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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

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

AIMEE BARRIOS
B.A., Louisiana State University;
M.A., George Mason University;
Ph.D., Tulane University

JOSEPH BASS
B.A., Saint Joseph Seminary College;
M.A.Th., Notre Dame Seminary

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., 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

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

EMMANUEL LABRISE, O.S.B. (Bro.)
B.S., Saint Vincent College;
M.A., Bowling Green State University;
M.A., Notre Dame Seminary

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 E. SCHMIDT
B.A., Loyola University;
M.A.Th., Notre Dame Seminary;
M.A., Our Lady of Holy Cross College;
Ph.D., University of Louisiana

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

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

JAMES F. WOODARD
B.S., McNeese State University;
M.D., Louisiana State University School of Medicine


Academic Divisions

LANGUAGE, LITERATURE, AND FINE ARTS
Chair: Hinojosa
English Language Skills: Barrios, Beaulieu-Grace, Laurent, Lupinetti
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, Hayes
Theological Studies: Arcement, Bass, Berger, Burns, Clark, Farge, Hayes, Israel, Labrise

SOCIAL, BEHAVIORAL, AND NATURAL SCIENCES
Chair: Seid
Behavioral Science (Psychology): Barocco, Schmidt, Seid
Social Science (History): Hinojosa, Lane
Mathematics: Berger
Natural Science: Woodard