University of Dallas faculty members from across the disciplines have collaborated to create the Studies in Catholic Faith and Culture Program. 

Each professor contributes according to his or her area of interest or expertise, 

and each course is taught by a symphony of professors.

University of Dallas Provost; Professor of Philosophy

Dr. Jonathan Sanford

Adjunct Professor of Philosophy

Dr. Kathryn Rombs

Associate Professor of English

Dr. Gregory

Assistant Professor of Theology

Fr. Thomas
Esposito, O.Cist.

Associate Professor of English

Dr. Andrew

Associate Professor of English

Dr. Bernadette
Waterman Ward

Associate Professor of Politics

Dr. Daniel Burns

Associate Professor of Economics

Dr. Aida Ramos

Associate Professor and Department Chair of History

Dr. Susan Hanssen

Associate Professor of Philosophy

Dr. Matthew

Associate Professor of German and Department Chair, Modern Languages & Literatures

Dr. Ivan Eidt

Associate Professor of Psychology

Dr. Amy 
Fisher Smith

Professor of Philosophy

Dr. William Frank

Associate Professor and Department Chair of Politics

Dr. David

Associate Dean of the Constantin College; and Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Dr. David Andrews

Professor of  Physics

Dr. Richard

Adjunct Professor of Art

Dr. Estelle

Founding Program Director Emeritus 

Sr. Jane Dominic Laurel

Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Art

Lyle Novinski

Associate Professor of Theology

Dr. Ron Rombs

Assistant Professor of Theology

Dr. Irene

Associate Professor of Politics

Dr. Richard

Associate Professor of Philosophy

Dr. Christopher

Distinguished Affiliate Professor of Politics

Dr. Christopher

Associate Professor of Politics

Dr. Jonathan Culp

Associate Professor of Drama

Stefan Novinski

Guest Lecturer of


Fr. Ignatius
Peacher, O.Cist.

The  Studies in Catholic Faith and Culture Program is an initiative of the Liberal Learning for Life program, which aims to form the minds, inspire the hearts, and help build communities of learners among alumni and friends of the University of Dallas.

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Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics VIII

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