Assistant Professor
Religious Studies Department
Caroline Hall (CAR) 411
Programs I teach...

School of Arts, Sciences & Business


  • Ph.D., Theology. University of Dayton, 2021.
  • 1. Staatsexamen. University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany, 2014.

Research Interests

  • Catholic Social Activism
  • Catholic Social Teaching and Contemporary Issues
  • Theology of the Laity
  • American Catholicism


  • For the Sake of Labor: Catholic Social Movements and Lay Theology in the United States. Fordham University Press, Forthcoming.


“Specialized Catholic Action in the United States: The case of the Young Christian Workers,” U.S. Catholic Historian 40, no. 4 (Fall 2022): 45-68.

“Unlearning Whiteness: Social Media, Truth-Telling, and Racial Justice,” Pax Romana Journal (2021): 37-47.

“The Power of #Hashtags: Envisioning Solidarity in the Digital Sphere,” Journal of Catholic Social Thought 17, no. 2 (2020): 195-218.

Professional Affiliation and Membership

  • American Academy of Religion
  • Catholic Theological Society of America
  • College Theology Society
  • American Catholic Historical Association