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Our distinguished faculty foster academic excellence by inspiring our students to explore the riches of the Catholic theological tradition and the complex ways in which faith finds a home in the many cultures of our global context.  As leading voices in their respective areas of theology, our faculty conduct research and regularly publish in their fields. Faculty at JST are also caring mentors whose goal is to aid each student's spiritual and professional development. 

Jerome  P. Baggett, Ph.D.

Professor of Religion and Society and Ignacio Ellacuria Professor for Jesuit Studies Endowed Chair

Kathryn Barush, D. Phil.

Thomas E. Bertelsen Jr. Associate Professor of Art History and Religion

Alison  Benders,  J.D., Ph.D.

Senior Lecturer in Systematic Theology / Vice President for Mission and Ministry at Santa Clara University

Thomas Cattoi

Associate Professor of Christology and Cultures and Dwan Family Endowed Chair in Ecumenical and Interfaith Dialogue

Jeremiah Coogan, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of New Testament

Eduardo C. Fernández, S.J., S.T.D.

Professor of Pastoral Theology and Ministry

Christopher Hadley, SJ

Assistant Professor of Systematic Theology

Gina Hens-Piazza, Ph.D.

Professor of Old Testament Studies and Joseph S. Alemany Endowed Chair for Santa Clara University

Paul Janowiak, S.J., Th.D.

Associate Professor of Liturgical and Sacramental Theology

Léocadie  Lushombo, i.t., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Theological Ethics

James Nati, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Hebrew Bible & Old Testament Studies

Deborah Ross, Ph.D.

Lecturer and Director of Ministerial Formation

Julie Hanlon Rubio, Ph.D.

Interim Dean / Professor of Christian Social Ethics

Anh Q. Tran, S.J., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Historical and Systematic Theology

Rossano Zas-Friz, S.J.

Professor of Christian Spirituality

Adjunct Faculty
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Adjunct Lecturer in Latin

Laura Dunn

MTS and Writing Program Director

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Adjunct Lecturer in Christian Spirituality

Robert McCann, J.C.L.

Adjunct Lecturer in Canon Law

Mary E. McGann, R.S.C.J., Ph.D.

Adjunct Associate Professor of Liturgical Studies

George R.  Murphy, S.J., Ph.L

Adjunct Lecturer in Christian Spirituality

Dr. Julia Prinz, V.D.M.F., Ph.D.

Adjunct Lecturer in Christian Spirituality and Former Director Women of Wisdom and Action Initiative

Faculty Emeriti
Lisa Fullam, D.V.M., Th.D.

Professor Emerita of Moral Theology

George E. Griener, S.J., Th.D.

Associate Professor Emeritus of Historical and Systematic Theology

Bruce H. Lescher, Ph.D.

Senior Lecturer Emeritus in Spirituality

William O'Neill, S.J., Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus of Social Ethics

Jean-François Racine, Ph.D.

Associate Professor Emeritus of New Testament

Sandra M. Schneiders, I.H.M., S.T.D.

Professor Emerita of New Testament Studies and Christian Spirituality