Loyola University Chicago

THEA Institute

Meet Our Team

Staff Leadership

Lisa Reiter, PhD Director of Campus Ministry & Project Director
Claire Soupene, M.A.  THEA Coordinator & Water Tower Campus Minister
Rachel Elfant, M.A. Healing Earth Program Coordinator,
School of Environmental Sustainability
R. Owen Ruggiero, B.A. THEA Graduate Intern
Luz Castrejon THEA Undergraduate Intern (Summer Institute Alumna)

In addition to our staff leadership, THEA works with faculty in Loyola's School of Environmental Sustainability. The THEA faculty team is comprised of faculty and staff who develop our curriculum and teach science, ethics, and spirituality classes during the Summer Institute. 

 Student Leadership

THEA is proud to employ Loyola students as College Mentors & Program Assistants (for the Summer Institute), and College Mentors & THEA Ambassadors (for the THEA Fellowship). Job opportunities are posted (as they become available) in the "News" sections of the THEA and Campus Ministry websites, and on Handshake.