Meet Our Fellows

Erwin Feyersinger

  • University of Innsbruck
  • Residential Fellow (2011-2012)
  • “Augmented Reality as Animation Beyond Cinema and Television Screens”

Naomi Fisher

  • Clark University
  • Graduate Student Fellow (2014-2015)
  • "Natural Reason: Rationality as Emerging out of Animal Nature"

Bjarne Sode Funch

  • Roskilde University
  • Residential Fellow (2015-2016)
  • "An Existential-Phenomenological Study of Artistic Creativity"

Brandon Gallaher

  • University of Exeter
  • Residential Fellow (2013-2014)
  • "Primacy, Papacy and the Challenge of Secularism in Modern Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox Theology"

Roland Galle

  • Universitat Duisburg Essen
  • Residential Fellow (2010-2011)
  • “Invalidation and Construction of Norms in Moralist Literature”

Margaret Garvey

  • Holy Cross College
  • Graduate Student Fellow (2013-2014)
  • "Returning to Aristotle’s Body: The Montessorian Educational Philosophy and Embodied Arts Practice of Jacques Copeau"

Ilana Gershon

  • Indiana University
  • Residential Fellow (2015-2016)
  • "Getting a Job in the Digital Age"

Carl Gillett

  • Northern Illinois University
  • Residential Fellow (2013-2014)
  • "Human Nature, Cognitive Neuroscience and Expansive Materialism: Exploring a New Approach to the Foundations of Neuroscience"

Eugenia Gorogianni

  • University of Akron
  • Residential Fellow (2011-2012)
  • “Women’s Dress and Socio-Cultural Identity in Late Bronze Age Aegean”

Brad S. Gregory

  • University of Notre Dame
  • Director, 2013-Present (Directors)

Kevin G. Grove

  • University of Notre Dame
  • Pampusch Scholar, Residential Fellow (2015-2016)
  • "Memory and the Whole Christ: Augustine and the Psalms"

Ethan John Guagliardo

  • Boğaziçi University
  • Graduate Student Fellow (2013-2014)
  • "The Limelight of the Idols: Poetry and Political Theology in Early Modern England"

Tomáš Halík

  • Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic
  • Templeton Fellow (2015-2016)
  • "Afternoon of Christianity: How Can Christian Monotheism Keep Its Identity in Global Pluralistic ‘Post-Secular’ Civilization?"

Lawrence O. Hall

  • University of South Florida
  • Melchor Visiting Professor of Engineering, Residential Fellow (2015-2016)
  • "Mining ‘Big Data’ for Small and Impactful Nuggets"

David Bentley Hart

  • University of Notre Dame
  • Templeton Fellow (2015-2016)
  • Director's Fellow (2016-2017)

Douglas Hedley

  • University of Cambridge
  • Templeton Fellow (2013-2014)
  • "The Iconic Imagination"

Jessica Hellman

  • University of Minnesota
  • Residential Fellow (2011-2012)
  • “Adapting to Climate Change: Managing Ecosystems in an Era of Human Culpability”

Mary Hirschfeld

  • Villanova University
  • Graduate Student Fellow (2010-2011)
  • “Virtuous Consumption in a Dynamic Economy: A Thomistic Engagement with Neoclassical Economics”

Vittorio Hösle

  • University of Notre Dame
  • Director, 2008-2013 (Directors)

Slavica Jakelić

  • Valparaiso University
  • Pampusch Scholar, Residential Fellow (2011-2012)
  • “The Practice of Religious and Secular Humanisms”

Katie Jarvis

  • University of Notre Dame
  • Residential Fellow (2016-2017)
  • “Citizenship as Social Experience: Economics, Gender, and Politics in Revolutionary France”

Maxim Kantor

  • Independent Scholar and Artist
  • Director's Fellow (2014-2015)
  • "Russia: Empire Upside Down"

Catherine Kavanagh

  • University of Limerick
  • Residential Fellow (2014-2015)
  • "Eriugena’s Trinity: A Framework for Intercultural and Interreligious Dialogue"

Cleo Kearns

  • New York University
  • Residential Fellow (2013-2014)
  • "The Nature of Sacrifice: Ritual, Mind and Belief"

Scott M. Kenworthy

  • Miami University
  • Residential Fellow (2013-2014)
  • "Patriarch Tikhon (Bellavin), the Russian Orthodox Church, and the Russian Revolution"

Mary M. Keys

  • University of Notre Dame
  • Residential Fellow (2015-2016)
  • "Pride, Politics, and Philosophy: The City of God and Augustine’s Apologia for Humility"

Mary Ellen Konieczny

  • University of Notre Dame
  • Residential Fellow (2016-2017)
  • “Service Before Self: Organization, Cultural Conflict, and Religion at the U.S. Air Force Academy”

Philipp Koralus

  • University of Oxford
  • Residential Fellow (2010-2011)
  • “Semantics and Pragmatics in Cognitive Science: The Open Instruction Theory of Attitude Report Sentences, Descriptions and the Necker Cube”

Ian Kuijt

  • University of Notre Dame
  • Residential Fellow (2016-2017)
  • “New Walls, Good Fences, and Nice Neighbors? Considering the Origins of Privacy”

David Lantigua

  • University of Notre Dame
  • Graduate Student Fellow (2011-2012)
  • “Idolatry and the Rights of Infidels: The Christian Legal Theory of Religious Toleration in the New World”