Professor of Theology, Loyola University Chicago
Crown Center 317
Ph.D. 1988 University of Chicago Divinity School
Dissertation: "The Content and Coherence of Roman Catholic Encyclical Social Teaching 1740-1987"
Advisor: James M. Gustafson
A.M.R.S. 1980 University of Chicago Divinity School
Paper: "Science and Theology in the Thought of David Tracy, Karl Rahner, Peter Berger, and Paul Tillich"
Director: Anne Carr
A.M. 1978 University of Chicago Department of Political Science
Thesis: "The Roman Catholic Immigrant and the Socialist Party in Chicago 1877-79"
Advisors: J. David Greenstone and Ira Katznelson
A.B. 1975 St. Louis University Major: History
Michael is a Professor of Christian Ethics in the Theology Department at Loyola University Chicago. He is also the Co-Director of the International Jesuit Ecology Project which has produced Healing Earth, a free online textbook in environmental science, ethics, spirituality and action. In addition to environmental ethics, Michael teaches and does research in the areas of Roman Catholic social thought, theological and philosophical ethics, and religious ethics and social theory.