Associated Scholars

Fellow for Aesthetics and Metaphysics

Mark Spencer

University of St. Thomas (MN)
Associate Professor of Philosophy

Spencer is a philosopher specializing in metaphysics, phenomenology, and aesthetics.





Associated Scholars

Rev. James Brent, O.P.

Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception
Assistant Professor of Philosophy







Martin Cajthaml

Palacký University Olomouc, Czech Republic
Associate Professor

Cajthaml is a philosopher specializing in phenomenology with competency in classical greek philosophy.



Peter J. Colosi

Salve Regina University
Associate Professor

Peter J. Colosi is associate professor of philosophy at Salve Regina University in Newport, Rhode Island.




Maria Fedoryka, PhD

Ave Maria University
Associate Professor

Maria Fedoryka specializes in the philosophy of love, dealing with issues spanning from the centrality of love to the divine being, to its role at the center of creation, to its meaning for marriage, family, and sexuality.

Rebekah Ann Lamb

University of St. Andrews, School of Divinity
Lecturer in Theology, Imagination and the Arts

Dr Lamb works and teaches on intersections between theology and the arts, with a special emphasis on Victorian and Modernist literature and art. She is particularly interested in the intersections between aesthetics, religious experience and formation.

Robert McNamara

Franciscan University of Steubenville
Visiting Assistant Professor

Dr. McNamara is a philosophy, theology, physics, and applied sciences graduate, with a research focus on metaphysics and personalism, the thought of Edith Stein and Thomas Aquinas (Thomism).


Jonathan J. Sanford

University of Dallas
Provost & Professor of Philosophy

Provost at the University of Dallas, Dr. Sanford is also on the Executive Committee of the ACPA, a Fellow of the Dallas Institute for Humanities and Culture, and serves on the boards of the Hildebrand Project, the Fellowship of Catholic Scholars, and the Dallas Chapter of Legatus.

Elizabeth C. Shaw, Ph.D.

Catholic University of America
Assistant Director, Special Academic Programs, Ciocca Center for Principled Entrepreneurship; Lecturer, School of Philosophy

Elizabeth Shaw teaches in the School of Philosophy & is assistant director for special academic programs in the Ciocca Center for Principled Entrepreneurship at CUA.

DT Sheffler

Georgetown College
Part Time Faculty of Philosophy

DT Sheffler is a philosopher who specializes in the history of the concept of the person, especially focusing on its background in ancient philosophy and early Christian thought with a view to the way this concept has been taken up in 20th c. Christian personalism.

Hrvoje Vargić

John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin
Doctoral Student

Hrvoje Vargić is a lover of wisdom trying to go back to things (and persons) in themselves.




Maria Wolter

Franciscan University, Austria Program
Instructor of Philosophy

Professor Wolter works in the areas of phenomenology, axiology, personalist philosophy, and ethics. Her research has also focused on the philosophy of Dietrich von Hildebrand, Karol Wojtyla, and John Henry Newman, as well as bio-ethics.

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