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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 K. 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

ROBERT BERGER
B.S., Thomas Edison State College;
M.A., The Catholic University of America

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

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

SAMUEL FONTANA (Rev.)
B.A., Ph.L., The Catholic University of America;
M.Div., Mount St. Mary's University;
S.T.B., Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception

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

JENNIFER HEIL
B.A., Louisiana State University;
M.A., Tulane University;
Ph.D., Emory University

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., Professor Ermerita
B.A., Mount St. Scholastica College, Atchison, KS;
M.A., University of Notre Dame

MICHAEL LANE
B.A., Baylor University;
M.A., Louisiana State University

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

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

TIMOTHY SILVA
B.A., University of New Orleans;
M.A., Louisiana State University

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

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

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

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


Academic Divisions

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

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

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