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Andrew Prevot, Brian Robinette, and Burcu Bulgurcu (Photos by Lee Pellegrini)

By Sean Smith | Chronicle Editor

Published: Apr. 11, 2013

Assistant Professor of Theology Andrew Prevot joined the Boston College faculty in January, after receiving his doctorate in systematic theology from the University of Notre Dame, where he also earned a master’s degree. His research interests include prayer and spirituality, phenomenology and theology, and questions of identity, and he is currently teaching Introduction to Christian Theology, Part 2, and The Mystery of God. Among other honors, Prevot received a Fund for Theological Education doctoral fellowship, a University of Notre Dame Presidential Fellowship, and awards for excellence in philosophy, community service, academics and extracurricular involvement at Colorado College, where he earned his bachelor’s degree. His publications include reviews in Catholic Books Review. 

Associate Professor of Theology Brian Robinette, who formerly taught at Saint Louis University — where he earned honors in teaching humanities and mentoring — won awards from the College Theology Society and Catholic Press Association in 2010 for his book Grammars of Resurrection: A Christian Theology of Presence and Absence. He pursues research in theological aesthetics, mystical theology, hermeneutics, and theologies of creation, among other areas; he teaches Introduction to Christian Theology I & II, Spiritual Exercises for Philosophers and Theologians, Love and the Human Condition, God and Creation, Christology, and

Theology in a Secular Age. Robinette received his doctorate from the University of Notre Dame, his master’s degree from St. John’s University (Minn.) and his bachelor’s degree from Belmont University (Tenn.).

Burcu Bulgurcu, an instructor in information systems in the Carroll School of Management, researches behavioral and organizational aspects of information privacy and security, with the aim of understanding technology users’ perceptions and their vulnerabilities to security threats and invasions of privacy. She holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Middle East Technical University in Turkey, and master’s and doctoral degrees from the University of British Columbia Sauder School of Business. Bulgurcu’s publications include the co-written article “Information Security Policy Compliance: An Empirical Study of Rationality-based Beliefs and Information Security Awareness” in Management Information Systems Quarterly.