As an undergraduate pursuing an Honors Theology major, Libbie is interested in exploring many facets of theology. She has enjoyed courses in subjects as diverse as biblical Hebrew and Ignatian spirituality. Her current interests include liberation theology and Christology, peace and justice, and theology of mental illness. Read more about Libbie
Jessica Coblentz graduated in 2017 with her Ph.D. in systematic theology. Her dissertation, titled, “Depression’s Challenge to Theologies of Suffering and Salvation,” developed a theology of depression based on first-person narratives and phenomenological analyses of depression. Read more about Jessica
Robert Elliot is a student in the joint M.A. program in philosophy and theology. He is the recipient of a full-tuition scholarship from the Longeran Center. Robert's current interests are at the intersection of twentieth century systematic theology and post-Hegelian continental philosophy. Read more about Robert
Kevin Ahern, Ph.D. '13
Kevin Ahern defended his dissertation on the theological significance of transnational Catholic nongovernmental organizations. He has accepted a position as an assistant professor in Catholic social ethics at Manhattan College. He is the editor of Visions of Hope: Emerging Theologians and the Future of the Church (Orbis, 2013).
Matthew Richey (Theology major, '12) has been awarded a Fulbright grant to study toward a master’s degree at Tel Aviv University in Archaeology and the History of the Land of the Bible. His seminar paper, “The Use of Greek at Qumran,” is slated for publication in the flagship journal Dead Sea Discoveries. Read more about Matthew