Meet the Scholars

  • Assistant to the President
    Javeriana University Cali

    Joe has a master's degree in agroecology and a doctorate in Latin American studies on the subject of sustainable development. He has worked for several years in social centers in Colombia on local and regional sustainability issues, as well as in workshops and...

  • Graduate Student
    Universidad Iberoamericana Puebla


    María has an undergraduate degree in Environmental Sciences and Sustainable Development. She has worked as a research assistant at the Xabier...

  • 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 Jesuit school. He...

  • 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...

  • Copy Editor


    She has a degree in Linguistics and Hispanic Literature, from the Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla (Mexico); Certified in Editorial Design from the Universidad Iberoamericana Puebla-...

  • 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...