Meet the Scholars

  • St. Louis University High School
    St. Louis, MO


    Bill has a B.S. in chemistry from Spring Hill College, Mobile, AL. His master’s, from the University of Missouri St. Louis, is in Secondary Education, with an emphasis in science education....

  • Julie Belandres-Otadoy

    Department of Biology
    University of San Carlos
    Cebu City, Philippines


    Dr. Julie Belandres-Otadoy is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biology at the University of San Carlos (USC)–...

  • Associate Professor
    Department of Biology
    Saint Joseph's University
    Philadelphia, PA

    Rev. John Mark Braverman, S.J., is a Jesuit of the Maryland Province of the Society of Jesus. John grew up in Independence, Ohio, a suburb of Cleveland. John attended Saint Ignatius High School, a...

  • Research Associate and Instructor
    Loyola University Chicago

    PhD student
    Tufts University, Boston


    Brendan Carson earned a BS in Ecology and Anthropology from the University of Michigan in 2008. He taught field-based...

  • Director
    Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection

    Global Ignatian Advocacy Network (GIAN)
    Lusaka, Zambia


    Fr. Leonard Chiti is the director of the Jesuit Center for Theological Reflection and the...

  • PhD Candidate
    New Testament and Early Christianity
    Loyola University Chicago

    Sister Nélida is a PhD candidate at Loyola University Chicago. She is finishing her dissertation under the direction of Fr. Thomas H. Tobin. Her area of interest is Philo of Alexandria and Paul. She studied...

  • Special Assistant to the Vice President
    Office of Mission and Ministry
    Georgetown University

    John Crowley-Buck earned his B.A. in Theology and English from Boston College in 2005. He then moved to Machala, Ecuador to teach English from 2005 to 2006. He returned to the U.S. in 2006 and enrolled in...

  • Jo Beth D'Agastino, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor
    Institute of Environmental Sustainability

    Associate Provost for Curriculum Development
    Loyola University Chicago


    Dr. D’Agostino holds a doctoral degree in biology from the University...

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry,
    Assistant Director of High School Programs, Center for Science and Math Education
    Loyola University Chicago


    Dr. Patrick Daubenmire is the Undergraduate Program Director in the...

  • William French, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor
    Department of Theology
    Loyola University Chicago


    Dr. French graduated from Dickinson College, received his M.Div. degree from Harvard University, and completed his Ph.D. at the University of Chicago.  His...