Past Research Projects

Religious Agency and Affiliational Diversity: Advancing the Mission of Catholic Higher Education in the 21st Century

Mara Brecht, Associate Professor of Theology, and Andrew Milewski, SJ, First Studies, MA in Social Philosophy program

La Strada for Social Justice: Transforming & Sustaining Loyola as a Community Engaged through Creative Placemaking

Amy Wilkinson, Instructor of Fine and Performing Arts

Collectio Avellana

Alexander W.H. Evers, Associate Professor of Ancient History and Classical Studies

Science and the Common Good

Hans Svebakken, Senior Lecturer, Theology

Building Community-Led Environmental Solutions through Culturally-Mindful Reciprocal Collaboration

Laura Brentner, School of Environmental Sustainability

Michael J. Schuck, Deaprtment of Theology and School of Environmental Sustainability

Catholic Resistance: How the Camden 28 Put the Vietnam War on Trial

Michelle Nickerson, Department of History

Three Narratives in Theorizing Catholic Intellectual Heritage: Autobiographical Investigation in Catholicism, Subjectivity, and Teacher Education

Seungho Moon, Ann Marie Ryan, and Terri Piggot

Shakespeare’s Naught: Immateriality and Early Modern English Literature

James Knapp, Department of English

~ Undergraduate Research Fellow: Joseph I. De Larauze

The Communicative Role of Hip Hop Culture in the Chicago Interfaith Community’s Struggle for Social Justice

George Villanueva, School of Communication

~ Undergraduate Research Fellow: Sylvester F. Alonz

Bosnian Franciscan Revival in Nineteenth Century Ottoman Empire

Edin Hajdarpasic, Department of History

Souls and Sonnets

Elizabeth Coffman, School of Communication

The Camden 28: Catholic Left Opposition to the Vietnam War

Michelle Nickerson, Department of History

The Trinity, Infinity, and the Other: Mystical Theology and Human Flourishing

Mark McIntosh, Department of Theology & Religious Studies

The Jesuit Provenance Project

Kyle Roberts, Department of History

“There is no word for me”: The Catholic Imagination and the Transcendence of Race in Emily Raboteau’s The Professor’s Daughter

Badia Ahad, Department of English

Joseph Bonnecamps, S.J. (1707-1790)

John Cunningham, S.J., Department of Physics

Relationships with God: How Contemporary Catholic Women Religiously Nurture Their Relationships with God

Jennifer Fiebig, Department of Psychology

Patriotism, Catholicism, and Military Services: Exploring the Social Ministry Roles of Catholic Churches for Military Personnel and Their Families

Caleb Kim, School of Social Work

Justice Delayed: The Study of Four Churchwomen in El Salvador

Julia A. Lieblich, School of Communication

Vatican II's Golden Jubilee: Marking 50 years of Continuity, Controversy, and Conversation

Michael P. Murphy, Department of Theology & Religious Studies

An English Translation of Luigi Taparelli d’Azeglio’s 'Saggio Teoretico di Diritto Naturale Appoggiato sul Fatto

Robert John Araujo, S.J., School of Law

Integrating Ignatian Spirituality in Undergraduate Nursing Education

Lisa Burkhart, School of Nursing with Mary Ann McDermott, School of Nursing and William Schmidt, Institute of Pastoral Studies

Religiosity and Body Image in Catholic, Muslim, and Amish Women

Denise Davidson, Department of Psychology

Irish Catholics and the Early Modern Origins of Religious Toleration

John Donoghue, Department of History

Medical Theory and the Christianization of Sleep in Late Antiquity

Leslie Dossey, Department of History

Augustine and Academic Skepticism: A Philosophical Appraisal

Blake Dutton, Department of Philosophy

Prayer, Marriage, and the Family

Paul Giblin, Institute of Pastoral Studies

Channels of Sovereignty: Colonial Writing in Native North America

Jeffrey S. Glover, Department of English

Catholicism, Cities, and Education in Early Twentieth Century America: The Contributions of Frederic Siedenburg, S.J.

Edward Gumz, School of Social Work

The Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary: 1919-1943

Ann M. Harrington, BVM, Department of History

Expanding Horizons of the Sisters of Charity, BVM: 1919-1943

Ann M. Harrington, BVM, Department of History

Evolutionary Biology, Human Sexuality and the Catholic Heritage

James Calcagno, Department of Anthropology
Frank Catania, Department of Philosophy 
Pamela Caughie, Department of English
Robert DiVito, Department of Theology & Religious Studies
Frank Fennell, Department of English
Anne Figert, Department of Sociology
James Garbarino, Department of Psychology
Terry Grande, Department of Biology
Patricia Beattie Jung (Coordinator),
Fred Kniss 
John McCarthy, Department of Theology & Religious Studies
Paul Mueller, S.J., Vatican Observatory
Jon Nilson, Department of Theology & Religious Studies
David Ozar, Department of Philosophy
Jennifer Parks, Department of Philosophy
Susan Ross, Department of Theology & Religious Studies
Joan Roughgarden
Diane Suter
Aana Vigen (Moderator), Department of Theology & Religious Studies

Music of the Jesuit Missions of the Chiquitos

Gustavo Leone, Department of Fine and Performing Arts/Music

Reconstructing & Resurrecting of the Music of the Jesuit Missions of South America

Gustavo Leone, Department of Fine and Performing Arts/Music

What are the Attitudes of Ugandan Catholic High School Administrators Regarding Addressing the Needs of LGBT Students?

Michael J. Maher, Jr., School of Education

A Brief History of Monasticism

Dennis Martin, Department of Theology & Religious Studies

On Feeling Catholic: The Cultural Form of a Universal Religion

Hugh Miller, Department of Philosophy

A Question of Habit (A Documentary Film)

Bren A. O. Murphy, School of Communication

Does Social Work Education 'Prefer' the Poor? A Content Analysis of Foundation Course Syllabi Within Catholic MSW Programs

Julia Pryce, School of Social Work
Michael Kelly, School of Social Work

Priest Under Fire: The Life and Times of David Rodriguez

Peter Sanchez, Department of Political Science

The Meaning and Impact of a Service Immersion: A Pilgrimage of Nursing Students Serving the Sick in Lourdes, France

P. Ann Solari-Twadell, School of Nursing

The Gift of Peace, Teleplay

J. Michael Sparough, S.J., Institute of Pastoral Studies

Arguing Democracy on Religious Grounds: Lessons from the Catholic Experience

Gunes Murat Tezcur, Department of Political Science

The Use of Memoir to Preserve the Legacy of American Catholic Women Religious: A Model Program Developed with the Assistance of the Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary (BVMs)

Dan Vaillancourt, Department of Philosophy

Faith and the Catholic Church as Protective Factors for Mexican and Central American Migrant Families:A Transnational Study

Maria Vidal de Haymes, School of Social Work

The Paradoxical State of the Abortion Debate in the US

Elfriede Wedam, Department of Sociology

Miracles of Chastisement and Attitudes toward Disability in Medieval England and France

Edward Wheatley, Department of English