Academic Affairs
Resources for Faculty

Catholic Thought & Culture

  • 1. Faculty Research Grant

    To support scholarly research by faculty in all disciplines on topics concerned with, or connected to, Catholic thought and culture.

    2013-14 Recipients 

    Therese Cory, Ph.D.
    “Demonic Mind Readers and Deceivers: What De Malo 16 Can Tell Us About Intellectual Attention in Aquinas”
    Assistant Professor, Philosophy
    Arts and Sciences

    Andrew Davis, Ph.D.
    “Abraham Heschel’s Personal Papers Relating to Vatican II”
    Assistant Professor, Theology and Ministry
    School of Theology and Ministry

    Thomas Murphy, S.J.
    “Catholic Opinion and Fenian Raids into Canada, 1866–1871”
    Associate Professor, History
    College of Arts and Sciences

    2. Course Development Summer Stipend

    To encourage the development of undergraduate and graduate courses concerned with, or connected to, Catholic thought and culture in order to increase student engagement with Catholic ideas, issues, and applications in a variety of discipline.


    2013–2014 Recipients

    Le Xuan, Hy, Ph.D.
    “Cultural Psychology of Religion: Practice and Research
    Associate Professor, Psychology, Arts and Sciences

    David Madsen, Ph.D.
    “Greco-Roman and Judaic World 200 BCE–200 CE”
    Associate Professor, History, Arts and Sciences

    Jeanette Rodriguez, Ph.D.
    “Holocaust and the Christian World”
    Professor, Theology and Religious Studies, Arts and Sciences


    Catholic Thought and Culture Advisory Board Members

    John Dienhart, Ph.D., Albers School of Business & Economics
    Susan Jackels, Ph.D., College of Science & Engineering
    Michael Raschko, Ph.D., School of Theology & Ministry
    Jeanette Rodriguez, Ph.D., College of Arts & Sciences
    David Leigh, SJ, Ph.D., College of Arts & Sciences
    Catherine Punsalan-Manlimos, Ph.D., College of Arts & Sciences

    For questions or more information contact Catherine Punsalan-Manlimos, Ph.D., Director, Institute for Catholic Thought and Culture, at 206-296-5316 or