Faculty Peacemakers

Directory of Faculty Peacemakers at Marquette

Listed alphabetically by last name.

Risa Brooks, Associate Professor of Political Science
Research Interests: Non-state militant groups and causes of militancy; relations between state militaries and local societies and political leaders (“civil-military” relations); American foreign policy and international affairs; Middle East politics.

Louise Cainkar, Associate Professor of Social & Cultural Sciences
Research Interests: The sociological study of the Muslim American experience and the Arab American experience; international migration, immigrants, and diasporas; transnational youth.

Sharon Chubbuck, Associate Professor of Educational Policy
Research Interests: Urban African American students' response to forgiveness as a viable means of resisting violence in their context.

Alexandra Crampton, Assistant Professor of Social and Cultural Sciences
Research Interests: Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) through courts and community-based organizations; restorative justice; aging; family court; social intervention through government, nongovernmental organizations, and social entrepreneurship; global aid and humanitarianism; comparative research in Ghana and the United States.

Michael Duffey, Associate Professor of Theology
Research Interests: Peace studies in the theology curriculum, educating Christian communities on nonviolent resistant as an alternative to war, the tension between the military vocation and Christian principles, and creating an interdisciplinary peace studies major.

Sarah Gendron, Associate Professor of French
Research Interests: interest areas will be added soon.

Thomas Hughson, S.J., Associate Professor Emeritus of Theology
Research Interests: Systematic theology (christology, pneumatology, ecclesiology), Bernard Lonergan's interdisciplinary theological specialty of communications (studies on the public sphere, public theology, social Catholicism, social justice, ecumenism, dialogue with the social sciences, ecotheology, Ignatian spirituality).

Daniel Maguire, Associate Professor of Theology
Research Interests: Religious ethics, stressing the biblical peacemaking challenge and the proper use of "the just war theory" as a tool for peacemaking.

Jodi Melamed, Associate Professor of English
Research Interests: Critical race and ethnic studies; social movements; indigenous critical theory and indigenous activism; racial capitalism and neoliberalism; gender, sexuality, and intersectional analysis.

Susan Mountin, Director of Manresa for Faculty
Research Interests: Dorothy Day and the Catholic Worker Movement, racial justice, economic justice, and theology of non-violence.

Irfan Omar, Associate Professor of Theology
Research Interests: Islamic Studies, Inter-religious connections between Islam and other religions, Religions of South Asia, Theologies of Nonviolence and Peacemaking, and Religion in the modern world.

Terrence Rynne, Instructor of Theology
Research Interests: Gandhi's influence on the Catholic Church's evolving teaching on war and peace; peacemaking as the new paradigm for thinking about war and peace -- not pacifism or just war theory; and the impact of Peace Studies on student's career development.

Grant Silva, Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Research Interests: Latin American philosophy; philosophy of race, the ethics of racism and racial justice; citizenship and immigration studies; national, international and even temporal conceptions of justice; social and political philosophy; de-colonial philosophy and modernity; Amerindian philosophical traditions.

Theresa Tobin, Associate Professor of Philosophy
Research Interests: Theoretical and practical ethics; social philosophy; religion, spirituality, and violence; feminist ethics and political theory; feminist epistemologies; gender and sexuality studies.

Margaret Urban Walker, Professor and Donald J. Schuenke Chair of Philosophy
Research Interests: Ethical and political theory; transitional, reparative, and post-conflict justice; moral repair; feminist ethics and gender justice; moral psychology.