Kevin G. Grove

Kevin G. Grove

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.


“Becoming True in the Purgatorio: Dante on Forgetting, Remembering, and Learning to Speak.” In Dante, Mercy, and the Beauty of the Human Person, eds. L. Delorenzo and V. Montemaggi. Eugene: Wipf & Stock, 2017.

“Christology, Ascent, and Augustine’s Idithun Enarrationes.” In Praedicatio Patrum: Studies on Preaching in Late Antique North Africa, edited by G.Partoens, A. Dupont, and S. Boodts. Turnhout: Brepols, 2017.

“A Pondering Heart: The Immaculate Conception and the Sorrowful Mother in the Theology of Basil Moreau.” In Marian Modalities in the Church, edited by J. Cavadini and D. Peters . Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 2017.

“The Word spoke in our words that we might speak in his: Augustine, Psalms, and the poetry of the Incarnate Word.” In Poetic Revelations: The Power of the Word, (29-42), edited by M. Burrows, J. Ward, and M. Grzegorzewska. London: Routledge, 2017.

Basil Moreau: Essential Writings. Edited with Andrew Gawrych. Notre Dame: Ave Maria, 2014.


Born and raised in rural Montana, Kevin Grove was ordained a Holy Cross priest at Notre Dame in 2010. He served in two Michiana parishes before doctoral studies in Cambridge, England. Before joining the faculty at Notre Dame, Grove was a post-doctoral researcher at L’Institut Catholique in Paris, France, and then a research fellow at the Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study. In addition to his faculty work, Grove serves pastorally as a resident of Dunne Hall at Notre Dame.


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