University of Notre Dame
Description of PhD Program
Areas of Concentration:
- Christianity and Judaism in Antiquity (CJA)
- History of Christianity (HC)
- Liturgical Studies (LS)
- Moral Theology/Christian Ethics (MT)
- Systematic Theology (ST)
- World Religions and World Church (WRWC)
Joint Programs/Area of Concentration:
- Peace Studies/Theology
- Theology/History and Philosophy of Science
Tuition & Housing Costs
Full-time students in good standing are eligible to receive a 12-month annual stipend (an amount of $23,000 for students starting in 2018-2019) for up to five years and a full-tuition scholarship for up to eight years.
5 + 1 Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
Students who complete the program in five years are eligible for a one-year teaching postdoctoral fellowship at Notre Dame.
Associate Professor of Theology, Notre Dame
Director, Latin American/North American Church Concerns
Area Coordinator, World Religions and World Church
Gustavo Gutierrez, O.P.
John Cardinal O’Hara Professor of Theology
Expertise in Systematic Theology and Latin American Liberation Theologies
Assistant Professor of Theology, Notre Dame
Non-Hispanic/Latina/o Faculty with expertise in Hispanic/Latina/o Studies:
Rev. Daniel Groody, C.S.C.,
Assistant Professor of Theology
Expertise on Mexican immigration, Latino studies, U.S.-Mexico border, Latino spirituality and culture, Catholic social teaching on migration
Department Chair, Professor of Theology, Notre Dame
Specialization in U.S. Catholic and U.S. Latino Religion and Theology
Hispanic Centers and Programs
The Institute for Latino Studies advances understanding of the fastest-growing and youngest population in the United States and in the U.S. Catholic Church. ILS strengthens Notre Dame’s mission to prepare transformative leaders in education, the professions, the arts, economic and civic participation, faith, and family life among Latinos and all members of our society.
Latin American North American Church Concerns (LANACC) has been in existence at Notre Dame since 1985. It sponsors ecumenical and pastoral research on the interchange between the Christian communities in North and South.
Neighboring Institutions or Programs
Library Resources-Special Collections
LANACC has sponsored an annual Romero Days Lecture since 1987.
Assistant Professor of Latina/o Theologies
University of San Diego
Daniel Patrick Castillo
Assistant Professor of World Christianity
Loyola University Maryland
The John Courtney Murray University
Chair in Public Service
US Ambassador to the
Holy See, Retired
Loyola University Chicago
Michael Edward Lee
Associate Professor of Theology, Latin American and Latino/a Studies Fordham University
Rev. Bruno Shah, O.P.
O. Ernesto Valiente
Associate Professor of Systematic Theology
School of Theology and Ministry
Horacio Vela III
Assistant Professor of Religious Studies
University of the Incarnate Word