Theology Department Faculty

James Keenan, S.J.

Vice Provost for Global Engagement

Canisius Professor; Director of The Jesuit Institute



  • Visiting Professor, Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, Bangalore
  • Visiting Professor, Gregorian University, Rome
  • Visiting Professor, Ateneo de Manila


"The World at Risk: Vulnerability, Precarity and Connectedness"  Theological Studies 81.1 (2020) 132-149

“The Renewal of Moral Theology,” Richard Gaillardetz, ed., Cambridge Companion to Vatican II (New York: Cambridge UP)  

The Community Colleges: Giving Them the Ethical Recognition They Deserve,” Journal Of Moral Theology 9.1 (2020)

“University Ethics and Contingent Faculty,” Journal of Moral Theology, 8.1 (2019) 8-25

“Amoris Laetitia: Trasformazione della Teologia pastorale e trasformazione della Chiesa,” Antonio Autiero, ed., Per una nuova Cultura Pastorale: Il Contributo di Amoris Laetitia  San Paolo 2019 41-59.

“Le questioni teologiche morali più rilevanti per affrontare i problemi nel dibattito globale degli ultimi trenta anni,” Teologia 44 (2019) 194-210.

“Integrare la vulnerabilità per combattere gli abusi,” Aggiornamenti Sociali (August-September, 2019) 562-572.

“Hospitality: Interpreting Lúcás Chan’s work through a Timely, Biblical Virtue from the Book of Ruth,” Michael Cover, John Thiede, and Joshua Burns, ed. Bridging Scripture and Moral Theology: Essays in Dialogue with Yiu Sing Lúcás Chan, S.J. (Lanham Books, 2019) 3-22.

“Pursuing Ethics By Building Bridges Beyond the Northern Paradigm,” Religions 10 (2019) 10(8), 490 1-14;

“Blessed are the Poor in Spirit: A Response to Homelessness by a Reading of Matthew’s Beatitudes” Street Homelessness and Catholic Theological Ethics (Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 2019) 176-186.

“Vulnerability and Hierarchicalism,” Melita Teologica 68.2 (2018)* 129-142 *this was published in Sept 2019 though the issue was predated, 2018.