Kevin G. Grove, CSC

Kevin G. Grove, CSC

Assistant Professor

Primary Field of Study: Systematic Theology


Ph.D. University of Cambridge

Research and Training Interests

His research includes memory, Christology, St. Augustine, and the theological writings of Basil Moreau.

Selected Publications

Augustine on Memory. New York: Oxford University Press, 2021

Art, Desire, and God: Phenomenological Perspectives, Eds. K. Grove, C. Rios, and T. Nutter (London: Bloomsbury, September 2023).

“Transfiguring Speech: Prayer and the Psalms,” in The T&T Clark Companion to Christian Prayer, edited by Ashley Cocksworth and John McDowell, 45–64. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2021.

“An Unconventional Christology for Consecrated Life: Encounter and the Development of a Presentation Paradigm,” Review for Religious 1:1 (2021): 15–30.

“Rhetoric and Reality: Augustine and Pope Francis on Preaching Christ and the Poor,” Theological Studies 80: 3 (2019): 530-553. 

“George Tooker’s Altarpiece of Protest: Painting and American Loneliness.” Religion and the Arts 23 (2019): 537-560.


Born and raised in Montana, Kevin Grove was ordained a Holy Cross priest at Notre Dame in 2010. After doctoral studies at the University of Cambridge and before joining the faculty at Notre Dame, Grove was a post-doctoral researcher at L’Institut Catholique in Paris, France and a fellow at the Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study. In addition to his research and teaching, Grove serves pastorally at Notre Dame as an assistant faculty chaplain, chaplain to the Master of Divinity program, and as a pastoral resident for undergraduates in Dunne Hall.


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