Loyola University Chicago

Institute of Pastoral Studies

Faculty & Staff

Adjunct Faculty and Emeritae

Adjunct Faculty and Emeritae

For general inquiries, call the Institute of Pastoral Studies at 312.915.7400 or send an e-mail to ips@luc.edu.


Name Title Office # Phone/E-mail
Michael Canaris, PhD Associate Professor WTC-LT #640 312.915.7485
David Dault, PhD Assistant Professor of Christian Spirituality WTC-LT #637 312-915-7467
timone davis, DMin Assistant Professor of Pastoral Theology, with an emphasis in Black Catholic Theology WTC-LT #636 312.915.7491
Peter L. Jones, PhD Interim Dean, Associate Dean & Clinical Associate Professor WTC-LT #630 312.915.7504
Felipe de J. Legarreta, PhD Clinical Assistant Professor #635
Daniel P. Rhodes, ThD Clinical Associate Professor, Faculty Coordinator of Contextual Education WTC-LT #634 312.915.7492
Heidi Russell, PhD Associate Professor WTC-LT #639 312.915.7476
Nathaniel Samuel, PhD Assistant Professor of LiberationTheology WTC-LT #647 312-915-7409
William Schmidt, PhD Professor WTC-LT #641 312.915.7478
Deborah Watson, Ed.D, LPC, NCC Clinical Assistant Professor WTC-LT #638 312.915.7414


Name Title Office # Phone/E-mail
Gosia Czelusniak Business Manager WTC-LT #630A 312.915.7450
Diamond Gant Administrative Assistant WTC-LT #630 312.915.7400
Julie Garcia IPS Coordinator of Student Services WTC-LT #633 312.915.7487
Mirta Garcia Administrative Assistant, Continuing Education WTC-LT #609 312.915.7466
Mariana Miller Assistant Dean for Continuing Education WTC-LT #609 312-915-7428
Alexandra Ortega Administrative Assistant WTC-LT#630 312.915. 7400
Kevin Pease Director of IPS Scripture School WTC-LT #917 312.915.7457
Mariann McCorkle Salisbury Co-Director of Legacy Leader WTC-LT #630 312.915.7574
Carol Taliaferro Coordinator of Formation WTC-LT #649 312.915.7460

IPS Graduate Research Assistants

Name Title Office # Phone/E-mail
Jessamyn Anderson Magri Graduate Digital Communication Research Assistant WTC-LT #630
Jalen Taylor Graduate Contextual Education Research Assistant WTC-LT #630

IPS Student Workers

Name Title Office # Phone/E-mail
Isabella (Bella) Gembus IPS Student Employee WTC-LT #630
Viduushi Prasad IPS Student Employee WTC-LT #630