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Paluse Lecture Series at DU Focuses on Catholic Social Thought Across Disciplines

Four Duquesne University faculty members will present papers at the Center for the Study of Catholic Social Thought’s second annual Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Catholic Social Thought.

The lecture series will be on Wednesday, Sept. 29, at 3 p.m. in the Duquesne Room of the Duquesne Union.

This year’s Paluse Award recipients, who are contributing to the study of Catholic social thought from the perspective of their own disciplines, are:

  • Dr. William E. Adams, Department of Psychology
    The Coalescence of Christian Contemplative Prayer and Ecological Justice Work
  • Dr. Jocelyn Gregoire, C.S.Sp., School of Education
    Examination of the Impact of the Roman Catholic Church on the Individual and Collective Racial-Cultural Identity Development of Mauritian Code
  • Dr. Kathleen Glenister Roberts, Department of Communication and Rhetorical Studies
    Cosmopolitan Alternatives in Catholic Social Thought
  • Dr. Daniel P. Scheid, Department of Theology
    Care of Creation as Our Cosmic Common Good

Funded from an endowment by the late Paluse, the Fr. Richard V. Paluse Mission-Related Research Awards are granted in support of fostering study and research on social issues consistent with the ethos of Catholic social thought from various academic disciplines. Up to four $5,000 awards are given annually.

For more information about the award or the event, contact Dr. Ma. Christina Astorga, director of the Center for the Study of Catholic Social Thought, at 412.396.1595 or email her at astorgac@duq.edu.

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