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Faculty of Theology

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Toronto, ON M5S 1J4 Canada

  • Advanced Degree Programs Director
  • (On leave September 1, 2013 - May 31, 2014)

(Interim) Advanced Degree Programs Director John L. McLaughlin (September 1, 2013 - May 31, 2014)

Basic Degree Programs Director Christian McConnell

Director of Elliott Allen Institute for Theology and Ecology Dennis O'Hara

Director of Pastoral Formation and Director of the Israel Program Darren Dias, OP

Faculty of Theology Web Site USMC Website Manager

Student Life Committee Student Life Committee

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Michael Attridge

Michael Attridge, BA, MA, STL, PhD (St. Michael's)
Associate Professor,
Systematic Theology; Christology; Vatican II
michael.attridge@utoronto.ca
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Mario O. D'Souza, csb Dean Faculty of Theology

Mario O. D' Souza, CSB, BA, MEd, MDiv, CAES, PhD (Toronto)
Associate Professor, Dean of Theology
Jacques Maritain; Philosophy of Education; Catholic Educational Theory; Religion and Education; Catholic University; Person and Personalism
Associate Member SGS Theory and Policy Studies in Education OISE/UT
mario.dsouza@utoronto.ca
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Darren Dias

Darren Dias, OP, BA, MDiv, PhD (St. Michael's)
Assistant Professor, Director of Pastoral Formation
Trinitarian Theology; Religious Diversity; Lonergan Studies
darren.dias@utoronto.ca

Christian McConnell

Christian McConnell, BA, BTh, MA, PhD (Notre Dame)
Assistant Professor, Director of Basic Degree Programs
Early Liturgical History; Christian Initiation; Liturgical Theology; Sacramental Theology
christian.mcconnell@utoronto.ca

John L. McLaughlin

John L. McLaughlin, BA, MA, MDiv, PhD (St. Michael's)
Associate Professor, Interim Director of Advanced Degree Programs (September 1, 2013 - May 31, 2014)

Ugarit; Israelite Origins; Ancient Israelite Religion; Pre-exilic Prophets; Wisdom Literature; Psalms; Hebrew Poetry
Cross-appointed to the Graduate Faculty, Department of Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations, University of Toronto
johnl.mclaughlin@utoronto.ca
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Dennis Patrick O'Hara

Dennis Patrick O'Hara, DC, ND, BA, MDiv, PhD (St. Michael's)
Associate Professor, Director of the Elliott Allen Institute for Theology and Ecology Associate Member of the Graduate Faculty of the School of Environment, University of Toronto


Ecological Ethics; Christian Ethics; Theology and Ecology; Spirituality and Ecology
dennis.ohara@utoronto.ca
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Colleen Shantz

Colleen Shantz, BA, MDiv, PhD (St. Michael's)
Associate Professor, Director of Advanced Degree Programs (On Leave September 1, 2013 - May 31, 2014)

New Testament Social World; Social Scientific Approaches; Early Christian Religious Experience; Cognitive Science of Religion
Cross-appointed to the Department for the Study of Religion, University of Toronto
c.shantz@utoronto.ca
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Teaching in 2013-2014

Anne Anderson, c.s.j., RegN, BA, MHA, MA, DMin (Regis College/UT)
Associate Professor, President and Vice-Chancellor
Jewish - Christian Studies; Pastoral Ministry; Pastoral Theology
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Dan Bahat, BA, PhD (London)
Adjunct Professor
Biblical Archaeology
danbahat@gmail.com

Terence J. Fay, s.j., BA, Lic. Phil., MA, STL & MA, PhD (Georgetown)
Adjunct Professor
Christian History, Canadian Religious History, Immigrant Religious History
terence.fay@utoronto.ca

Jean-Pierre Fortin, BA, MA (Phil.), PhD (Phil.) (Laval), MA (Theo), PhD Candidate (Theo) (St. Michael’s)
Adjunct Professor
Systematic Theology, Philosophy in Science
jeanpierre.fortin@mail.utoronto.ca

John Gallagher, BA, MA, STB, STL, STD (Academia Alfonsiana)
Adjunct Professor
Moral Theology
jgallagher@basilian.org

John S. Kloppenborg, BA, MA, PhD (St. Michael’s)
Adjunct Professor, Chair, Department for the Study of Religion and Director of the Centre for the Study of Religion, University of Toronto
New Testament and Early Christian Literature
john.kloppenborg@utoronto.ca

Daniel MacLeod, BA, MA, PhD (Guelph)
Adjunct Professor
Early Modern Catholicism, Catholic/Counter Reformation, Scottish Catholicism, Scottish Reformation
dmacleod@uoguelph.ca

Heather Macumber, BAH, MDiv., PhD (St. Michael’s)
Adjunct Professor
Exilic and Post-Exilic Prophecy, Ancient Israelite Religion
heather.macumber@mail.utoronto.ca

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Moira McQueen, BA, MDiv., PhD (St. Michael’s)
Adjunct Professor
Foundational themes in Christian ethics, Natural Law; human sexuality and marriage, justice: individual and social
moira.mcqueen@utoronto.ca

Mary Rowell, c.s.j., RegN, BA, MA., PhD (Durham)
Adjunct Professor
Church and Society, Theological bioethics, especially the social dimensions of health care and global health, Eco-theology, ethics and society, Worship and Ethics, The History and Evolution of Religious Life
mary.rowell@utoronto.ca

Richard Shields, BA, MA, MEd, PhD (McMaster)
Adjunct Professor
Religious and Education; Catholic Schools; Faith Development; Media and Popular Culture
richshields@sympatico.ca

T. Allan Smith, c.s.b., BA, MA, MDiv, DTheol (Erlangen)
Associate Professor, Fellow, Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies
Early and Medieval Church History; Russian Church History and Theology; Eastern Orthodox Spirituality; Monasticism; 19th and 20th Century Orthodox Theology; Sergei Bulgakov
allan.smith@utoronto.ca

Michael Steinhauser, BA, STL, ThD (Wuerzburg)
Adjunct Professor
Christian Origins: New Testament and Early Christian Literature; Intertestamental Period, Art and Theology
m.steinhauser@utoronto.ca

Ryan Wettlaufer, BA, MA, PhD (St. Michael’s)
Adjunct Professor
New Testament Textual Criticism
r.wettlaufer@utoronto.ca

Teaching In 2013-2014

William H. Irwin, c.s.b., BA, MA, STL, SSD (Pontifical Biblical Institute)
Professor Emeritus
Old Testament; Biblical Hebrew Poetry; comparative Northwest Semitic; Biblical Spirituality
bill.irwin@utoronto.ca

Michael Vertin, BA, STB, MA, STL, PhD (Toronto)
Professor Emeritus
Philosophy of Theology; Theological Foundations of Multi-disciplinary Studies
michael.vertin@utoronto.ca

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Chancellor His Eminence, Thomas Cardinal Collins | Read Profile

President and Vice-Chancellor Anne Anderson, CSJ | Read Profile

Bursar and Chief Financial Officer Georgina Kossivas

Dean of the Faculty of Theology Mario O. D' Souza, CSB | Read Profile

Student Services Officer Emil Iruthayathas

Executive Assistant to the Dean Cicily Tang

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Director of Advanced Degree Programs Colleen Shantz | Read Profile (on leave September 1, 2013 - May 31, 2014)

Interim Director of Advanced Degree Programs John L. McLaughlin | Read Profile (September 1, 2013 - May 31, 2014)

Director of Basic Degree Programs Christian McConnell

Director of Pastoral Formation Darren Dias, O.P.

Director of The Elliott Allen Institute for Theology and Ecology Dennis O'Hara | Read Profile

Vice-President (Academic), Principal of St. Michael's College and Director of Library and Archives Domenico Pietropaolo | Read Profile

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