Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology

DSPT Faculty Areas of Interest

Faculty Member Areas of Interest
Joseph Boenzi, SDB

Saint Francis de Sales in history and his spirituality
Youth Spirituality
Salesian Spirituality
History of the Church - modern & contemporary, Italy in the 19th century

Michael Dodds, OP

St. Thomas Aquinas and Contemporary Philosophy and Science
Philosophical Anthropology
Philosophy of Nature
Divine Action

Marianne Farina, CSC

Catholic Social Teaching
Comparative Theology
Interfaith Dialogue
Philosophical Studies in Islam

Justin Gable, OP

Philosophy of Language
Philosophy of Mind
Medieval Philosophy

Edward Krasevac, OP

Fundamental Moral Theology
Thomistic Natural Law Theory
Patristic and Thomistic Christology
Contemporary Historical Christology

Bryan Kromholtz, OP

St. Thomas Aquinas on the resurrection of the dead
St. Thomas Aquinas’s eschatology in the Commentator tradition
Eschatological beliefs for pastoral practice

Hilary Martin, OP

Church history, councils of reunion and reform
Natural Law
Myths and Rituals of Aboriginal communities of North Central Australia

John Thomas Mellein, OP

Thomistic Philosophy, particularly Metaphysics and Anthropology
Ancient Philosophy, particularly Aristotle and Plato
Political Philosophy and Political Theory 

Anselm Ramelow, OP

Intersection of Faith and Reason (e.g. philosophical exploration of miracles)
Philosophical Aesthetics
Free Will
Philosophy of Language
Philosophy of Personhood
History of Philosophy, particularly Modern and Contemporary

Chris Renz, OP

Beauty, Creative Intuition and Poetry
Sacred Arts, Catholic Culture and Catholic Worship
Religion/Spirituality and Health Studies
Sustainable methods of food production and consumption

Augustine Thompson, OP

Medieval Church history, especially of Italy
Medieval philosophy, theology, and lay piety
History of canon law, preaching and the mendicant orders

Marga Vega, PhD

Philosophy of Mind
Ancient Philosophy: Aristotle
Ontology of Art and Metaphor

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