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Faculty Collaboratives

Faculty Collaboratives



Four interdisciplinary faculty seminars will convene over two years to collaborate on research, teaching, and university initiatives that advance the common good and extend the Jesuit, Catholic vocation of SCU as a transformative social force. 


“Love for society and commitment to the common good are outstanding expressions of a charity which affects not only relationships between individuals but also ‘macro-relationships, social, economic and political ones.’”
-- Pope Francis (Laudato Si’ § 231)

Gender Justice and the Common Good Faculty Collaborative

Bannan Faculty Fellow Sharmila Lodhia, Associate Professor, Women's and Gender Studies, SCU

Professor Lodhia chairs the Bannan Institute interdisciplinary faculty collaborative on gender justice and the common good.

Racial and Ethnic Justice and the Common Good Faculty Collaborative

Bannan Faculty Fellow
Johnson Solomon, Associate Professor, Child Studies Program, Interim Vice Provost for Diversity and Inclusion

Environmental Justice and the Common Good Faculty Collaborative

Bannan Faculty Fellow
Chris Bacon, Associate Professor, Environmental Studies and Sciences, SCU

Economic Justice and the Common Good Faculty Collaborative

Bannan Faculty Fellow 
William Sundstrom, Professor, Department of Economics, SCU