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Past Fellows

Academic Year 2016-17

2016-17 Research Fellows

Virginia Azcuy
Virginia Azcuy (Winter 2017)
Professor of Theology & Chair of Spiritual Theology, Pontifical Catholic University of Argentina (Buenos Aires)
 
Research project: Using fieldwork and qualitative research (i.e., personal interviews and real-life conversations) in the study of theology
 

Emmanuel S. de Guzman
Emmanuel S. de Guzman (Fall 2016)

Professor of Theology, St. Vincent School of Theology (Manila)
Chair of Board of Trustees, Catholic Theological Society of the Philippines

Research project: Exploring the Church as "one" in Southeast Asia from an intercultural perspective


Simon C. Kim
Rev. Simon C. Kim (Fall 2016)
Assistant Professor in Theology, University of Holy Cross (New Orleans)

Research project: An intercultural theological reflection on racism and the Catholic Church


Academic Year 2015-16

Rev. Simon C. Kim
Rev. Simon C. Kim (Fall 2015)
Thomas E. Chambers Assistant Professor of Theology, University of Holy Cross (New Orleans)

Research project:
Tracing the historical developments of Christological images as the source of evangelization of new cultures, with a focus on the global South

 
Rev. Laurenti Magesa
Rev. Laurenti Magesa (Spring 2016)
Professor of Moral & African Theology, Hekima Jesuit School of Theology and Tangaza University College (Nairobi)

Research project: Jesus as "healer" for the peoples of sub-Saharan Africa and the embodiment of the African worldview of ongoing healing and life's flourishing
 

Summer 2015


Junior Research Fellows

Kristine Meneses
Kristine Meneses

PhD candidate, Theological Ethics
St. Vincent School of Theology, Adamson University (Manila)


Gabriel M. de los Santos
Gabriel M. de los Santos
PhD candidate, Systematic Theology
St. Vincent School of Theology, Adamson University (Manila)





Academic Year 2014-15

Daniel F. Pilario, CM
Daniel F. Pilario, CM

Dean & Professor, St. Vincent School of Theology, Adamson University (Manila)

Research project: "Doing Theology in a Garbage Dump: The 'Rough Grounds' & Theological Method"


Emmanuel Katongole
Emmanuel Katongole

Associate Professor of Theology & Peace Studies, Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame

Research project: "Born of Lament: The Gift & Discipline of Hope in Africa"

Marcelo Timotheo da Costa
Marcelo Timotheo da Costa​
Chair & Professor of History, Universidade Salgado de Oliveira (Niterói, Brazil)
 
Research project: "Liberation Theology Celebrates St. Francis: The Poverello of Assisi According to Leonardo Boff"

Academic Year 2013-14


Agbonkhianmeghe E. Orobator, SJ 
Nairobi, Kenya
  • Provincial of Eastern African Province, Society of Jesus 
  • Research project: "Religion, Church & Society in Africa"
Maria Clara Lucchetti Bingemer 
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 

  • Associate Professor of Theology and Vice Dean of Center of Theology & Human Sciences
  • Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro
  • Research project: "Mysticism, Witnessing & Community—The Martyr Communities of Tibhirine & San Salvador
Diego Irarrázaval, CSC 
Santiago, Chile
  • Professor of Theology, Universidad Católica Silva Henriquez
  • Research project: "Christianity & Marian Spirituality in South American Peoples"
Pantelis Kalaitzidis
Volos, Greece

  • Director, Volos Academy for Theological Studies
  • Professor of Systematic Theology, Hellenic Open University
  • Professor of Religious Studies, University of Thessaly

Academic Year 2012-13


Agnes M. Brazal
Manila, Philippines
  • Professor of Theology, St. Vincent School of Theology, Adamson University
  • Research project: "Doing Vernacular Theo-ethics in a Postmodern World" (PDF)
Olga Consuelo Vélez Caro 
Bogotá, Colombia
  • Professor of Theology, Pontifical Xaverian University
  • Research project: "Ciudad y mujer: Una apuesta evangelizadora" (PDF, currently available in Spanish only)

Academic Year 2011-12


Agbonkhianmeghe E. Orobator, SJ
Nairobi, Kenya
  • Provincial of Eastern African Province, Society of Jesus
  • Research project: "A Global Sign of Outward Grace:The Sacramentality of the World Church in the Era of Globalization" (PDF)

Maria Clara Lucchetti Bingemer
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

  • Associate Professor of Theology and Vice Dean of Center of Theology & Human Sciences
  • Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro
  • Research project: "The Witness of Dorothy Day & the Future of Liberation Theology" (video)

Academic Year 2010-11


Maria Clara Lucchetti Bingemer

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

  • Associate Professor of Theology and Dean of Center of Theology & Human Sciences
  • Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro
  • Research project: The Mystery & the World: Passion for God in Times of Disbelief (currently available in Portuguese only)​

Academic Year 2009-10


Robert L. Wilken
William R. Kenan, Jr., Professor Emeritus of the History of Christianity
University of Virginia
  • Research project:The First Thousand Years: A Global History of Christianity (link)​
Emmanuel Katongole
Associate Professor of Theology & Peace Studies,  Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies
University of Notre Dame
  • Research project:The Sacrifice of Africa: A Political Theology for Africa (link)​