DAVID HOLLENBACH

 

CURRICULUM VITAE

 

 

Born: October 6, 1942.  Philadelphia, PA.                             

 

Present Position:

 

University Chair in Human Rights and International Justice

      and Director, Center for Human Rights and International Justice

Boston College

Chestnut Hill, MA 02167-3806

 

TEL.: (617) 552-8855

FAX: (617) 552-0716

E-Mail:  hollenb@bc.edu

 

Other Positions:

 

August—November, 2009

 

                                    Visiting Scholar and Lecturer

                                    Hekima College, The Catholic University of Eastern Africa

                                    Nairobi, Kenya

 

                                    and

 

                                    Consultant

                                    Jesuit Refugee Service of Eastern Africa

                                    Nairobi, Kenya

 

January—April, 2006; August—December, 2003; August—December, 2000:

 

                                    Visiting Professor

                                                Hekima College, The Catholic University of Eastern Africa

                                                Nairobi, Kenya

 

August, 1996—January, 1997:

 

                                    Fulbright Visiting Scholar

                                                Hekima College, The Catholic University of Eastern Africa

                                                Nairobi, Kenya

 

            1976-91:

                                                Professor of Moral Theology

                                                Weston School of Theology

                                                Cambridge, MA

           

            1975-76

                                                Research  Fellow

                                                Woodstock Theological Center

                                                Georgetown University

 

            1968-1969:

                                                Instructor

                                    Department of Philosophy

                                                Georgetown University

 

Education and Degrees:

 

            Ph.D., 1975:                Yale University (Religious Ethics)

            Department of Religious Studies

 

            M.Div., 1971:              Woodstock College

 

            M.A., 1968:                 St. Louis University

            Department of Philosophy

 

            Ph.L., 1968:                St. Louis University

                                                College of Philosophy and Letters

 

            B.S., 1964:                   St. Joseph's University, Philadelphia

            (Physics)

 

 

Publications (exclusive of reviews):

 

Books:

 

Driven from Home: Protecting the Rights of Forced Migrants. David Hollenbach, S.J., editor. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2010.

 

Refugee Rights: Ethics Advocacy, and Africa, David Hollenbach, S.J., editor. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2008.

 

Modern Catholic Social Teaching: Commentaries and Interpretations, edited by Kenneth R. Himes  (lead editor), Lisa Sowle Cahill, Charles E. Curran, David Hollenbach, S.J., and Thomas Shannon.  Washington, D.C., Georgetown University Press, 2005.

 

The Global Face of Public Faith: Politics, Human Rights, and Christian Ethics. Washington, D.C.. Georgetown University Press, 2003.

 

The Common Good and Christian Ethics.  New Studies in Christian Ethics. Cambridge University Press, 2002.

 

Catholicism and Liberalism: Contributions to American Public Philosophy.  Edited with R. Bruce Douglass.  Cambridge Studies in Religion and American Public Life.  Cambridge University Press, 1994.  Includes two essays by D. Hollenbach: "A Communitarian Reconstruction of Human Rights," and "Afterword: A Community of Freedom."

 

Justice, Peace, and Human Rights: American Catholic Social Ethics in a Pluralistic World.  New York: Crossroad, 1988; second printing: 1990.

 

Nuclear Ethics: A Christian Moral Argument.  New York: Paulist Press, 1983.

 

Claims in Conflict: Retrieving and Renewing the Catholic Human Rights Tradition. Woodstock Studies #4.  New York: Paulist Press, 1979. 

 

Forthcoming book: 

 

Mandarin translation of The Global Face of Public Faith: Politics, Human Rights, and Christian Ethics.  To be published in the People’s Republic of China under the auspices of the China Academic Consortium in the translation series “Western Academia and Public Ethics” Expected publication in 2011.

 

Articles and Chapters in Books:

 

“Caritas in Veritate: The Meaning of Love and Urgent Challenges of Justice, Journal of Catholic Social Thought, January, 2011.

 

"Humanitarian Intervention: Why, When, and How?" Commonweal 137, no. 19 (November 5, 2010): 9-11.

 

“Ethical Globalization and the Rights of Refugees,” Grace and Truth: A Journal of Catholic Reflection for Southern Africa 27, no. 2 (August, 2010): 29-42.

 

“Comparative Ethics, Islam, and Human Rights: Internal Pluralism and the Possible Development of Tradition.” Journal of Religious Ethics 38:3 (2010): 580-587. 

 

“John Courtney Murray: Theologian of Religious Freedom,” in Reclaiming Catholicism: Treasures Old and New. Edited by Thomas H. Groome and Michael J. Daley. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2010, 79-83.

 

“Reconciliation and Justice: Ethical Guidance for a Broken World,” Promotio Justitiae 103 (Rome: 2009, no. 3): 71-74 .

 

“Response to V. Bradley Lewis on Theory and Practice of Human Rights: Ancient and Modern,” Journal of Law, Philosophy and Culture III, no. 1 (Spring 2009).

 

“U.S. Walks Tightrope on Sudan and Uganda,” America, November 2, 2009: 6-8.

 

“Corruption and Inaction Leave Kenya on the Brink,” America, September 28, 2009: 8-9.  Republished in Jesuit Refugee Service-Eastern Africa Headlines, October 31-November 6, 2009, electronic bulletin. 

 

“The Catholic Intellectual Tradition, Social Justice, and the University,” Conversations on Jesuit Higher Education 36 (Fall, 2009): 20-22.

 

“The Rights of Refugees in a Globalizing World.”  Marianist Award Lecture/2008.  Dayton, OH: University of Dayton, 2009.

 

“An Advocate for All: How the Catholic Church Promotes Human Dignity,” America, December 1, 2008, 14-16.

 

“The Common Good and Issues in U.S. Politics: A Critical Catholic Approach,” Journal of Religion and Society 4 (2008), 33-46.

 

Economic Justice for All Twenty Years Later: Keynote Address at Symposium on Catholic Social Teaching on the Market, the State, and the Law, Villanova University School of Law, September 21, 2007,” Journal of Catholic Social Thought 6, no.1 (2008): 315-321.

 

“Humanitarian Crises, Refugees, and the Trans-national Good: Global Challenges and Catholic Social Teaching,” in Scrutinizing the Signs of the Times in Light of the Gospel: Proceedings of the Expert Seminar, Leuven/Louvain-la-Neuve, 9-11 September 2004,  Johan Verstraeten, ed.  Leuven, Belgium: Peeters Publishers, 2007, 221-245.

 

“Catholic Ethics in a World Church: A U.S. View,” in Catholic Theological Ethics in a World Church: The Plenary Papers from the First Cross-cultural Conference on Catholic Theological Ethics, James F. Keenan, ed. New York: Continuum, 2007, 140-146.

 

“Human Rights and Women’s Rights: Initiatives and Interventions in the Name of Universality,” in A Just and True Love. Feminism at the Frontiers of Theological Ethics: Essays in Honor of Margaret A. Farley, Maura Ryan and Brian Linnane, eds.  Notre Dame, Indiana: University of Notre Dame Press, 2007, 47-74.

 

“Ecumenical Perspectives on Human Rights and Religious Freedom: Response to John Witte,” in Violence and Christian Spirituality: An Ecumenical Conversation,” Emmanuel Clapsis, ed. Geneva: World Council of Churches (WCC) Publications, 2007, 212-214.

 

“Lessons from the Wounded Edge,” The Tablet (London), August 11, 2007, 8-9.

 

“More Than One Way of Dying: Living Conditions of Forcibly Displaced People Violate Human Rights,” America, January 15-22, 2007, 15-19.

 

“The Common Good and Globalization,” in Robin Gill, A Textbook of Christian Ethics, third edition.  London and New York: T & T Clark, 2006, 184-187.

 

"Catholicism and American Political Culture: Confrontation, Accommodation, or Transformation?" in Inculturation and the Church in North America, T. Frank Kennedy, S.J., ed. New York: Herder & Herder, 2006, 7-22.  The Boston College Church in the 21st Century Series.

 

“New Directions for the Church and the Ignatian Family,” Promotio Justitiae 92 (Rome, 2006, no. 3), 86-92. Review of John A. Coleman and William F. Ryan, eds., Globalization and Catholic Social Thought: Present Crisis and Future Hope.  Also published in Italian, French, and Spanish.

 

“Human Rights, Justice and the World Church,” America, October 30, 2006, 10-12.

 

“Globalization, Solidarity, and Justice,” East Asian Pastoral Review 43, 1 (Manila, Philippines, 2006): 21-38.

 

Gaudium et Spes: Commentary and Interpretation,” in Modern Catholic Social Teaching: Commentaries and Interpretations edited by Kenneth R. Himes (lead editor), Lisa Sowle Cahill, Charles E. Curran, David Hollenbach, S.J. and Thomas Shannon.  Washington, D.C., Georgetown University Press, 2005, 266-291.

 

“Joy and Hope, Grief and Anguish: ‘Gaudium et Spes’ 40 Years Later,” America, December 5, 2005, 12-14.

 

“Human Rights in Catholic Thought: A New Synthesis,” America, October 31, 2005, 16-18.

 

“Military Intervention in Darfur?” Vital Theology 1, no. 18, Feb. 1, 2005, 3.

 

“The Search for Universal Values: Religious Contributions.” In Universal Values: Proceedings of International Symposium in connection with the 2004 Olympics at the Academy of Athens, Loucas G. Christophorou and George Contopoulos, eds.  Athens: Academy of Athens, 2004, 295-303. 

 

“A Response to Denise Ackermann’s ‘Reconciliation as Embodied Change: A South African Perspective,’” Proceedings of the Catholic Theological Society of America 59 (2004): 68-70.

 

“Freedom for Humanity--Response to Clifford Green.” In For the Sake of the World: Karl Barth and the Future of Ecclesial Theology, George Hunsinger, ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2004, 109-114.

 

“The Hard Lessons of Kakuma: The Suffering of Refugees Should Raise New Questions about the Use of Military Force,” America, February 9, 2004, 13-15.

 

“Christianity in a Community of Freedom: An Interview with Professor David Hollenbach, S.J.”  Hekima Review 30 (Nairobi, Kenya: December, 2003): 92-99.

 

“Strength in Mission through Solidarity: Catholic Higher Education in a Divided World,” Current Issues in Catholic Higher Education 23, no. 2 (summer, 2003): 5-14.

 

“Mercados, Justicia y Bien Común,” Mensaje 52, no. 517 (Santiago, Chile: Marzo-Abril, 2003): 31-34.

 

“The Common Good and Christian Ethics,” Woodstock Report, 74 (June, 2003): 3-8. 

 

"Response" [to essays by Nancy Rosenblum, Miera and Sanford Levinson, and Amy Gutmann]. In School Choice: The Moral Debate, Alan Wolfe, ed.  Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2003, 149-152.

 

"The Life of the Human Community: How Can We Pursue a Ministry of Solidarity," America November 4, 2002, 6-8.

 

"Justice and Solidarity in an Age of Globalization," Revue de Philosophie et de Critique Sociale de Kimwenza (Kinshasa, République Démocratique du Congo: 2001), 95-107.

 

"Réponde aux attaques: Perspective éthique," Projet N° 268 (Paris: Hiver, 2001-02), 19-23.

 

"Responder a los ataques terroristas: una perspectiva ética y religiosa desde los Estados Unidos,"  Sal Terrae: Revista Hispanoamericana de Teologia Pastoral  (Madrid: Noviembre 2001), 901-909.

 

"Responding to the Terrorist Attacks: An Ethical Perspective," America, October 22, 2001, 23-24.

 

"Catholicism's Communitarian Vision: The Church in the Modern World."  In As Leaven in the World: Catholic Perspectives on Faith, Vocation, and the Intellectual Life, Thomas M. Landy, ed.  Franklin, WI: Sheed and Ward, 2001, 167-176.

 

"Religion, Morality, and Politics."  In The Catholic Church, Morality, and Politics, Readings in Moral Theology, no. 12, Charles E. Curran and Leslie Griffin, eds.  New York/Mahwah, NJ:  Paulist Press, 2001, 60-76. Originally published in Theological Studies 49 (1988).

 

"The Pope and Capitalism." In The Catholic Church, Morality, and Politics, Readings in Moral Theology, no. 12, Charles E. Curran and Leslie Griffin, eds.  New York/Mahwah, NJ:  Paulist Press, 2001, 284-287.  Originally published in America, June 1, 1991.

 

"Common Good," Collegeville Catholic Reference Library, CD Rom, version 1.0 (Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2000).

 

"Catholic Higher Education in a Globalizing World," Hekima Review 24 (Nairobi, Kenya: Dec., 2000): 45-55.

 

"Catholics as Citizens: Pastoral Challenges and Opportunities," Logos: A Journal of Catholic Thought and Culture 3:4 (Fall, 2000): 57-69.

 

"The Common Good and Urban Poverty," Dimensions of Poverty and the Common Good, 1999 Vincentian Chair of Social Justice Presentations, vol. 5 (Jamaica, NY: St. John's University, 2000): 4-9.

 

"Contexts of the Political Role of Religion: Civil Society and Culture." In Reasonable Pluralism, vol. 5 of The Philosophy of Rawls, Paul Weithman, ed. New York: Garland Publishers, 1999.  Reprinted from San Diego Law Review" 30 (1994): 879-901.

 

 “Virtues and Vices in Social Inquiry.”  In The Nature of Moral Inquiry in the Social Sciences: Essays by Clarke E. Cochrane, David Hollenbach, Alan Wolfe, and Robert Wuthnow.  South Bend, IN, Occasional Papers of the Erasmus Institute, 1999 series, no. 2, 45-61.

 

“Civil Rights and the Common Good: Some Possible Contributions of Religious Communities.” In Religion, Race, and Justice in a Changing America, Gary Orfield and Holly J. Lebowitz, eds.  New York: Century Foundation Press, 1999, 169-174.

 

“The Common Good and Urban Poverty,” America, June 5-12, 1999, 8-11.

 

“The Common Good in a Divided Society,” The Santa Clara Lectures 5, no. 3 (April 1999): 1-12.

 

“Fidelity to the Gospel/Respect for the Other.”  In Faith in the Public Forum.  Neil Brown and Robert Gascoigne, eds.  Adelaide, Australia:  Australian Theological Forum, 1999, 1-27.

 

“Is Tolerance Enough? The Catholic University and the Common Good.”  In Judith A. Dwyer, Vision and Values: Ethical Viewpoints in the Catholic Tradition.  Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 1999, 179-195.  Reprinted from Conversations on Jesuit Higher Education 13 (Spring, 1998): 5-15.

 

“Spécificité de la pensée sociale catholique et bien commun de l’humanité.”  In Église et société: un dialogue orthodox russe - catholique romain.  Jean-Yves Calvez and Anatole Krassikov, eds.  Paris: Les Éditions du Cerf, 1998, 91-108.

 

“Solidarity, Development and Human Rights: The African Challenge.”  The Journal of Religious Ethics  26:2 (1998): 305-317.

 

"Christian Social Ethics after the Cold War." In John Paul II and Moral Theology.  Readings in Moral Theology, no. 10.  Charles E. Curran and Richard A. McCormick, eds.  New York: Paulist Press, 1998, 352-375.  Reprinted from Theological Studies 53 (1992): 75-95.

 

“The Common Good and the Recovery of Public Life.”  Regis University President’s Newsletter, November, 1998: 1-5.  Lecture presented at the inauguration of The Institute on the Common Good, Regis University, October 13, 1998.

 

“Is Tolerance Enough? The Catholic University and the Common Good.”  Conversations on Jesuit Higher Education 13 (Spring, 1998): 5-15.  With responses by Charles J. Dougherty, Elizabeth Murray Morelli, Roberto S. Goizueta, and Ali Banuazizi, 16-26.

 

“Human Rights in Social Development.”  The Independent Review 1, no. 2 (1997): 154-60.  [Nairobi, Kenya.]

 

"The Catholic University and the Common Good."  In Catholic Higher Education at the Turn of the New Century.   Ed. Joseph M. O’Keefe.  Chestnut Hill, Mass.: Center for International Higher Education, School of Education, Boston College, in cooperation with Garland Publishing, 1997, 273-85.  Reprint from Current Issues in Catholic Higher Education 16, no. 1 (Summer, 1995).

 

“The Gospel of Life and the Culture of Death: A Response to John Conley.”  In Choosing Life: A Dialogue on Evangelium Vitae.  Ed. Kevin Wm. Wildes and Alan C. Mitchell.  Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 1997, 37-45.

 

“On Afropessimism: Hope in the ‘Heart of Darkness.’” Boston College Magazine, Summer, 1997, 7-8.

 

"The Market and Catholic Social Teaching."  In Outside the Market No Salvation?   Ed. Dietmar Mieth and Marciano Vidal. Concilium 1997/2.  London/Maryknoll, NY: SCM Press/Orbis books, 1997, 67-76.  Also published in Dutch, French, German, Italian, and Spanish.

 

“The Fire This Time: Life in a Postmodern World.”  Boston College Magazine, Winter, 1997, 17.

 

“Politically Active Churches:  Some Empirical Prolegomena To A Normative Approach.”  In Religion and Contemporary Liberalism. Ed. Paul Weithman.  Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 1997, 291-306.

 

“The Catholic University, Human Suffering, and the Crisis of Humanism.” Hekima Review 16 (January, 1997): 91-95 [Nairobi, Kenya].

 

"Freedom and Truth: Religious Liberty as Immunity and Empowerment."  In John Courtney Murray and the Growth of Tradition. Ed. J. Leon Hooper and Todd Whitmore.  Sheed and Ward, 1996, 129-148.

 

"The Catholic University under the Sign of the Cross: Christian Humanism in a Broken World."  In Finding God in All Things: Essays in Honor of Michael J. Buckley, S.J.  Ed. Stephen Pope and Michael Himes.  New York: Crossroad Publishing Company, 1996, 279-298. 

 

"Tradition, Historicity, and Truth in Theological Ethics." In Christian Ethics: Problems and Prospects. Ed. James M. Childress and Lisa Sowle Cahill.  Cleveland:  Pilgrim Press, 1996, 60-75.

 

"Social Ethics Under the Sign of the Cross.”  Presidential Address to the Society of Christian Ethics.  In The Annual of the Society of Christian Ethics 1996. Ed. Harlan Beckley.  Washington, D.C.: Society of Christian Ethics, 1996, 3-18.

 

“Etica social bajo el signo de la cruz.”  Revista Latinoamericana de Teologia  37 (San Salvador, El Salvador, April, 1996): 43-58.  Translation of "Social Ethics Under the Sign of the Cross.”

 

“Report from Rwanda: An Interview with Augustin Karekezi.” America, December 7, 1996, 13-17.

 

"The Common Good in the Postmodern Epoch: What Role for Theology?"  In Religion, Ethics, and the Common Good. Ed. James Donahue and M. Theresa Moser.  Annual Publication of the College Theology Society, vol. 41.  Mystic, CT: Twenty-Third Publications, 1996, 3-22. 

 

"The Common Good, Pluralism, and Catholic Education."  In The Contemporary Catholic School: Context, Identity, Diversity.  Ed. Terence H. McLaughlin, Joseph O'Keefe, S.J., and Bernadette O'Keefe.  London/Washington, D.C.: Falmer Press, 1996, 89-103.

 

"Passion and Compassion: Human and Divine: A Response to Susan A. Ross." Catholic Theological Society of America Proceedings 50 (1995): 64-70.

 

"The Catholic University and the Common Good." Current Issues in Catholic Higher Education 16, no. 1 (Summer, 1995): 3-15.

 

"Virtue, the Common Good, and Democracy."  In New Communitarian Thinking: Persons, Virtues, Institutions, and Communities. Ed. Amitai Etzioni.  Charlottesville and London: University of Virginia Press, 1994.

 

"The Foundation of Theological Knowledge."  In Christianity and Civil Society: Theological Education for Public Life. Ed. Rodney L. Peterson.  Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 1995, 89-99.

 

"Civil Society: Beyond the Public-Private Dichotomy." Responsive Community 5 (Winter, 1994-95): 15-23.

 

"Contexts of the Political Role of Religion: Civil Society and Culture." San Diego Law Review" 30 (1994): 879-901.

 

"Public Reason/Private Religion? A Response to Paul J. Weithman." Journal of Religious Ethics 22/1 (1994): 39-46.

 

"Common Good."  In The New  Dictionary of Catholic Social Thought. Ed. Judith A. Dwyer.  Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 1994, 192-197.

 

"Liberty's Bonds." Boston College Magazine 53/2, Spring 1994, 8-9.

 

"The Roots of Respect."  Review of On Human Rights.  Ed. by Stephen Shute and Susan Hurley.  Commonweal,  May 6, 1994, 27-28.

 

"Positions chrétiennes concernant la violence."  In Dictionnaire de Spiritualité, vol. XVI.  Beauchesne: Paris, 1993, 909-917.

 

"Intellectual and Social Solidarity."  In Catholic Universities in Church and Society:  A Dialogue on Ex Corde Ecclesiae. Ed. John P. Langan.  Washington, D.C.:  Georgetown University Press, 1993, 90-94.

 

"Christian Social Ethics after the Cold War." Theological Studies 53 (1992): 75-95.

 

"The Role of the Churches in the American Search for Peace."  In The American Search for Peace: Moral Reasoning, Religious Hope, and National Security. Ed. George Weigel and John P. Langan.  Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 1991, 237-65.

 

"The Pope and Capitalism." America, June 3, 1991, 590-91.

 

"Cities, Suburbs, and 'The Common Good': Boundaries of Moral Responsibility," with Anthony Downs and Amitai Etzioni.  A Woodstock Occasional Paper.  Washington, D.C.: Woodstock Theological Center, Georgetown University, 1991.

 

"Religion and Political Life."  Theological Studies 52 (1991): 87-106.

 

"Social Morality in the Catechism."  In The Universal Catechism Reader. Ed. Thomas Reese.  San Francisco: Harper and Row, 1990, 152-165.

 

"Faith, Justice, and the Jesuit Mission: A Response to Avery Dulles."  In Assembly 1989: Jesuit Ministry in Higher Edication--Faith/Justice Mission in Higher Education.  Washington, D.C.: Jesuit Conference, 1990, 26-29.

 

"The Common Good Revisited."  Theological Studies 50 (1989): 70-94.

 

"Fundamental Theology and the Christian Moral Life."  In Faithful Witness: Foundations of Theology for Today's Church. Ed. Leo J. O'Donovan and T. Howland Sanks.  New York: Crossroad, 1989, 167-184.

 

"'For the More Universal Good': Recovering the Idea of the Commonweal," Regis College Chancellor's Address, and "Solidarity and Ministry," Regis College Convocation Address.  Toronto: Regis College, 1989.

 

"Justice as Participation: Public Moral Discourse and the U.S. Economy."  In Community in America: The Challenge of Habits of the Heart. Ed. Charles H. Reynolds and Ralph V. Norman.  Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1988, 217-229.

 

"Notes on Moral Theology: 1987." Theological Studies 49 (1988): 67-150, with William C. Spohn, Edward C. Vacek, and John Langan.

 

"Liberalism, Communitarianism, and the Bishops' Pastoral Letter on the Economy." The Annual of the Society of Christian Ethics (1987), 19-40.  Reprinted in Mary C. Segers, ed., Church Polity and American Politics: Issues in Contemporary Catholicism, Garland Reference Library of Social Science, vol. 455.  New York and London: Garland Publishing, 1990, 99-118.

 

"The Church's Social Mission in a Pluralistic Society."  In Vatican II: The Unfinished Agenda. Ed. Lucien Richard, Daniel Harrington and John W. O'Malley.  New York: Paulist Press, 1987, 113-128.

 

"War and Peace in American Catholic Thought: A Heritage Abandoned?" Theological Studies 48 (1987): 711-26.

 

"AIDS Education: The Moral Substance."  America 157, December 26, 1987, 493-94.

 

"Eine Soziallehre nur für die USA?"  In Dein Reich Komme, 89.  Deutscher Katholikentag, Dokumentation, Teil II.  Paderborn: Verlag Bonifatius-Druckerei, 1987, 881-85.

 

"Preaching and Politics, Consistency and Compromise."  Church 3, no. 2 (Summer, 1987): 11-19.

 

"Pastoral on Economy Shapes Moral View of Public Policy."  Woodstock Report 12, May 1987, 3-5.

 

"Ethics in Distress: Can There Be Just Wars in the Nuclear Age?"  In The Nuclear Dilemma and the Just War Tradition. Ed. William V. O'Brien and John Langan, S.J.  Lexington, MA: Lexington Books, D.C. Heath, 1986, 13-29.  Reprinted in Ethics in the Nuclear Age: Strategy, Religious Studies and the Churches.  Ed. Todd Whitmore.  Dallas, TX: Southern Methodist University Press, 1989, 59-78.

 

"Both Bread and Freedom: The Interconnection of Economic and Political Rights in Recent Catholic Thought."  In Human Rights and the Global Mission of the Church. Ed. Arthur J. Dyck.  Boston Theological Institute Annual Series, vol. 1.  Cambridge, MA: Boston Theological Institute, 1986, 31-34.

 

"Notes on Moral Theology: 1985."  Theological Studies 47 (1986): 69-133.  With Richard A. McCormick, William C. Spohn and Lisa Sowle Cahill.

 

"The Growing End of an Argument."  America 153 (1985): 363-366 (special issue on "The Legacy of John Courtney Murray").

 

"Notes on Moral Theology: 1984."  Theological Studies 46 (1985): 50-114.  With Richard A. McCormick, Lisa Sowle Cahill and John Langan.

 

"Unemployment and Jobs: A Theological and Ethical Perspective."  In Catholic Social Teaching and the U.S. Economy: Working Papers for a Bishops' Pastoral Letter.  Ed. John W. Houck and Oliver F. Williams.  Washington, D.C.: University Press of America, 1984, 111-138.

 

"Choix de textes de Magistere de Jean XXIII, Paul VI, Jean-Paul II et Vatican II."  In Droits de l'homme: Approche Chrétienne.   Fédération Internationale des Universités Catholiques, Centre de Coordination de la Recherche.  Rome: Herder, 1984, 199-251.

 

"Deterrence - The Hardest Question."  New Catholic World 226, 1983, 254-257.  Reprint of an excerpt from Nuclear Ethics: A Christian Moral Argument.

 

"The Challenge of Peace in the Context of Recent Church Teachings."  In Catholics and Nuclear War: A Commentary on "The Challenge of Peace":  The U.S. Catholic Bishops' Pastoral Letter on War and Peace. Ed. Philip J. Murnion, New York: Crossroad, 1983, 3-15.

 

"Nuclear Weapons and Nuclear War: The Shape of the Catholic Debate."  Theological Studies, 43 (1982): 577-605.

 

"Courage and Patience: Education for Staying Power in the Pursuit of Peace and Justice."  In Education for Peace and Justice. Ed. Padraic O'Hare.  San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1983, 3-13.

 

"Human Work and the Story of Creation: Theology and Ethics in Laborem Exercens."  In Co-Creation and Capitalism: John Paul II's Laborem Exercens. Ed. John Houck and Oliver Williams.  Washington, D.C.: University Press of America, 1983, 59-77.

 

"Nuclear Weapons Policy and Christian Conscience."  New Catholic World 226, Jan/Feb, 1983, 17-20.

 

"The Bishops and the Nuclear Policy Debate."  News from Weston, Fall/Winter, 1982, 3-4.

 

"Human Rights and Religious Faith in the Middle East: Reflections of a Christian Theologian."  The Human Rights Quarterly 4 (1982): 94-109, Johns Hopkins University Press.

 

"Global Human Rights: An Interpretation of the Contemporary Roman Catholic Understanding."  In Human Rights in the Americas: The Struggle for Consensus. Ed. Alfred T. Hennelly and John P. Langan.  Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 1982, 9-24.  Reprinted in Perkins Journal 39, no. 4, (Oct., 1986): 1-10; and in Readings in Moral Theology No. 5: Official Catholic Social Teaching, ed. Charles E. Curran and Richard A. McCormick, New York: Paulist Press, 1986, 366-83.

 

"Human Rights and Interreligious Dialogue: The Challenge to Mission in a Pluralistic World."  International Bulletin of Missionary Research 6 (1982): 98-101.

 

"The Politics of Justice."  Theology Today 38 (1982): 489-493.  Reprinted in Border Regions of Faith: An Anthology of Religion and Social Change. Ed. Kenneth Aman.  Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 1987, 418-22.

 

"Reflections on Conscience, Registration and Conscription."  Current Issues in Catholic Higher Education 1 (Summer, 1980): 14-17.

 

"Human Rights."  New Catholic Encyclopedia, vol. 17 (supplementary volume), 1979.

 

"Plural Loyalties and Moral Agency in Government."  In Personal Values in Public Policy: Conversations on Government Decision-Making. Ed. John Haughey.  New York: Paulist Press, 1979.

 

"Theology and Philosophy in Public: A Symposium on John Courtney Murray's Unfinished Agenda."  Theological Studies 40 (1979): 700-715.  With John A. Coleman, J. Bryan Hehir and Robin W. Lovin.

 

"Modern Catholic Teachings Concerning Justice."  In The Faith That Does Justice: Examining Christian Sources for Social Change. Ed. John C. Haughey.  New York: Paulist Press, 1977, 207-231.

 

"A Prophetic Church and the Catholic Sacramental Imagination."  In The Faith That Does Justice. Ed. John C. Haughey.  234-263.

 

"Public Theology in America: Questions for Catholicism after John Courtney Murray."  Theological Studies 37 (1976): 290-303.

 

"Impressions from Detroit."  America, January 17, 1976, 28-29.

 

"Moral Claims, Human Rights and Population Policies."  Theological Studies 35 (1974): 83-113.  With Drew Christiansen, Ronald Garet and Charles Powers.

 

"Corporate Investments, Ethics and Evangelical Poverty."  Theological Studies 34 (1973): 265-274.

 

"Burma Story: Rice and the Buddha."  America, September 9, 1972, 140-143.

 

"On 'From Natural to Legal to Human Rights': A Response to Professor Jenkins."  In Human Rights. Ed. Erwin Pollack.  Jay Stewart, 1971.

 

 

Theses:

 

Ph.D. Dissertation: "The Right to Procreate and Its Social Limitations: A Systematic Study of Value Conflict in Roman Catholic Ethics."  Yale University, 1975.

 

M.A. Thesis: "The Aesthetic Basis of Whitehead's Speculative Philosophy."  St. Louis University, 1968.

 

 

Academic Lectureships:

 

Richard A. McCormick Lectures, University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio, November 10, 2010.  “Human Rights and Response to the Poor: A Catholic Perspective” and “The Human Rights of Refugees in a Globalizing World.”

 

Marianist Award Lecture, “The Rights of Refugees in a Globalizing World.” Dayton, OH: University of Dayton, January, 2009.

 

Charles Owen Rice Lecture, “Forced Migrants, Human Rights and Global Justice, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA, March 26, 2009.

 

Conference on Justice in Jesuit Higher Education, Fairfield University, presentation on the work of the Center for Human rights and International Justice, June 19, 2009.

 

Loyola University of Chicago, Keynote lecture, "The Catholic University and the Common Good," President's Leadership Retreat for faculty, administration, and staff, November 6, 2007.

 

Villanova University Law School, Symposium on the Market, the Law, and Catholic Social Thought, Keynote Address on “’Economic Justice for All’ 20 Years Later,” September 21, 2007

 

Lecture series, East Asian Pastoral Institute, Ateneo de Manila, Manila, Philippines, August, 8-12, 2005:  “Social Ethics at Vatican II and into the Future.” 

 

Lecture Series, Australian Catholic University, Sydney, Canberra, and Melbourne, Australia, August 22-25, “The Common Good in a Divided World,” “Humanitarian Crises, Refugees, and the Transnational Good,” and “Human Rights and Women’s Rights: The Search for Universal Norms.”

 

Presentation, “Ethical Issues for Policy regarding Refugees,” conference on the Collaboration of Jesuit Universities regarding Migration, Fairfield University, June 10, 2005.

 

Faith and Justice Lecture, St. Joseph's University, Philadelphia, "The Common Good in a Divided Society: Taking Poverty Seriously, April 23, 2001.

 

Faculté de Philosophie St. Pierre Canisius, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Lecture, “Globalization, Justice, and Solidarity: The Challenge to Higher Education,” December 20, 2000.

 

Catholic University of Eastern Africa, Nairobi, Kenya, keynote address at symposium on Catholic Higher Education in a Globalizing World, November 3, 2000.

 

Zaidi Center, Nairobi, Kenya, lecture, “Working for Social Justice in a Wounded Africa,” November 18, 2000.

 

Permanent Commission for Human Rights, The Republic of Zambia, Lusaka, presentation, “The Challenge of Human Rights in Africa Today,” October 27, 2000.

 

Jesuit Center for Theological Reflection, Lusaka, Zambia, Lecture, “Globalization and Justice: Challenges for Development,” October 26, 2000.

 

Loyola Lecture, "The Common Good in a Divided Society," Lemoyne College, Syracuse, NY, May 4, 2000.

 

Santa Clara Lecture, “The Common Good in a Divided Society.” University of Santa Clara, Santa Clara, CA, April 18, 1999.

 

University Convocation Lecture.  “The Common Good and Urban Poverty,” St. John’s University, NY, January 28, 1999.

 

Chancellor's Lecture and Convocation Address, Regis College, Toronto, November 24-25, 1990.

 

Willis M. Tate-Willson Lectures, "Justice as Participation: Recovering the Idea of the Commonweal," Southern Methodist University Graduate Program in Religious Studies, April 7, 8, 9, 1987.

 

Kellogg Lectures, Episcopal Divinity School, Cambridge, MA, "Economic Justice for All," May 6-7. 1986.

 

Sorenson Lecture, Yale University Divinity School, "Justice as Participation: A Christian Challenge to the U.S. Economy," October 17, 1985.

 

Van Christoph Lecture, Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA, "Can The Upwardly Mobile Professional Be Saved?" February 22, 1985.

 

Isaac Hecker Lecture, St. Paul's College, Washington, D.C., January 27, 1984, "Just War Theory and Pacifism: The Continuing American Debate."

 

D. R. Sharpe Lectureship in Social Ethics, University of Chicago Divinity School, 1981, "Human Rights in a Pluralistic World: The Conflict of Civil Community and Religious Traditions."

 

 

Presentations to Professional Societies:

 

"Economic Justice and the New Challenges of Globalization," presentation at the annual Meeting of The Catholic Theological Society of America, Cleveland, OH, June 12, 2010.

 

“My Work in Christian Ethics,” presentation at Annual Meeting of Society of Christian Ethics, to Caucus of Student Members, San Jose, CA, January 9, 2010.

 

“Comparative Ethics, Islam, Human Rights: Internal Pluralism and the Possible Development of Tradition,” presentation, Annual Meeting Society of Christian Ethics, Comparative Ethics Interest Group, Chicago, IL, January 9, 2009.

 

Refugee Rights: Ethics, Advocacy, and Africa. Participant in discussion of my book by this title. Annual Meeting Society of Christian Ethics, January 10, 2009.

 

 “Is the Just War Tradition still Viable.” Respondent to two papers on this topic. Annual Meeting Society of Christian Ethics, January 10, 2009.

 

“Just War, The Responsibility to Protect, and Humanitarian Intervention,” Annual Meeting of the Catholic Theological Society of America, Los Angeles, CA, June 8, 2007.

 

“A Response to Denise Ackermann’s ‘Reconciliation as Embodied Change,’” Annual Meeting of the Catholic Theological Society of America, Washington, D.C., June 12, 2004.

 

“Solidarity and the Common Good: Implications for Catholic Higher Education.” Lecture. Annual meeting of the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities, Washington D.C.  January 26, 2003. 

 

Catholic Theological Society of America, Annual Meeting, June 8-11, 2000.  Respondent to paper of Robert Gascoigne, "Public Theology and the Communication of Ethics," and chair and respondent to paper of Michael Perry, "Catholics in Public Life: Ethical/Legal Debates."

 

American Academy of Religion, Annual Meeting, presentation on “Development as Participation: On Amartya Sen’s Recent Work,” Boston, November 22, 1999. 

 

American Academy of Religion. Annual Meeting, presentation on “The Common Good and the Market Economy.”  Miami, FL.  November 23, 1998.

 

American Academy of Religion. Annual Meeting; respondent to papers on Religious Freedom and Human Rights, Seminar on Religion and Human Rights.  Miami, FL.  November 22, 1998.

 

Australian Theological Forum, Conference on Faith in the Public Forum, Sydney, Australia, January 2-5, 1998.  Presentations on “Faith in Public: Fidelity to the Gospel and Respect for the Other” and on “Contested Space: alternative Models of the Public Sphere.”

 

Journal of Religious Ethics Forum, at the Society of Christian Ethics Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, January 8-11, 1998, presentation on “Human Rights and Social Development in Africa.”

 

37th Annual Meeting, Society Of Christian Ethics, Jan. 6,1996:   Presidential Address, “Social Ethics Under The Sign Of The Cross,”

 

National Association for Women in Catholic Higher Education, Third Annual Biennial Symposium, panel presentation, "Reflection on the Jesuit document on 'The Situation of Women in Church and Society,'" and Roundtable discussion "Dialoging about the Jesuit Document", Boston College, July 12-13, 1996.

 

College Theology Society, opening plenary address at Annual Meeting, “The Common Good in the Postmodern Epoch: What Role for Theology?”Worcester, MA, June 1, 1995.

 

Catholic Theological Society of America, plenary address, "Passion and Compassion: Human and Divine," New York, NY, June 10, 1995.

 

Catholic Theological Society of America,  Hispanic Theology Continuing Seminar, presentation on Hispanic Feminist Theology in the work of Ada Maria Isasi-Diaz and Pillar Aquino; Chair, plenary panel on Jesus and Ethics, June 9-12, 1994, Baltimore, MD.

 

Society of Christian Ethics Annual Meeting, "Human Rights and the Pursuit of a Just Peace," Savannah, GA, January 9, 1993.

 

Catholic Theological Society of America Annual Convention, "The Common Good in a Community of Freedom," Pittsburgh, PA, June 12, 1992.

 

Catholic Health Association, Annual Colloquium, "The Preferential Option for the Poor and the Common Good," St. Louis, MO, May 14, 1992.

 

Society of Christian Ethics Annual Meeting, "Remarks on Alastair MacIntyre's Whose Justice? Which Rationality?"  South Bend, IN, January 15, 1989.

 

Society of Christian Ethics Annual Meeting, plenary address, "Liberalism, Communitarianism and the Bishops Pastoral Letter on the Economy," January, 1987.

 

Society of Christian Ethics Annual Meeting, chair and respondent to paper by Arthur Dyck, "Human Rights and Human Community," Chicago, January 17, 1986.

 

Catholic Biblical Association Annual Meeting, "The Use of the Bible in the U.S. Bishops' Letter," San Francisco, August 14, 1985.

 

Association of Puerto Rican Economists Annual Meeting, San Juan, PR, "The U.S. Bishops Letter on the Economy: Its Relevance for the Caribbean," May 4, 1985.

 

Society of Christian Ethics, Working Group on War and Peace, "The Churches and the Nuclear Debate," Indianapolis, IN, January, 1983.

 

Society of Christian Ethics Annual Meeting, response to paper by John Langan, "Catholic Anthropology as a Basis for a Theory of Human Rights," Indianapolis, IN, January, 1983.

 

Catholic Theological Society of America Annual Meeting, "The Future Agenda of Catholic Moral Theology in America," 1982.

 

Catholic Theological Society of America Annual Meeting, "Just War Theory vs. Pacifism: The State of the Question in American Catholic Thought," 1981.

 

American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting, Ethics Section, "Ethics as the Retrieval of Tradition," 1981.

 

American Academy of Religion, New England Regional Meeting, "Ethics and Human Rights: Basic Needs and Problems of Power in the Americas," 1981.

 

Catholic Theological Society of America Annual Meeting, Moral Theology Section, "American Catholicism and Human Rights: John Courtney Murray's Unfinished Agenda," 1978.

 

Catholic Theological Society of America Annual Meeting, Moral Theology Section, "The Right to Procreate and Its Social Limitations," 1975.

 

 

 

Other Academic Positions and Responsibilities

 

Board of Trustees, St. Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, 1999--2007.

 

Loyola College, Board of Trustees, Baltimore, MD, 1983-89.

 

Boston Theological Institute, Peace Education Task Force, Chair, 1982-84.

 

Boston College, Visiting Lecturer, Institute of Religious Education and Pastoral Ministry, Summers 1980, 1982, 1986, 1994.

 

Harvard Divinity School and Harvard University Center for International Affairs, sponsored jointly by Interreligious Peace Colloquium, Executive Director, Seminar on "Muslim Jewish Christian Faith Communities as Transnational Actors for Peace and Justice," 1979.

 

Woodstock Theological Center, Participant, Project on Human Rights, Needs and Power in an Interdependent World, 1977-1981.

 

St. Joseph's College, Board of Trustees,  Philadelphia, PA, 1972-78.

 

National Catholic Educational Association, Member, Task Force on Justice in Higher Education, 1976-77.

 

Georgetown University, Chairman, Committee on the Teaching of Medical Ethics, 1975-76.

 

Yale University Medical School, Member, Task Force on Genetics and Ethics, 1971-75.

 

 

Editorial Responsibilities:

 

Journal of Religious Ethics (USA), Editorial Board, 1989—present. 

 

Political Theology (UK), Editorial board, 2007—present. 

 

Journal of Catholic Social Thought (USA), Editorial board, 2008--present

 

The Annual of the Society of Christian Ethics, Editorial Board, 1981--83.

 

 

Membership in Professional Societies:

 

Society of Christian Ethics. President, 1995-96.  Vice President, 1994-95.  Board of Directors, 1987-91.  Chair of Search Committee for Editor of The Annual of the Society of Christian Ethics, 1990-91.

 

American Academy of Religion.  Member of the Steering Committee for The Consultation on Religion and Human Rights, 1997—2002.

 

Catholic Theological Society of America. Board of Directors, 1982-1984.

 

Catholic Commission on Intellectual and Cultural Affairs

 

Boston Theological Institute Ethics Colloquium

 

 

Travel:

 

Travel to Kenya, Uganda, and Sudan.  September, October, and first half of November, 2009.  I traveled to these countries to further develop the cooperative relationship between the Center for Human Rights and International Justice and the Jesuit Refugee Service in Eastern Africa and with the Center for Peace Studies and International Relations at Hekima College of the Catholic University of Eastern Africa in Nairobi.  Consulted with Jesuit Refugee Service on modes of advocacy for human rights, conflict prevention and avoiding further displacement in southern Sudan in response to the 2011 referendum on southern Sudanese self-determination. 

 

Workshop on the Human Rights of Forced Migrants, principle presenter, for staff of Jesuit Refugee Service,  Bangkok, Thailand,  July 9-12, 2009.

 

Visiting Professor, The Catholic University of Eastern Africa, Hekima College, Nairobi, Kenya, August—November, 2009; January-April, 2006; August--December, 2003; August--December, 2000; September 1996--January, 1997.  1996--97 teaching supported by a Fulbright Scholar Award for Lecturing and Research. 

 

Leadership Team, Advanced Workshop on Peacemaking in a Divided World, sponsored by the Social Justice Secretariat of the Jesuit Order (Society of Jesus), Rome, Italy, September 3-17, 2005.

Visiting Professor, Ateneo de Manila, East Asian Pastoral Institute, Manila, Philippines August, 2005.  Teaching course on Social Ethics.

 

Visiting Professor, June—July, 2009; June, 2000:  Jesuit College, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam. Teaching courses on Human Rights and Social Ethics. 

 

South Africa and Lesotho, "21st Annual Winter School of Theology," a series of five-day workshops on Contemporary Moral Theology conducted with Edward Vacek in six cities: Pretoria, Capetown, Durban, East London, and Kimberley (South Africa), and Roma (Lesotho).  Sponsored by the South African Conference of Catholic Bishops.

 

Research Travel on Human Rights in Comparative Ethical Perspective: Israel, Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, and Egypt, September--November, 1979.  Supported by a Walsh-Price Fellowship.

 

Research and Lecturing on Population Ethics, India, Summer, 1975.

 

 

Awards:

 

Marianist Award.  University of Dayton, Jan. 29, 2009, Dayton, OH.  Award given annually to a Roman Catholic whose work has made a major contribution to the intellectual life.

 

Doctor of Humanities, honoris causa, Ohio Dominican University, Columbus, Ohio, May 12, 2007.

 

Doctor of Divinity, honoris causa, Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley, May 23, 2002.

 

FBK (Phi Beta Kappa), National Honor Society for the Arts and Sciences.  Inducted as Foundation Member of the St. Joseph's University Chapter (F Chapter of Pennsylvania), May 9, 2001.

 

Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa, Saint John’s University, New York, NY, January 28, 1999.

 

John Courtney Murray Award for Distinguished Achievement in Theology, awarded by the Catholic Theological Society of America, June 13, 1998.

 

Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa, Christ the King Seminary, Buffalo, NY, 1991.

 

Catholic Press Association, second prize for best book of 1983 in the category of Professional and Educational Resources, for Nuclear Ethics: A Christian Moral Argument.

 

 

Grants Received:

 

Grant of $5,000 was received from the Boston College Institute of the Liberal Arts to enable Michael Delaney, Director of Humanitarian Programs at Oxfam America, to help David Hollenbach design and co-teach a new course on Human Rights, Humanitarian Crises, and Refugees: Ethical, Religious, and Political Perspectives.  The new course was co-taught by Delaney and hollenbach to 34 students in the fall of 2010.

 

Principal Investigator, grant of $197,000 received by the Center for Human Rights and International Justice from a Foundation that wishes to remain anonymous.  The grant is for the Center’s Human Rights Research and Education Initiative on human rights research and education related to the rights of forced migrants. It will expand the Center’s engagement with practitioners, including the Jesuit Refugee Service and other human rights organizations working with migrants and refugees around the world.

 

Grant for project on Human Rights of Forced Migrants as an Ethical Framework for Advocacy, Boston College Center for Human Rights and International Justice, 2007-09, from a foundation that wishes to remain anonymous.

 

Grant for project on Ethical Responsibilities toward Forced Migrants as a Framework for Advocacy: African Perspectives, Boston College Center for Human Rights and International Justice, 2005-07, from a foundation that wishes to remain anonymous.

 

Grant for project on Ethical Responsibilities toward Forced Migrants as a Framework for Advocacy: African Perspectives, Boston College Center for Human Rights and International Justice, 2005-07, from Catholic Relief Service.

 

Fulbright Scholar fellowship, 1996-97, for lecturing and research on "Human Rights and Communal Solidarity:  Contributions from Western, African, and Christian Traditions," Hekima College, Catholic University of Eastern Africa, Nairobi, Kenya.

 

Association of Theological Schools, Theological Scholarship and Research grant, 1991.

 

Walsh-Price Fellowship, Maryknoll Center for Mission Studies, for comparative study of human rights in Christianity, Judaism and Islam, June, 1979--January, 1980.

 

 

Other Presentations and Academic Responsibilities:

 

Paper and presentation, “Caritas in Veritate: Love and Urgent Challenges of Justice,” presented at a symposium sponsored by the Institute for Advanced Catholic Studies of the University of Southern California at the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace,  Rome, Italy, October 15-16, 2010,. 

 

Participant in consultation with U.S. government officials, Sudanese church leaders, and representatives of U.S. church agencies, sponsored by Jesuit Refugee Service and Catholic Relief Services, on US Policy toward Sudan, Washington D.C., October 7, 2010.

 

“Catholic Responses to Forced Migration: Jesuit Refugee Service as a Case Study,” panel presentation  at a conference sponsored by Oxford University Refugee Studies Center, Oxford, UK, September 22, 2010


“The ‘Responsibility to Protect’ in Catholic Tradition,”  presented in panel discussion  of  The Responsibility to Protect and Humanitarian Intervention, sponsored by The Boisi Center, Boston College,
September 16, 2010

 

“The ‘Responsibility to Protect’ and the Catholic Ethical Tradition,” presentation at the international conference on Theological Ethics for a World Church, Trento, Italy, July 27, 2010.

 

“Refugees and Humanitarian Crises—A Jesuit’s Perspective,”  plenary presentation at the Jesuit University Humanitarian Action Network Conference, Georgetown University, June 4-6, 2010.

“Human Rights in a Pluralist, Unequal Globe: Contributions of Jesuit Universities,” paper prepared for international conference of presidents and representatives of Jesuit universities from around the world on "Shaping the Future:  Networking Jesuit Higher Education for a Globalizing World," Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico City, April 21-25, 2010.  Paper available online at:  http://www.uia.mx/shapingthefuture/documents.html

Human Rights Conference, organized by graduate students in Political Science, Boston College, March 11, 2010, response to Prof. Susan Shell,  “Are All Rights Human Rights?” March 11, 2010.

 

“Theological Responses to Forced Migration,” Presentation to faculty of Boston College Theology Department, February 19, 2010.

 

 “The Rights of Refugees in a Globalizing World,” Presentation to Porticus Foundation and the Brenninkmeijer family, January 8, 2009, Noordwijk, The Netherlands.

 

Oxford University Refugee Studies Center, participant in conference on An Unsettled Future? Forced Migration and Refugee Studies in the 21st Century” 7–8 December 2007, University of Oxford.

 

“Evangelization and Social Justice,” Symposium for Campus Ministers, University of Notre Dame, June 7, 2007.

 

“Ethical Responsibilities toward Forced Migrants,” International Conference on the State of Affairs of Africa, sponsored by the International Institute for Justice and Development, Boston, October 27, 2006.

 

“Social Ethics in a World Church: United States Perspectives.”  Plenary presentation at the international conference on “Catholic Theological Ethics in the World Church,” Padua Italy.  July 8-11, 2006

 

Lecture, Humanitarian Crises in a Divided World: Contributions from Catholic Social Thought,” Merrimack College, North Andover, MA, Nov. 7, 2005.

 

“Human Rights and Christian Ethics: A Response to John Witte,” Conference on Peacemaking in a Violent World, Sponsored by the World Council of Churches, Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Seminary, Brookline, MA, October 28, 2005.

 

Lecture Series, Australian Catholic University, Sydney, Canberra, and Melbourne, Australia, August 22-25, “The Common Good in a Divided World,” “Humanitarian Crises, Refugees, and the Transnational Good,” and “Human Rights and Women’s Rights: The Search for Universal Norms.”

 

Lecture, Humanitarian Crises in a Divided World: Contributions from Catholic Social Thought,” Merrimack College, North Andover, MA, Nov. 7, 2005.

 

Presentation, “Ethical Issues for Policy regarding Refugees,” conference on the Collaboration of Jesuit Universities regarding Migration, Fairfield University, June 10, 2005.

 

Leadership Team, Advanced Workshop on Peacemaking in a Divided World, sponsored by the Social Justice Secretariat of the Society of Jesus, Rome, Italy, September 3-17, 2005.

 

“The Search for Universal Values: Religious Contributions,” lecture at The International Symposium on Universal Values, held in connection with the 2004 Olympics, Academy of Athens, Athens, Greece, May 25-28, 2004.

 

“Humanitarian Crises, Refugees, and the Transnational Good: Global Challenges and Catholic Social Teaching,” presentation at conference on forthcoming on “Scrutinizing the Signs of the Times and interpreting them in Light of the Gospel.”  Conference commemorating the 40th anniversary of the Second Vatican Council’s Pastoral Constitution on the Church in the Modern World, at the Centre  for Catholic Social Thought, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium, September 9-11, 2004.

 

 “Globalization, Justice, and the Common Good.  Faculty Seminar on The Common Good and Higher Education.  Lecture. St. Norbert College, DePere, WI.  February 6- 7, 2003. 

 

Catholic Peace Network, planning meeting, Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C.  June 12-14, 2003.

 

Lecture, “Markets, Justice, and the Common Good,” Center for Social Ethics and Social Justice, Catholic University of Eastern Africa, Nairobi, Kenya, November 30, 2003.

 

Lecture, "The Common Good and the Challenges of Pluralism," Woodstock Theological Center, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. December 12, 2002.

 

Lecture, "Globalization, Solidarity, and Justice," presented at conference on New Developments in Catholic Social Thought, University of Notre Dame, April 4-6, 2002.

 

"A Mission of Solidarity in a Divided World."  Commencement Address, Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley, May 23, 2002.

 

"Responding to Terrorism: a Christian Ethical Perspective."  Address to the President's Council, Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley, May 23, 2002.

 

Lecture in Globalization and Inequality Series, Boston College, "Justice and the Global Common Good," April 19, 2001.

 

Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government, Hauser Center for the Study of Not-for-Profit Organizations, project participant in ongoing study of the Role of Faith-Based Organizations in Social Change, 1999 to 2000.

 

“The Common Good and Health Care Reform--Catholic Contributions to the Debate.”  Presentation to the Board of Directors, Catholic Health Association, Phoenix, AZ, February 11, 1999.

 

“Virtues and Vices in Social Inquiry.”  Presentation at Conference on Moral Inquiry in Social Research, sponsored by the Erasmus Institute, University of Notre Dame, and The Jesuit Institute, Boston College.  At Boston College, March 19, 1999.

 

“The Rwanda Genocide: A Challenge for a New World Order.”  Weston Jesuit School of Theology, Cambridge, MA, April 8, 1999.

 

“The Catholic Communitarian Vision of the Church in the World.”  Plenary Lecture, Collegium Program on Catholic Higher Education.  Fairfield University, June 16, 1999.

 

“The Future of Social Witness: Karl Barth and the Politics of the New World Order.”  Response to presentation of Clifford Green.  Conference on Karl Barth and the Future of Ecclesial Theology.  Princeton Theological Seminary.  June 17-19, 1999.

 

“The Moral Development of University Students,” response to presentation by William Spohn.  Conference on Jesuit Higher Education in the 21st Century, St. Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, June 25-29, 1999.

 

Consultation, Center for Theological Inquiry, Princeton, NJ, on Project on Theological Understanding of the Common Good in American Culture, October 28, 1999.

 

Harvard University Law School and Graduate School of Education, Conference on Religion and Civil Rights, February 28, 1998.  Presentation on “New Catholic Initiatives for Civil Rights.”

 

Villanova University, Center of Peace and Justice.  Lecture on “Human Rights and Communal Solidarity in Africa.”  April 1, 1998.

 

Duquesne University, Academic Vice President’s Lecture, on “The Struggle for Human Rights in Developing Counties: The View from Africa.”  April 2, 1998.

 

Regis University, Denver, CO.  Inaugural Lecture of the Institute for the Common Good, on “The Common Good or the Death of Public Life.”  October 12, 1998.

 

Loyola University of Chicago.  Two faculty seminars, Lake Shore Campus and Water Tower Campus, on “Is Tolerance Enough: the Catholic University and the Common Good.”  October 14, 1998.

 

Georgetown University, guest lecturer with Archbishop Rembert Weakland, The Bishops’ Economic Justice Pastoral Letter, 10 Years Later.  March 5-6, 1997.

 

Conference on The Globalization of the Economy and the Evolution of Catholic Social Thought, sponsored by The Center of Concern, principal drafter of final document of the conference, May 27-30, 1997.

 

“Transitions” Program for Younger Jesuits Interested in Higher Education, participant and lecture on “The Jesuit Educational Mission in a Pluralistic Environment,” Loyola Marymount University, May 30-June 2, 1997.

 

“Renewal” Program in Faith and the Intellectual Life, sponsored by “Collegium” and the Lily Foundation, resource person and author of one of three conference background documents, “The Catholic University Under the Sign of the Cross.”  At Fairfield University, June 19-22, 1997.

 

University of Notre Dame, Center for Civil and Human Rights, faculty seminar on Human Rights and Social Development in Africa, October 16, 1997.

 

University of Notre Dame, February 23-25, 1996. Conference on Religion and Contemporary Liberalism, lecture, “Politically Active Churches:  Some Empirical Prolegomena To A Normative Approach.”

 

University of Deusto, Bilbao, Spain, March 4, 1996, lecture, “Social Ethics Under The Sign Of The Cross.”

 

University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia, Faculties of Law and of Philosophy, August 22, 1996, lecture, “Liberal Human Rights and African Communitarian Values.”

 

University of Zimbabwe, Arrupe College, Harare, Zimbabwe, Division of Philosophy, Religion and Classics, August 28-September 3, 1996, four lectures on Christian Social Thought in Africa Today.”

 

Hekima College, Nairobi, Kenya, October 29, 1996, Faculty seminar presentation, “Christian Social Ethics under the Sign of the Cross.”

 

The Catholic University of Eastern Africa, Nairobi, Kenya, November 8, 1996, Graduation Keynote Address,  “The Catholic University, Human Suffering, and the Crisis of Humanism.” 

 

United States Cultural Center, Nairobi, Kenya.  December 10, 1996.  International Human Rights Day Lecture, to commemorate the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights, “Human Rights in Social Development:  Some Challenges in Africa and the World Today.”  Sponsored by the United States Information Service and the United States Embassy.  Respondents:   Prof. Onesimus Mutungi, Chair, Standing Committee on Human Rights, Government of Kenya; Hon. Moses Wetangula, M.P., Chair, Kenya African National Union (KANU, the governing party of Kenya) Human Rights Committee;  Mr. Maina Kiai, Executive Director, Kenya Human Rights Commission; Ms. Nancy Baraza, Chair, FIDA.

 

Boston Theological Institute Ethics Colloquium, Presentation, Civil Society and Culture: Contexts for the Political role of Religion," October 11, 1995.

 

Georgetown University, Lecture, "The 'Gospel of Life' and the 'Culture of Death," at conference on the Papal Encyclical Evangelium Vitae, November 10-12, 1995.

 

Wheeling Jesuit College, Jesuit Lecture, "The Catholic University and the Common Good," March 23, 1995.

 

Boston College, Jesuit Institute Lecture, "The Catholic University and the Common Good," February 23, 1995.

 

Creighton University, Markoe-DePorres Lecture, "The Catholic University and the Common Good," October 27, 1994.

 

University of Connecticut, Aquinas Lecture, Economic Justice and Human Rights, March 9, 1994.

 

Boston Theological Institute Ethics Colloquium, presentation on Stephen Mott, Christian Perspectives on Politics, October 6, 1993.

 

Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA, lecture on "Christian Economic Ethics after the Cold War," faculty seminar on "Religion and Political Life in the United States Today," and visiting presenter on two undergraduate classes in the Department of Religion.  November 18-19, 1993.

 

Boston Theological Institute, presentation on Stephen Mott, "Christian Perspectives on Politics," October 6, 1993.

 

Georgetown University, respondent to paper by Michael Buckley's paper on "the Catholic University:  The Promise Inherent in its Identity," at conference on Ex corde Ecclesiae, May 3, 1993.

 

University of Dayton School of Law, Dayton, OH, lecture on "Religion, Politics, and the Law," April 24, 1993.

 

St. Joseph's University, Philadelphia, PA, two lectures on "Religion and Democracy:  Adversaries or Allies," and "The Political Role of Religion," March 25, 1993.

 

Elms College, Chicopee, MA, lecture on "Christian Social Ethics and the Pursuit of Justice," February 8, 1993.

 

Maryknoll School of Theology, three lectures, "Human Rights, the Common Good, and the Option for the Poor," July 6-8, 1992.

 

University of San Diego, "Civil Society, Culture, and Reason: Contexts of the Political Role of Religion," presentation at a conference on The Role of Religious Arguments on Public Policy in a Pluralistic Society, April 10-12, 1992.

 

University of Notre Dame, paper on "Freedom and Truth: Religious Liberty as Immunity and Empowerment," presented at a conference on Social Ethics in the Murray Tradition, April 3-5, 1992.

 

Harvard Program on Business, Economics and Values, presentation on "Ethical Questions for a Market Economy after the Cold War," Feb. 18, 1992.

 

Merrimack College, North Andover, MA, Lecture on "Social Solidarity and the Common Good," Sept. 19, 1991.

 

University of Detroit, Faith Doing Justice Conference, sponsored by  the National Office of Jesuit Social Ministries, presentation on "Social Solidarity and Social Sin," June 23, 1991.

 

Christ the King Seminary, East Aurora, NY, Commencement Address, May 19, 1991.

 

Cato Institute, Washington D.C., Presentation on "John Paul II's Centesimus Annus, May 9, 1991.

 

Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Humanities Faculty Seminar, Presentation on "The Common Good Revisited," December 10, 1990.

 

Fordham University, Jesuit Philosophy Program, lecture on "Social Analysis, Moral Values, and Urban Poverty," December 6, 1990.

 

Boston Theological Institute Ethics Colloquium, "A Communitarian Reconstruction of Human Rights," October 17, 1990.

 

University of Detroit, lecture on "The Future of Human Rights," October 6, 1990.

 

Woodstock Theological Center, Washington, D.C., Conference on the Social Contributions of the Church  after the Cold War, sponsored by the Woodstock Center and the German Catholic Bishops Conference,  presentation on "Human Rights and Ethnic Conflicts,"  September 28-30, 1990

 

Hekima College, Nairobi, Kenya, Faculty Seminar on "The State of Moral Theology Today," June 19, 1990.

 

St. Joseph's College, Rensselear, IN, faculty seminar on social justice in higher education and public lecture, "The Common Good Revisited," March 26, 1990.

 

Woodstock Theological Center, German-American Colloquium on The Ethics of Peace After the End of the Cold War, sponsored by the Woodstock Center and the Catholic Bishops' Conference of West Germany.  Presentation on "Human Rights and Ethic Conflicts: Global Perspectives," Washington, D.C., September 28-30, 1990.

 

Boston Theological Institute Ethics Colloquium, paper presented: "A Communitarian Reconstruction of Human Rights," October 17, 1990.

 

"Presidential Politics: Toward a More Substantive Treatment of Values," Conference on Values and Images in Presidential Politics, sponsored by Harvard Divinity School and the Barone Center on the Press, Politics and Public Policy, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, April 17-18, 1989.

 

Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, "The U.S. Bishops and Economic Justice," February 6, 1986.

 

Nichols College, Sturbridge, MA, "Economic Justice and Economic Rights," November 5, 1985.

 

University of Scranton, "The U.S. Bishops on Economic Justice," October 24, 1985.

 

Fairfield University, "The U.S. Bishops on Economic Justice," September 26, 1985.

 

The Brookings Institution, Washington, D.C., respondent at conference on Religion and American Politics, September 10-12, 1985.

 

LaSalle University, Philadelphia, PA, "Economic Justice in the Bishops' Letter," July 13, 1985.

 

John Carroll University, "Doing Justice to the Bishops," June 26, 1985.

 

Boston College, "A New American Experiment: Participation in the U.S. Economy," May 11, 1985.

 

College of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN, "Economic Rights and the U.S. Economy," May 8, 1985.

 

U.S. Department of State, Foreign Service Institute, "The Ethics of the Distribution of Wealth," Roslyn, VA, January 2, 1985.

 

Georgetown University, "Ethics in Distress: Can There be Just Wars in the Nuclear Age," presented at a conference on Justice and War in the Nuclear Age, March 15-17, 1984.

 

University of Notre Dame, "Unemployment and Jobs: A Theological and Ethical Perspective," December, 1983.

 

Seventh Biennial Colloquium of the Russian Orthodox Church and Pax Christi International, "Human Rights and the East/West Conflict," Antwerp, Belgium, April, 1983.

 

National Jewish/Christian Conference, "The Contributions of Religious Communities to Human Rights: A Catholic Perspective," and "Religious Agendas in the Social/Political Arenas," Boston, MA, April, 1983.

 

Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government, "Church versus State: What Catholic Leaders Are Saying about the Arms Race," May, 1982.

 

Boston Museum of Science, "Toward a Nuclear-Free World," June, 1982.

 

Harvard University, Center for the Study of World Religions, "Human Rights in an Interreligious Perspective," May, 1982.

 

University of Notre Dame, School of Business Administration, "Human Work and the Story of Creation," May, 1982.

 

University of Notre Dame, Center for Pastoral Ministry, "Catholic Tradition and the Ethics of the Arms Race," May, 1982.

 

St. Mary of the Lake Seminary, Mundelein, IL, three lectures on "Moral Norms and Civil Law," July, 1982.

 

Ditchley Foundations Conference on "Human Rights and World Peace," Ditchley Park, Enstone, Oxfordshire, England, June, 1981.

 

 

Courses Taught at Boston College (1991-2007)

 

Graduate:

           

            The Common Good

 

            Human Rights

 

            Contemporary Theories of Justice

 

            Christian Ethics: Major Figures

 

            Christian Ethics and Social Issues

 

            Public Theology and Public Philosophy

 

            Christian Social Thought and Economic Justice

 

            Reinhold Niebuhr and John Courtney Murray

           

            Ethics Doctoral Seminar

                                                             

 

Undergraduate:

 

           

            Introduction to Christian Theology

 

            Christian Ethics and Social Issues

 

            Religion and Politics

 

            Christian Ethics of War and Peace

 

Ethics of War and Peacemaking

 

            Ethics, Religion, and International Politics

 

            Humanitarian Crises and Refugees: Ethical, Religious, and Political Perspectives.

 

            Human Rights

 

 

Service at Boston College

 

University: 

 

Director, Boston College Center for Human Rights and International Justice, 2005—present.

 

Gasson Chair Search Committee, 2002—present.

 

      Jesuit Institute, Advisory Board, 2002—present; Acting Director, spring 2004.

 

International Studies Major Academic Policy Committee, 1997—present

 

College of Arts and Sciences Humanities Strategic Planning Committee, Boston College Assessment and Planning Initiative, April 2003—April 2005

 

International Studies Advisory Committee, 1997--2002

 

Participant, Jesuit Institute faculty seminar on Justice in Jesuit Higher Education, 2000--2004

 

University Academic Planning Council (UAPC), consultant to the Committee on Catholic and Jesuit Identity, appointed by chair of the committee, Richard Cobb-Stevens, 1995-96. 

 

Consultant to Brennan Chair Search Committee, School of Education, 1995-1996

 

Search Committee for University Librarian (1995)

 

Search Committee for Dean of Graduate School of Arts and Sciences/Associate Academic Vice President for Research (1994)

 

Baccalaureate Sermon, Commencement Liturgy, May 22, 1994.

 

Jesuit Institute Seminar on the Alienation of Intellectuals from Religion, 1993—1998.

 

Convenor, Faculty Study Seminar on papal encyclical Veritatis Splendor 1993-94.

 

Boston College Law School, lecture on Human Rights and the Common good, March 1, 1994.

 

Boston College Committee on Sexual Diversity, response to lecture by Andrew Sullivan, "Homosexuality and the Catholic Church," April 14, 1994.

 

Carroll School of Management, Faculty seminars on Leadership for the Common Good, (1994).

 

School of Education, Participant in project on Catholic Schools and the Common Good. 

 

Boston College Magazine Advisory Board.  1991--94.

 

Theology Department: 

 

Convenor, Theological Ethics Section, 2010 to present;  2002—03.

 

Ph. D. Admissions Committee, Ethics Section, annually

 

Executive Committee, 2004—2006; 1993-95

 

Curriculum Committee, 2001—2003.

 

Graduate Admissions Committee, 2002-2004.

 

Steering committee for Ph.D. Program redesign, 1994-96.

 

Coordinator, Ethics section planning committee for Ph.D. revision, 1994-96.

 

Ad Hoc Committee on Ex Corde Ecclesiae (chair), 1993-4.

 

Steering Committee for Ph.D. Programs, 1994-96

 

Policy Committee for Boston College-Weston Jesuit School of Theology Joint Doctoral Program in Theological Ethics.  1991--95.

 

Institute of Religious Education and Pastoral Ministry, Summer course on Social Ethics, June, 1994.

 

Institute of Religious Education and Pastoral Ministry sabbatical program, two presentations on Contemporary Chrsitan Social Ethics, annually.

 

Consultant to Search Committee for faculty appointment in Christian Ethics, Andover Newton Theological School

 

Related to the Society of Jesus:

 

Entered: September 7, 1964.

 

Ordained to the Priesthood: June 5, 1971.       

 

Society of Jesus Higher Education Secretary, advisor on global collaboration of Jesuit universities on human rights.

 

Leadership Team, Advanced Workshop on Peacemaking in a Divided World, sponsored by the Social Justice Secretariat of the Society of Jesus, Rome, Italy, September 3-17, 2005.

                                                                                                           

 

Other Church-Related Positions:

 

 

Presenter, Workshop on Peacemaking among Returning Refugees, sponsored by the Social Justice Commission, Diocese of Rumbek, Southern Sudan, November 1-6, 2003.

 

Presenter, Workshop on Peacebuilding in a Post-conflict Situation, sponsored by the Jesuit Refugee Service, Kakuma Refugee Camp, Kakuma, Kenya.   October 20-25, 2003.

 

Consultant, National Conference of Catholic Bishops (U.S.) and Mexican Bishops Conference, on Church responses to proposed U.S.-Mexico Free Trade Agreement, May, 1991.

 

Consultant, National Conference of Catholic Bishops, Committee on Catholic Social Teaching and the U.S. Economy, 1983-86.

 

Consultant to National Conference of Catholic Bishops, Ad Hoc Committee on the Moral Assessment of Deterrence Policy, 1987.

 

Consultant to Humberto Cardinal Medeiros on pastoral letters: "Choose Life: A Pastoral Letter on the Threat of Nuclear War," Easter, 1982, and "Stewards of This Heritage: Religious and Moral Reflections on the Dignity and Responsibility of Public Office and Citizenship," July 4, 1983.

 

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