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Institute for Catholic Thought and Culture

Staff

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Catherine Punsalan-Manlimos, PhD | Director

PhD Systematic Theology, University of Notre Dame
MA, Theological Studies, Ateneo de Manlina University
BS, Physics, Ateneo de Manlina University

Director

Phone: 206-296-5316

Building/Room: LEML 659

Dr. Punsalan-Manlimos is an Associate Professor of Theology and Religious Studies and The Malcolm and Mari Stamper Endowed Chair in Catholic Intellectual and Cultural Traditions. She specializes in liberation theology, Christian anthropology and the intersection of science and religion. 

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Pat Howell, SJ

B.S., Gonzaga University
MA, Boston College, Gregorian University in Rome
D.Min., Pastoral Theology, The Catholic University of America

Distinguished Professor in Residence

Phone: 206-296-6346

Building/Room: LEML 659

Fr. Howell has taught pastoral theology at Seattle University since 1985 and has been keenly involved with the formation of lay ecclesial ministers for the Catholic Church and ministers in 10 Protestant denominations. He has served as Dean of the School of Theology and Ministry, Vice President for Mission and most recently Rector of the Jesuit Community. 

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Lucas Sharma, S.J.

MA, Sociology, Loyola University Chicago
MA, Philosophy, Fordham University

Research Fellow

Building/Room: LEML659

Mr. Lucas Sharma, S.J. is a Lecturer in the Department of Anthropology, Sociology, and Social Work. He researches the relationship between contemporary American Catholic identity and the institutional Roman Catholic Church. As a Research Fellow for the Institute for Catholic Thought and Culture, he assists in a variety of projects connecting the Catholic intellectual tradition, Ignatian spirituality, and social science. Mr. Sharma is a Jesuit-in-Formation training to be a priest in the Jesuits West Province of the Society of Jesus.

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Jessica Palmer, MA

MA, Transformational Leadership, Seattle University
MA, Interdisciplinary Humanities, California State University
BFA, Central Washington University

Program Coordinator

Phone: 206-220-8270

Building/Room: LEMX 659