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FACULTY MEMBERS

The faculty at Saint Joseph Seminary College is diverse and talented. Professors are members of the monastic community at Saint Joseph Abbey, priests, other religious, and laypersons.

All faculty members are dedicated to the mission of the Seminary College and to helping students achieve their academic and spiritual potentials.

A list of faculty teaching in regular and distance learning programs and of emeritus faculty is below. Please also look through our web pages on Faculty Activities, Endowments, and Faculty Profiles to learn more about the faculty and its commitment to excellence.

Faculty

DAVID ARBO
B.S., M.S., Washington University, St. Louis

EPHREM ARCEMENT, O.S.B. (Rev.)
B.A., Saint Joseph Seminary College;
M.A., Regent University;
M.A.Th., Notre Dame Seminary;
Ph.D., The Catholic University of America

GEOFFREY BAIN
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Louisiana State University;
M.A., University of Kentucky;
M.A., Notre Dame Seminary

MICHAEL BAROCCO
B.A., Saint Joseph Seminary College; M.Ed., University of New Orleans

JOSETTE O. BEAULIEU-GRACE
B.A., Anna Maria College;
M.A., Universite de Montreal, Canada

DANIEL BURNS
B.A., Saint Joseph Seminary College;
M.A.Th., Notre Dame Seminary;
Ph.D., Loyola University, Chicago

ROBERT CALMES
B.S., Louisiana State University;
M.A., North Carolina State University

MATTHEW R. CLARK, O.S.B. (Rev.)
B.A., Saint Joseph Seminary College;
M.A.Th., Notre Dame Seminary

JONATHAN DEFRANGE, O.S.B. (Rev.)
B.A., University of Dallas;
M.T.S., Notre Dame Seminary;
M.A., Louisiana State University;
Ph.D., The Catholic University of America

CASEY EDLER
B.A., Saint Joseph Seminary College;
M.A., Louisiana State University;
Ph.D. Candidate, University of St. Thomas, Houston

WILLIAM J. FARGE, S.J. (Rev.)
B.A., Loyola University, New Orleans;
M.A., S.T.L., Sophia University, Tokyo;
M.A., Ph.D., Indiana University

AUGUSTINE E. FOLEY, O.S.B. (Rev.)
B.A., Saint Joseph Seminary College;
M.T.S., Notre Dame Seminary;
M.A., Catholic University of America;
S.T.B., M.A.Th., Katholieke Universite it Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

BENJAMIN FREDERICK
B.M.Ed., University of Louisiana at Lafayette;
M.M.Ed., University of Texas at Austin

THOMAS L. GWOZDZ, S.D.B. (Rev.), Malachy Burns Professor of Philosophy
B.A., Don Bosco College;
M.A.Th., Pontifical College Josephinum;
M.A. (Philosophy), M.A. (Spirituality), Ph.D., Fordham University

CORY HAYES
B.A., Saint Joseph Seminary College;
M.A., Notre Dame Seminary;
Ph.D., Duquesne University

JOHN E. HEBERT, Professor Emeritus
B.A., Saint Joseph Seminary College;
M.A., Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi

DAMIAN HINOJOSA (Rev.)
B.A., University of Saint Thomas;
M.A., Middlebury College;
Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin;
M.Div., Toronto School of Theology

JUDE M. ISRAEL, O.S.B. (Rev.)
B.S., Loyola University;
M.Ed., University of New Orleans;
M.A., St John's University, Collegeville, MN

JEANNE d'ARC KERNION, O.S.B.
B.A., Mount St. Scholastica College, Atchison, KS;
M.A., University of Notre Dame

DIANNA LAURENT
B.A., M.A., Southeastern Louisiana University;
Ph.D., University of Mississippi

JUDE LUPINETTI
B.A., M.A., Ed.S., Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi;
M.Cert., Univeristy of Florida

JOANN MONTALBANO
B.A., Southeastern Louisiana University;
M.L.I.S., Louisiana State University

ANN KEITH NAUMAN, Professor Emerita
B.A., M.A., B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Louisiana State University

ROBERT C. PENICK
B.S., M.B.A., Loyola University of the South;
M.Ed., Our Lady of Holy Cross College;
M.S., Ph.D., University of New Orleans

JOHN REILLY
B.A., General Studies University of New Orleans;
Certified Trainer with American Council of Exercise (ACE)

JOSHUA J. RODRIGUE (Rev.)
B.A., Saint Joseph Seminary College;
B.S.T., Pontifical Gregorian University;
S.T.L., Pontifical Athenaeum of Sant Anselmo

DAVID K. SEID, O.P. (Rev.)
B.A., Mississippi State University;
M.A. (Counseling Psychology), University of Notre Dame;
M.Div., Aquinas Institute of Theology;
M.A. (Systematic Theology), Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology

ELIZABETH P. SIMMONS
B.A., Saint Andrews Presbyterian College;
M.A., University of North Florida

JULIE STRONGSON-ALDAPE
B.A., State University of New York at Oswego;
M.A., Ph.D., University of Maryland

GREGORY WILLIAMS
B.A., Emory University;
M.A., Tulane University

JONATHAN WALLIS, S.T.L (Rev.)
B.M.Ed., Texas Christian University;
M.Div., M.A., Oblate School of Theology;
S.T.L., Pontifical Gregorian University

BONNIE B. WOOD
B.A., University of Florida;
M.L.S., Louisiana State University


Academic Divisions

LANGUAGE, LITERATURE, AND FINE ARTS
Chair: Calmes
English Language Skills: Beaulieu-Grace, Laurent, Lupinetti, Strongson-Aldape
Information Literacy: Montalbano, Wood
Fine Arts and Music: Copeland, Frederick
Foreign Language: Hinojosa, Williams
Literature: Bain, Calmes, Kernion

PHILOSOPHY AND THEOLOGICAL STUDIES
Chair: Edler
Philosophy: Bain, Edler, Foley, Gwozdz, Hayes, McNeill
Theological Studies: Arcement, Burns, Clark, Farge, Israel, Rodrigue

SOCIAL, BEHAVIORAL, AND NATURAL SCIENCES
Chair: Seid
Behavioral Science (Psychology): Barocco, Seid
Social Science (History): DeFrange, Hinojosa, Simmons
Mathematics: Penick
Natural Science: Arbo