Kristi Haas

Kristi Haas

Assistant Teaching Professor

Primary Field of Study: Systematic Theology


Ph.D., Systematic Theology, University of Notre Dame

Research and Training Interests

The theology of Louis Bouyer (1913-2004), the development of Catholic ecological theology, charisms and holiness in ecclesial life

Selected Publications

“Conversion of Memory and Hope for Peace: The Peacemaking Homilies of St. Bernardino of Siena, 1427.” In The Surprise of Reconciliation in the Catholic Tradition, edited by J.J. Carney and Laurie Johnston, 95-108. Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press, 2018.

“Full and Emptied: Interpreting Christ's Divinity for Theologies of Religion.” Lumen et Vita 4, no. 1 (2014): 1-19.


Kristi Haas grew up in Davenport, Iowa, and received her B.A. (magna cum laude, Glynn Family Honors Program) and M.A. (Echo Program) from the University of Notre Dame. She completed further theological studies through the M.T.S. at Boston College and worked at Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies and de Nicola Center for Ethics and Culture before returning to pursue the Ph.D. in the Department of Theology. Her research focuses on twentieth-century Catholic systematic theology, especially the thought of Louis Bouyer (1913-2004) and the development of Catholic ecological theology. Haas serves as Associate Director of the M.A. Program and teaches courses such as Foundations of Theology, the Church, and Theology of Prayer.


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