Dr. Jon Kirwan Dr. Jon Kirwan Director of Graduate Programs; Associate Professor of Theology; Director of the EDD program; Fellow of the Core



  • Doctor of Philosophy - Theology - Oxford (2014)
  • Master of Arts - Theology - Loyola Marymount University (2010)
  • Master of Education - Education - University of Massachusetts Boston (2003)
  • Bachelor of Arts - History - Gordon College (1995)

Faculty Excellence

Excellence in teaching is at the heart of our mission at the University of St. Thomas.

Each year, the University of St. Thomas honors outstanding faculty who exemplify extraordinary dedication and excellence in the areas of teaching, scholarship, and service with the Saint Thomas Aquinas Excellence in Teaching Award, the Saint Edith Stein Excellence in Research Award, the Joseph M. McFadden Excellence in Service Award, and the Teach Online Awards to Spur Transformation (TOAST).

We proudly recognize and celebrate our faculty’s achievements!

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