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Jeffrey Baerwald, S.J.
Associate Professor, Department of Counseling Psychology

Jeffrey P. Baerwald specializes in childhood cognitive development, including disorders of attention, impulse, and learning, as well as the relationship of neuroscience and spirituality.

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Thomas C. Bracco, S.J.
Assistant Minister

Tom Bracco, S.J., has been a Jesuit for more than fifty years.

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Luis F. Calero, S.J.
Bannan Senior Fellow, Ignatian Center for Jesuit Education
Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology

Luis Calero, S.J., is associate professor of anthropology and a senior fellow at the Ignation Center for Jesuit Education. He directs the annual faculty/staff immersion trip to El Salvador.

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Michael T. Castori, S.J.
Professor, Department of Theology
Michael Castori, S.J. is a member of the Jesuit Community at Santa Clara University and on the faculty in the Religious Studies Department. Read the full profile »
Paul G. Crowley, S.J.
Professor, Department of Religious Studies
Paul serves as a Professor and the Chair of the Religious Studies Department. Read the full profile »
Michael Engh, S.J.
President
Michael Engh, S.J. is the current President of Santa Clara University. Read the full profile »
Andrew J. Garavel, S.J.
Assistant Professor, Department of English

Professor Andrew Garavel specializes in British and Irish literature of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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Paul J. Goda, S.J.
Professor Emeritus, School of Law

Father Paul Goda has taught Community Property, Wills and Trusts, Jurisprudence Seminar, and Contracts at Santa Clara's School of Law. He has been a member of the Society of Jesus for more than fifty years.

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Arthur F. Liebscher, S.J.
Associate Professor, Department of History
Faculty Director, Modern Perspectives RLC

Father Liebscher attended Santa Clara University as an undergraduate, earned a Ph.D. at Indiana University, and returned to SCU to teach history, with a specialty in Argentinian politics.

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Paul P. Mariani, S.J.
Assistant Professor, History Department
Paul Mariani, S.J. is an Assistant Professor in the History Department. Read the full profile »
Michael C. McCarthy, S.J.
Executive Director of the Ignatian Center for Jesuit Education

SCU graduate Michael McCarthy, a native of San Francisco, has devoted his career to pursuing the big questions in the departments of religious studies and the classics.

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Gerald McKevitt, S.J.
Professor, Department of History

Professor Gerald McKevitt is the Santa Clara University historian and the Ignacio Ellacuria, S.J., University Professor in SCU's history department.

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John P. Mossi, S.J.
Advancement Office Manager for the California Province of the Society of Jesus
John P. Mossi, S.J. currently manages the Advancement Office for the California Province of the Society of Jesus. Read the full profile »
Alfred E. Naucke, S.J.
Executive Assistant (Socius) to the Provincial
of the California Province of the Society of Jesus
Alfred Naucke is the Executive Assistant (Socius) to the Provincial ofthe California Province of the Society of Jesus. Read the full profile »
Chi V. Ngo, S.J.
Provincial Assistant for Formation & Vocations, California Province of the Society of Jesus
Chi Ngo, S.J. currently serves the California Province of the Society of Jesus as the Provincial Assistant for Formation & Vocations. Read the full profile »
Peter G. Pabst, S.J.
President, Sacred Heart Nativity Schools
Peter currently serves as President of Sacred Heart Nativity School and Our Lady of Grace Nativity School for Girls in San Jose, CA. Read the full profile »
Dennis Parnell, S.J.
Professor, Department of Biology
Associate Director of Special Programs, International Programs
Professor Dennis Parnell teaches in the biology department at Santa Clara University. Read the full profile »
Charles T. Phipps, S.J.
Associate Professor Emeritus, Department of English
Father Phipps teaches in the English department at Santa Clara University. Read the full profile »
Mark Ravizza, S.J.
Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy
Bannan Senior Fellow, Ignatian Center for Jesuit Education
Mark Ravizza is a senior fellow at the Bannan Institute for Jesuit Education and Christian Values, and is an associate professor in the philosophy department at Santa Clara University. Read the full profile »
James W. Reites, S.J.
Associate Professor, Department of Religious Studies
Faculty Director, Xavier
Father Reites teaches in the Religious Studies Department at Santa Clara University, focusing on St. Ignatius, C.S. Lewis, feminism, and the early history of Jesuits in Spain and Italy. Read the full profile »
John Rose, S.J.
Jesuit in Residence
After having completed his MS in computer engineering, John Rose is now pursuing his PhD at the SCU School of Engineering. Read the full profile »
Theodore Rynes, S.J.
Assistant Professor, Department of English
Professor Rynes teaches in the English department at Santa Clara University. Read the full profile »
Peter Kin Chung Siu, S.J.
Pastoral Minister, Chinese Community
Peter currently serves our local Chinese Community through pastoral ministry. Read the full profile »
Francis R. Smith, S.J.
Associate Professor, Department of Religious Studies

Father Smith earned his bachelor degree from Santa Clara University in 1956. He is the author of The World is Charged: The Transcendent With Us. 

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Dennis C. Smolarski, S.J.
Professor, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Father Smolarski, a 1969 alumnus of Santa Clara, teaches courses in computer science and mathematics. He is also known for various writings on liturgy and worship, particularly How Not to Say Mass. Read the full profile »
Paul A. Soukup, S.J.
Professor, Department of Communication

Father Soukup, a professor in the communication department, specializes in new technologies, media and religion, and communication research methods.

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Salvatore A. Tassone, S.J.
Senior Lecturer, Department of Religious Studies

A senior lecturer in the department of religious studies, Father Tassone's research focus is on portraits of Christ in canonical Christian literature.

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Charles J. Tilley, S.J.
Community Coordinator, Casa San Inigo
Chuck currently serves as the Community Coordinator for Casa San Inigo, a dependent community of the Santa Clara Jesuit Community. Read the full profile »
Fred Tollini S.J.
Professor, Department of Theatre and Dance

Father Tollini is a professor in the department of theatre and dance, and is the author of four books on performance and theater history.

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Jack Treacy S.J.
Director, Campus Ministry

Father Jack Treacy is a graduate of Santa Clara University, and director of the Campus Ministry.

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Tennant C. Wright, S.J.
Senior Lecturer, Department of Religious Studies
Professor Wright teaches courses on meditation, Catholic themes in the arts, and religious studies. Read the full profile »
Michael A. Zampelli, S.J.
Rector, Jesuit Community
Associate Professor, Department of Theatre and Dance
Father Zampelli has directed several Jesuit operas. Read the full profile »
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