Alumni and Friends of Theology

The Department of Theology has been involved in educating Fordham undergraduates since the University’s founding, has offered master’s degrees since 1955, and awarded our first PhD in 1965. Many distinguished scholars have received their PhD from Fordham University, including:

Dr. John Borelli | Special Assistant for Catholic Identity and Dialogue, Georgetown University | Fordham 1976

Dr. John Sexton | Former President of New York University | Fordham 1978

Dr. John Grim | Senior Lecturer and Senior Research Scholar at Yale University | Fordham 1979

Rev. Dr. Anthony Stevens-Arroyo | Professor Emeritus, Brooklyn College | Fordham 1980

Sr. Ilia Delio, PhD | Joseph C. Connelly Endowed Chair in Theology, Villanova University | Fordham 1995

Rev. Dr. Loida I. Martell | Dean and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Lexington Theological Seminary | Fordham 2004

We have many more notable PhD alumni from throughout our department's history. We welcome all Fordham alumni, whether or not they majored in theology, to keep in touch with the department by:

Alumni and friends of Fordham may be interested in attending department-sponsored events, which range from large public lectures and forums to smaller gatherings.

The Department of Theology is an enthusiastic participant in Fordham’s Financial Aid Campaign, and we are grateful for the generosity of the many benefactors who have made possible new faculty positions, graduate and undergraduate scholarships, and other academic opportunities.

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