BA University of St Andrews and College of William & Mary
MPhil University of Cambridge
PhD University of Cambridge
Dissertation: The Value of Dress in the Cecil Household (c.1550-1612)
BA Biola University
MA University of Connecticut
PhD University of Southern California
Dissertation: Shakespeare’s Speaking Pictures
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BA Greenville University
MA Aquinas Institute of Theology
PhD Loyola University Chicago
Dissertation: “Turn Not Thine Eyes: Holy Faces and Saving Gazes in Mystical and Liberation Theologies”
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Registration is now open for the 2023 National Conference, "Contemplating Integral Ecology for the Common Good," on October 20-22 at Aquinas College in Grand Rapids, MI. Click here for more information and to register.
Registration is now open for the 2023 Workshop for Senior Administrators on the topic, "Fostering Hope in a Polarized Age," October 19-20, at Aquinas College in Grand Rapids, MI. Click here for more information and to register.
We are pleased to announce Gordon Johnston, Professor of Creative Writing at Mercer University, as the winner of the 2022 Arlin G. Meyer Prize in Imaginative Writing for his book of poetry, Scaring the Bears. For more information and to see the finalist for this prize, click here.
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In their second edition of Leading Lives That Matter, editors Mark Schwehn and Dorothy Bass compile a wide range of texts—from ancient and contemporary literature, social commentary, and philosophy—related to questions of vital interest for those who are trying to decide what to do with their lives and what kind of human beings they hope to become. Leading Lives that Matter has been an important text in many of our fellowship and grant programs, and it contains excellent resources. Click here for more information and an excerpt.