Christopher Baglow, PhD

About Christopher Baglow, PhD

Dr. Baglow has been an educator for 17 years, including two years at Hannah High School (Meraux, LA) and three years at Rummel High School (Metairie, LA), where he was also Campus Minister and Retreat Director, and where he was named Teacher of the Year and Campus Minister by the Class of 1998. He has taught theology for 13 years, including three years as a Junior Professor at Saint Joseph Seminary College in Covington, Louisiana, where he also served as Assistant Dean of Students, Director of Apostolic Formation, and the Chair of the Division of Philosophy and Theological Studies. During his time there, he founded and directed the first two Abbey Youth Festivals and founded the New Evangelization Society.

In March 2003, Dr. Baglow became the first appointee to the Sue Ellen M. Canizaro Chair in Catholic Theology at Our Lady of Holy Cross College in New Orleans, where he served for six years as Chair of the Department of Theology. In July 2009, Dr. Baglow began a full-time position at Notre Dame Seminary, where he now serves as Professor of Theology and Director of the Master of Arts Program in Theological Studies for lay students.

Dr. Baglow’s first book, Modus et Forma: A New Approach to the Exegesis of Saint Thomas Aquinas, was published in the Analecta Biblica Series of the Pontifical Biblical Institute in Rome in 2002. In addition, he has published several articles on the thought of St. Thomas Aquinas. His most recent book on faith and science entitled Faith, Science, Reason: Theology on the Cutting Edge was published by Midwest Theological Forum in January 2010.

Dr. Baglow currently lives in Covington, LA with his wife Christine, their daughter Margaret, and their sons John and Peter George.

BA (Theology) Franciscan University of Steubenville, Steubenville, OH
MA (Theology) University of Dallas, Irving, TX
PhD (Theology) Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA

Area of Teaching Specialization: Theology
Course Level: Graduate