assistant Professor

Emerson Hernandez, Marco
The Seeds of Creation and New Creation: St. Thomas Aquinas and his Predecessors on the Generative Principles of Natural and Supernatural Life
Joseph Wawrykow
Thomas Aquinas College, Assistant Professor

Enemali, Mark
The Danger of Transgression Against Divine Presence: The Case of the Ark Narrative (1 Samuel 4:1B-7:1; 2 Samuel 6)
Gary Anderson
Spiritan International School of Theology, Assistant Professor

Feder, Julia
A Mystical-Political Theology of Posttraumatic Healing: Teresa of Avila, Edward Schillebeeckx, and Contemporary Trauma Theory
M. Catherine Hilkert
Creighton University, Assistant Professor

Griffin, Michael
The Politics of Penance: Proposing an Ethic for Social Repair
Todd Whitmore
Holy Cross College, Senior Vice President and Professor

McGraw, Damon
Apocalyptic Thought in John Henry Newman: Discerning Antichrist in Modernity
Cyril O’Regan
The Academy of the Holy Cross, IB and Theology Instructor

Mukasa Makonga, Edoth
“Give me understanding that I may learn your commandments” (Ps 118:34.73.144) The Grace of the Law: A Study of Augustine’s Enarratio in Psalmum 118
Brian Daley
Middlebury Language School, VT, German School Coordinator

Scherz, Paul
Technology and Subjectivity in the Thought of Alasdair Macintyre and Michel Foucault
Gerald McKenny
Catholic University of America, Assistant Professor

Wang, Zueying
Gregory of Nyssa on the Corporate Nature of the Human Body
Brian Daley
Loyola University of Chicago, Instructor

2013 Graduating Year

Cho, Jaechon
Philoromaios-Herod Agrippa II in Josephus and the Acts of Apostles
Gregory Sterling
Torch Trinity Graduate University, Assistant Professor

Cover, Michael
Lifting the Veil: 2 Cor 3:7-4:6 in Light of Jewish Homiletic and Commentary Traditions
Gregory Sterling
Marquette University, Assistant Professor

Haley, Kevin
The Reinterpretation of the Psalms of the Individual in Judaism and Christianity
Gary Anderson

Hirschfeld, Mary
Virtuous Consumption in a Dynamic Economy: A Thomistic Engagement with Neoclassical Economic
Jean Porter
Villanova University, Assistant Professor

Hoden, Mary
A Visible Manifestation of the Invisible: The Relationship of the Architecture of Salisbury Cathedral and the Liturgy of the Sarum Use
Michael Driscoll
University of St. Thomas, Senior Adjunct Professor

Horsting, Albertus
S.Prosperi Ex Sententiis S. Augustini Epigrammatum Liber Unus. A Study of Prosper of Aquitaine’s Poetical Synthesis of Augustinian Theology Accompanied by a New Edition, Translation, and Commentary of the Liber Epigrammatum
John Cavadini and Hildegund Muller

Kneip, David
The Spirit, the Bible, and the Church: Neglected Aspects of Cyril of Alexandria’s Pneumatology
Brian Daley
Abilene Christian University, Instructor

Marx, Nathaniel
Via Sacra: The Latin Mass and Personal Formation
Nathan Mitchell
Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology, Assistant Professor

Mata, Monica Sara
Myth and Mystery: Augustine’s First Commentary on Genesis 1-2:3
John Cavadini

Prevot, Andrew
Thinking Prayer: Meditations on Theology, Doxology, and Praxis
Cyril O’Regan
Boston College, Assistant Professor

Wickes, Jeffrey
Out of Books, A World: The Scriptural Poetics of Ephrem’s Hymns of Faith
Joseph Amar
St. Louis University, Assistant Professor