Faculty and Staff

On this page you will find profiles and information about the Faculty & Staff at Regis College. The Teaching Faculty & Administrative Staff at Regis College are dedicated to supporting our mission.

Tenured Faculty

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Gordon Rixon, SJ

President-Designate, Regis College
Associate Professor, Systematic Theology

Room 311; ext. 225

gordon.rixon@utoronto.ca

 

Jerry Skira - Regis College

Jaroslav Z. Skira

Inaugural Dean, Regis-St. Michael’s Faculty of Theology
Director, Graduate Degrees; Associate Professor of Historical Theology

Room 302; ext. 258

jerry.skira@utoronto.ca

regis.graduatedirector@utoronto.ca

 

Thomas Worcester, SJ

Professor of Church History

Room 301; ext. 275

thomas.worcester@utoronto.ca

 

Susan K. Wood, SCL

Professor, Systematic Theology

Room 112; ext. 250

susank.wood@utoronto.ca

 

John Berkman

John R.T. Berkman

Professor, Moral Theology

Room 205; ext. 242

john.berkman@utoronto.ca

 

Jonathan Bernier

Assistant Professor
Director, Lonergan Research Institute

Room 210; ext. 240

jonathan.bernier@utoronto.ca

 

Desmond Buhagar S.J. - Regis College

Desmond Buhagar, SJ

Assistant Professor of Psychotherapy and Spiritual Care Education

Room 206; ext. 243

desmond.buhagar@utoronto.ca

 

John Dadosky

John Dadosky

Professor of Theology and Philosophy
Director, Msgr. John Fraser Centre for Practical Theology

Room 304; ext. 262

john.dadosky@utoronto.ca

 

Sr. Gill Goulding

Gill Goulding, CJ

Professor of Systematic Theology 

Room 201; ext. 253

gill.goulding@utoronto.ca

 

Michael Stoeber - Regis College

Michael Stoeber

Professor, Spirituality
Scarboro Missions Chair in Inter-religious Dialogue, Msgr. John Fraser Centre for Practical Theology

Room 319; ext. 255

m.stoeber@utoronto.ca

 

Gerard J. Ryan, SJ

Director, Basic Degree Programs
Assistant Professor of Political Theology

gerard.ryan@utoronto.ca

 

 

 

Sessional Faculty

Geoffrey (Monty) Williams, S.J.

Geoffrey (Monty) Williams, SJ

Adjunct Professor, Ignatian Spirituality

Room 204; ext. 251

monty.williams@me.com

 

Katharine Lochnan

Lecturer, Art History

Room 219; ext. 276

katharine.lochnan@mail.utoronto.ca

 

Michael Knox, SJ

Lecturer

director@martyrs-shrine.com

 

Sean Mulrooney

Sean Mulrooney

Lecturer, Philosophy

Room 316; ext. 269

sean.mulrooney@utoronto.ca

 

Joseph Schner S.J. - Regis College

Joseph Schner, SJ

Professor Emeritus, Psychology & Psychology of Religion

Room 312; ext. 222

joseph.schner@utoronto.ca

 

Gordon Rixon - Regis College

Gordon Rixon, SJ

President-Designate, Regis College
Associate Professor, Systematic Theology

Room 311; ext. 225

gordon.rixon@utoronto.ca

 

Jerry Skira - Regis College

Jaroslav Z. Skira

Inaugural Dean, Regis-St. Michael’s Faculty of Theology
Director, Graduate Degrees; Associate Professor of Historical Theology

Room 302; ext. 258

jerry.skira@utoronto.ca

regis.graduatedirector@utoronto.ca

 

Arnel Aquino

Arnel Aquino

Plant Manager
Room 015; ext. 241
arnel.aquino@utoronto.ca

 

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Riley McGuire

Executive Assistant to the President

Room 303; ext. 229
riley.mcguire@utoronto.ca

Elaine Chu - Regis College

Elaine Chu

Registrar

Room 114; ext. 226

regis.registrar@utoronto.ca

 

Scott Vaincourt

Senior Financial Officer
Room 220; ext. 230
regis.comptroller@utoronto.ca

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Teresa Helik

Chief Librarian

Room 022; ext. 235

teresa.helik@utoronto.ca

 

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Daniel Hauge

Administrative Assistant to the Dean,
Admissions Assistant

Room 111; ext. 227

daniel.hauge@utoronto.ca

Jessica Dineen

Communications Officer

Room 123; ext. 257

regis.communications@utoronto.ca

Candice Park

Library Technician

Room 028, ext. 246
candice.park@utoronto.ca

Updated May 31, 2022

Regis College Faculty Publications: 2020–2022

 

Berkman, John

Articles and chapters in books

“In the Beginning: The Primordial Character of the Problem of Suicide in David Novak’s Scholarship.”  In The Achievement of David Novak: A Catholic-Jewish Dialogue, edited by Matthew Levering and Tom Angier, 90-114. Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock: 2021.

St. Thomas Aquinas on Impairment, Natural Goods, and Human Flourishing,” with Robyn Boere, National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly, 20:2 (Summer 2020).

 

Bernier, Jonathan

Articles and chapters in books

“Re-Visioning Social Values in the Emergence of Ancient Israel.” Method: Journal of Lonergan Studies, New Series 10, no. 2 (2019): 1–20. (published in May 2021)

Books

Rethinking the Dates of the New Testament: The Evidence for Early Composition. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker, 2022.

 

Buhagar, Desmond

Articles

“The Forgiveness Interview Protocol: A Narrative Therapy Writing-Process Model for the Treatment of Moral Injury.” Journal of Religion and Health 60, no. 5 (2021): 3100–3129.

 

Dadosky, John

Articles and chapters in books

“Family and Friendship: The Implicit Ecclesiologies ad extra in Pope Francis’ Fratelli Tutti and the legacy of Vatican II’s Dual Theologies of Church.” Gregorianum 103, no. 3 (June 2022): 519-537.

“God is Interreligious: Honouring the Legacy of Ovey Mohammed, SJ.” Toronto Journal of Theology 38 no. 1 (Spring 2022): 101-112.

“Mediation, Culture, and Religion: Approaching Lonergan’s Method in Theology.” Lonergan Review (Seton Hall University), Jun 2020.

“Searching for Wisdom: Towards a Systematic Integration of Sophiology into Theology.” Philosophy and Theology 32, no. 1 (2020): 3-25.

Book reviews

Merton and Indigenous Wisdom. Edited by Peter Savastano, Merton Annual 33 (2020): 267–690.

Crucified Wisdom: Theological Reflections on Christ and the Bodhisattva. Comparative Theology/Thinking Across Traditions series. By S. Mark Heim, Horizons 47/1 (2020): 168–69.

 

Goulding, Gill

Articles and chapters in books

“Towards a Theological and Synodal Response to the Abuse Crisis.” New Blackfriars 102, no. 1097 (Jan 2021): 96–107.

“Trinity Communion and Otherness.” Ad vitam: The Webzine of Consecrated Life in Canada, Winter 2020, 4–6.

“Adrienne von Speyr – Woman of  Reconciliation.” In Adrienne von Speyr: Una donna nel cuore del Ventesimo secolo, a cura di Jacques Servais, 79-90. Rome: Cantagalli EU Press, 2020.

 

Rixon, Gordon

Articles and chapters in books

“History Illumined by Discernment.” In Intellect, Affect, and God: The Trinity, History, and the Life of Grace: Essays in Honor of Robert M. Doran, S.J., edited by Joseph Ogbonnaya and Gerard Whelan, 262-273. Milwaukee, WI: Marquette University Press, 2021.

Breathing through Cascading Ecologies: The Gift of Hope,” Toronto Journal of Theology 36, no. 1 (2020): 44–53.

Artificial Intelligence as a Theological Challenge,” Toronto Journal of Theology 36, no. 1 (2020): 78–80.

Book reviews

Louis Roy. The Three Dynamisms of Faith, Searching for Meaning, Fulfillment and Truth, Science et Esprit 73, no. 1–2 (2021): 293–296.

Bronwen McShea. Apostles of Empire: The Jesuits and New France, Toronto Journal of Theology 36, no. 1 (2020): 104–105.

 

Ryan, Gerard

Books

Mutual Accompaniment as Faith-filled Living: Recognition of the Vulnerable Other. New York: Palgrave, 2022.

 

Skira, Jerry

Articles and chapters in books

“Patriarch Kirill, the ‘Russian World’ Myth and Genocide.” Public Orthodoxy. Orthodox Christian Studies Center of Fordham University. March 15, 2022. https://publicorthodoxy.org/2022/03/15/patriarch-kirill-russian-world-genocide [Trans. in Ukrainian, Greek, Romanian, Russian, Serbian].

“Les Églises et la guerre en Ukraine.” Revue Relations. May 2022. https://cjf.qc.ca/revue-relations.

“The Ukrainian Churches and Migration in Canada: Re-Imagining History and the Present.” In The Church, Migration and Global (In)Difference, edited by Darren J. Dias, Jaroslav Z. Skira, Michael S. Attridge & Gerard Mannion, 393-415. Pathways for Ecumenical and Interreligious Dialogue. Palgrave Macmillan, 2021.

“Fostering Dialogue and Promoting the Reception of Vatican II Among Ukrainian-Canadians.” In Metropolitan Maxim Hermaniuk, Vatican II and the Ukrainian Greco-Catholic Church, edited by Jaroslav Z. Skira & Peter De Mey, 189-210. Eastern Christian Studies 31. Leuven: Peeters Publishers, 2020.

Translation from French: Gilles Routhier, “Maxim Hermaniuk: A Promoter of Episcopal Collegiality at Vatican II.” Co-translated with D. Dias. In Metropolitan Maxim Hermaniuk, Vatican II and the Ukrainian Greco-Catholic Church, edited by Jaroslav Z. Skira & Peter De Mey, 79-97. Eastern Christian Studies 31. Leuven: Peeters Publishers, 2020.

Translation from Ukrainian: Met. Maxim Hermaniuk, CCsR. “A Commentary on the Decree on the Eastern Christian Churches.” In Metropolitan Maxim Hermaniuk, Vatican II and the Ukrainian Greco-Catholic Church, edited by Jaroslav Z. Skira & Peter De Mey, 211-221. Eastern Christian Studies 31. Leuven: Peeters Publishers, 2020.

Translation from Ukrainian: Atanasij H. Velykyj and Rodion R. Holovac’kyj, “The Participation of Ukrainians in the Second Vatican Council (1959 – 1965).” In Metropolitan Maxim Hermaniuk, Vatican II and the Ukrainian Greco-Catholic Church, edited by Jaroslav Z. Skira & Peter De Mey, 223-235. Eastern Christian Studies 31. Leuven: Peeters Publishers, 2020.

Books

The Church, Migration and Global (In)Difference. Pathways for Ecumenical and Interreligious Dialogue. Edited by Darren J. Dias, Jaroslav Z. Skira, Michael S. Attridge & Gerard Mannion. Palgrave Macmillan, 2021. 418pp.

Metropolitan Maxim Hermaniuk, Vatican II and the Ukrainian Greco-Catholic Church. Edited by Jaroslav Z. Skira & Peter De Mey (with “Foreword”). Eastern Christian Studies 31. Leuven: Peeters Publishers, 2020.

 

Stoeber, Michael

Articles and chapters in books

“Kuṇḍalinī Yoga in the Spirituality of Swami Vivekananda and in Modern Yoga Typologies.” In Vivekananda: His Life, Legacy, and Liberative Ethics, edited by Rita Sharma, 29-44. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield’s Lexington Press, 2021.

“Christianity: Classical, Modern and Postmodern Forms of Contemplation,” with JaeGil Lee, in Routledge Handbook of Yoga and Meditation Studies, edited by Karen O-Brien-Kop and Suzanne Newcombe, 241-254. New York: Routledge, 2021.

“Indigenous and Roman Catholic Canonizations of Nicholas Black Elk: Postcolonial Issues and Implications of Black Elk Speaks.” Theological Studies 81, no. 3 (2020): 605–630.

 

Wood, Susan

Articles and chapters in books

“The Prophetic Ministry to the Word.” In Priestly Ministry and the People of God: Hopes and Horizons, edited by Richard R. Gaillardetz, Thomas H. Groome, and Richard Lenan, 177-184. New York: Orbis Press, 2022.

“Editorial: Fresh Challenges and Possibilities in Lutheran-Roman Catholic Ecumenical Relations.” Ecclesiology 17, no. 3 (2021): 318-314.

“Assessing Artificial Intelligence,” Toronto Journal of Theology 36, no. 1 (2020): 87–89.

“Questioning Authority Examined through the Lens of Receptive Ecumenism” Anglican Theological Review 102, no. 4 (2020): 607–614.

“Baptism.” In Oxford Handbook of Ecumenical Studies, edited by Paul McPartlan. Oxford University Press, published online Mar 2017; hard copy, 2020.

“Eucharistic Sacrifice in Ecumenical Dialogue,” in Ecclesia semper reformanda: Renewal and Reform Beyond Polemics, edited by P. De Mey and W. François, 237-252. Series: Bibliotheca Ephemeridum Theologicarum Lovaniensium, 306. Leuven: Peeters, 2020.

 

Worcester, Thomas

Book reviews

A Companion to the Early Modern Cardinal, edited by Mary Hollingsworth, Miles Pattenden, and Arnold Witte. Church History 90, no. 2 (June 2021): 455.

Between Popes, Inquisitors, and Princes: How the First Jesuits Negotiated Religious Crisis in Early Modern Italy, by Jessica M. Dalton. Renaissance Quarterly 74, no. 4 (2021): 1370–71.

Ineke Cornet, The Arnhem Mystical Sermons: Preaching Liturgical Mysticism in the Context of Catholic Reform (Leiden, 2019), in Renaissance Quarterly 73 (2020): 1429–31.

Paul Grendler, Jesuit Schools and Universities in Europe, 1548-1773 (Leiden, 2019), in Journal of Jesuit Studies 7 (2020): 661–63.