Faculty & Staff


John F. Gavin S. J.


Catholic Studies Advisor, Associate Professor
S.T.D., Institutum Patristicum Augustinianum, Rome, Italy
Fields: Catholic Theology, Patristics
Office:  Smith 421   Phone: 508-793-3446
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Lorraine C. Attreed

Professor, History
Ph.D., Harvard University
Fields: Medieval Europe, medieval England, diplomacy and law, Renaissance, medieval biography, film and history
Email: lattreed@holycross.edu  
Office:  O'Kane 389    Phone:  508-793-2358
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William A. Clark S.J.

Associate Professor, Religious Studies
S.T.D., Weston Jesuit School of Theology
Fields: Ecclesiology (authority in the Church, Theology of parish, local community); practical and contextual theology; Christian prayer
Email: wclark@holycross.edu 
Office: Smith 433      Phone:  508-793-2717
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Daniel J. Dicenso

Assistant Professor, Music
Ph.D., University of Cambridge
Fields: History, Early Music, Chant, Rock, Hip-Hop
Email: ddicenso@holycross.edu  
Office:  Brooks 343      Phone:  508-793-2390
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Matthew T. Eggemeier

Associate Professor, Religious Studies
Ph.D., University of Notre Dame
Fields: Modern and contemporary Christian theologies; political and liberation theologies; postmodern theology
Email: meggemei@holycross.edu
Office: Smith 432      Phone:  508-793-3948
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Peter J. Fritz

Peter Fritz

Edward Bennett Williams Fellow, Assistant Professor, Religious Studies
Ph.D, University of Notre Dame
Fields: Catholic theology, Reformation to post-modernity; Theology of Art
Email: pfritz@holycross.edu
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Karen V. Guth

Associate Professor, Religious Studies
Ph.D. University of Virginia
Fields: Social Ethics
Email: kguth@holycross.edu
Office: Smith 430




Thomas M. Landy

Lecturer, Director for the Center for Religion, Ethics and Culture
Ph.D., Boston University
Fields: American Catholicism and religious institutions, civil society, and urban sociology
Email: tlandy@holycross.edu 
Office: Smith 304 Phone: (508) 793-3723 
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John Manoussakis

Associate Professor, Philosophy 
Ph.D., Boston College
Fields: Philosophy of Religion, Phenomenology (in particular Heidegger and Marion), Ancient Greek Philosophy (especially Plato and the Neo-Platonic Tradition), Patristics
Email: jmanouss@holycross.edu  
Office: Smith 526 Phone: (508) 793 3717
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Jonathan Mulrooney

Associate Professor, English
Ph.D. Boston University
Fields: British Romantic Literature; Romantic-period Theater and Public Culture; Nineteenth-Century British & American Literature; Film; Romantic Historicisms.
Email: jmulroon@holycross.edu 
Office: Fenwick 212        Phone: 508-793-3440
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Lee Oser

Professor, English
Ph.D., Yale University
Fields: English and American Poetry; Religion and Literature; Modernism; Catholic Fiction; Shakespeare and the Renaissance
Email: leeoser@holycross.edu
Office: Fenwick 219     Phone: 508-793-2208
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Justin D. Poché

Associate Professor, History
Ph.D., University of Notre Dame
Fields: Catholicism in the U. S. United States History, 1865-Present; American Religious History; Latin American History; U.S. Latino/a History
Email: jpoche@holycross.edu  
Office: O'Kane 390  Phone: 508-793-3448
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William E. Reiser S.J.

Professor, Religious Studies
Ph.D., Vanderbilt University
Fields: New Testament Christology, Christian spirituality, systematic theology, Theology of the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius Loyola 
Email: wreiser@holycross.edu
Office: Smith 401     Phone: 508-793-3413
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Mary M. Doyle Roche

Associate Professor, Religious Studies
Ph.D. Boston College
Fields: Catholic moral theology and social teaching, Christian ethics, virtue ethics, bioethics, feminist ethics 
Email: mroche@holycross.edu
Office:  Smith 428  Phone: 508-793-2585
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Mathew N. Schmalz

Associate Professor, Religious Studies
Ph.D., University of Chicago
Fields: global Catholicisms, Hinduism, Catholic esotericism, modern religious movements 
Email: mschmalz@holycross.edu 
Office: Smith 404     Phone:   508-793-2557
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William E. Stempsey S.J.

Professor, Philosophy 
M.D., State University of New York, Buffalo, Ph.D., Georgetown University
Email: wstempse@holycross.edu  
Office: Smith 521 Phone: (508) 793 2469
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Susan Crawford Sullivan

Chair, Department of Sociology and Anthropology
Associate Professor, Sociology and Anthropology

Ph.D., Harvard University
Fields: religion, poverty and public policy, family, community-based learning, and Catholic social teaching
Email: ssulliva@holycross.edu  
Office: Beaven 225 Phone: (508) 793-2531
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Edward J Vodoklys S.J.

Senior Lecturer, Classics 
Ph.D., Harvard University
Fields: Greek and Roman literature, Patristics.