Dominican Scholar Program

The Center regularly sponsors a visiting faculty with a Dominican affiliation or scholastic interest to teach classes and present lectures at Emory and other programs in the community. These speakers have included:

Angel Mendez-Montoya

Spring 2015

Angel Mendez-Montoya, O.P., Ph.D., Professor of theology and philosophy at Universidad Iberoamericana, in Mexico City, where he is also the coordinator of the Faith and Culture Program. He has a doctorate in philosophical theology from the University of Virginia (USA) and was scholar in residence at Cambridge University (UK).


Fall 2007

John Allard, O.P., S.T.L., Ph.D., Providence College, Providence RI

Fall 2005

Barbara Greene, O.P., Ph.D., Professor of New Testament Studies, Catholic Theological Union, Chicago, IL

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Fall 2004

Mary Margaret Pazdan, O.P., Aquinas Institute of Theology, St. Louis, MO; Ph.D., University of St. Michael’s College, Toronto, 1982, M.A. Providence College, 1972

Fall 2003

Richard A. Schenk, O.P., M.A. (Phil.), Dr. Theol., Professor of Philosophy and Theology, Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology and Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, CA

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Fall 2002

Brian J. Shanley, O.P., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C.


Mark E. Wedig, O.P., Ph.D., M.Div., Center for Dominican Studies, Barry University, Miami, FL


Paul J. Philibert, O.P., S.T.D., S.T.Lr., S.T.M., Distinguished Visiting Professor of Church and Society at Aquinas Institute of Theology, St. Louis, MO


Spring 1999

Richard J. Woods, O.P., M.A., Ph.D., Blackfriars Hall, Oxford University, England

Fall 1996

Philip A. Kennedy, O.P., B.Mus., Theo.M., Dr. Theol., Oxford University, England

Fall 1994

Benedict Viviano, O.P., M.A., Ph.D., S.S.L., University of Fribourg, Switzerland


Timothy McDermott, Ph.D., University of Cape Town, South Africa

Spring 1993

Brian Davies, O.P., M.A. (Oxon), Ph.D. (London), Professor of Philosophy, Blackfriars Priory, Oxford, England

Spring 1992

Claude J. Geffre, O.P., S.T.D., S.TM., Institut catholique de Paris, France

Spring 1991

Mary Catherine Hilkert, O.P., Ph.D., Notre Dame University, Notre Dame, IN, “The Theology of Edward Schillebeeckx”