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Dr. Roger Haight

Roger Haight

Director of the Ph.D. Program


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Professor Roger Haight is a native of New Jersey. He received the B.A. (1960) and the M.A. in Philosophy (1961) from Berchmans College, Cebu City, Philippines; the S.T.B. from Woodstock College, Maryland (1967); the M.A. in Theology (1969) and the Ph.D. in Theology (1973) from the University of Chicago; and the S.T.L. from the Jesuit School of Theology at Chicago (1981). His Ph.D. thesis was on Roman Catholic Modernism at the turn of the twentieth century. He taught successively at four Jesuit graduate schools of theology in Manila, Chicago, Toronto, and Cambridge, MA. He has also been a visiting professor in Lima, Nairobi, Paris, and Pune.

Dr. Haight's attention to fundamental issues in doctrinal theology is reflected in his books on: the nature of theology as a discipline, christology, ecclesiology, grace, liberation theology, and spirituality.

Dr. Haight was the recipient of the Alumnus of the Year award from the Divinity School of the University of Chicago in 2006. He is a Past President of the Catholic Theological Society of America. Dr. Haight is a member of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits).


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