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Catholic University experts are available to comment on a wide range of subjects, and offer analysis on current events.

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  • November 21, 2014

    Art Chair on Donatello Exhibition

    Nora Heimann, chair and associate professor of art, was quoted in a Washington Post story on a Donatello exhibition heading to New York.

  • November 19, 2014

    What do Liturgical Colors Mean?

    Rev. Michael Witczak, associate professor of liturgical studies, was interviewed for a story in the Arlington Catholic Herald on liturgical colors.

  • November 19, 2014

    An Artful Mother

    Very Rev. Mark Morozowich, interim provost, was quoted in a story on the upcoming Picturing Mary exhibit at the National Museum of Women in the Arts.

  • November 17, 2014

    Pope Attending World Meeting of Families

    John Grabowski, associate professor of theology, was interviewed for a story on the Pope's upcoming visit to the U.S. for the World Meeting of Families.

  • November 17, 2014

    Pope to Visit U.S.

    John Grabowski, associate professor of theology, was interviewed for a WJLA-ABC7 story on the Pope's upcoming trip to the U.S.

  • November 17, 2014

    On Marriage and Temple Desecration

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor of theology, published an article on marriage in First Things.

  • November 17, 2014

    Brain on Architecture

    Julio Bermudez, associate profesor of architecture, was quoted in an Atlantic article on the measurable affects of architecture on the brain.

  • November 13, 2014

    Professor Named Pryzbyla Endowed Chair

    Brian Engelland, associate dean and professor of marketing in the School of Business and Economics and professor of marketing, has been named the first-ever Edward J. Pryzbyla Chair of Business and Economics.

  • November 13, 2014

    Midterm Elections

    Matthew Green, associate professor of politics, was quoted in an op-ed in the Pekin Daily Times on the midterm election. See below

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Enrique Pumar

Enrique S. Pumar, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Department Chair

International Migration, Latinos / Hispanics in the U.S., Higher Education, Latin America and Cuba, Urban Crime 

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Christianity and Politics: A Brief Guide to the History

Christianity and Politics: A Brief Guide to the History

Chad Pecknold

In this brief guide to the history of Christianity and politics, Pecknold shows how early Christianity reshaped the Western political imagination with its new theological claims about eschatological time, participation, and communion with God and neighbor.

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