Loyola University Chicago

Department of Theology

Dissertations by Graduates


Sara Wilhelm Garbers, 2022

  • Dissertation: â€˜Dangerous Memories’: Sexual Violence and Trauma - Towards a Feminist Political Theological Ethics of Memory
  • Placement: Senior Associate Minister at Meetinghouse Church

Jacob Torbeck, 2022

  • Dissertation: Turn Not Thine Eyes: Holy Faces and Saving Gazes in Mystical and Liberation Theologies
  • Placement: Lilly Fellow and Lecturer in Philosophy and Theology

Yale Park, 2022

  • Dissertation: Imagining An Eco-theology for Korean American Presbyterian Churches
  • Placement: Associate Pastor at Huntsville Korean Presbyterian Church

Paul Adaja, 2021

  • Dissertation: The Genre of a meal: The Prototypical Instantiation of the Lord's Supper in 1 Corinthians 11:17-34
  • Placement: Teaching Assistant at Loyola University Chicago, Priest at Catholic Diocese of Ekiti

Jonathan Hatter, 2021

  • Dissertation: Slavery, the Enslaved, and the Gospel of Matthew: A Narrative, Social-Scientific Study
  • Placement: Graduate Instructor at Loyola University Chicago, Associate Minister at Lakeshore Christian Church

Gabriel (Jay) Catanus, 2021

  • Dissertation: Uncovering a Filipino American Christian Ethics (FACE)
  • Placement: Lead Pastor at Garden City Covenant Church, Director of the Filipino American Ministry Initiative and Affiliate Assistant Professor of Theology and Ethic at Fuller Theological Seminary