James F. Caccamo, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Chair of Theology and Religious Studies
Disciplines Taught: Religious Studies, Theology
Office: Bellarmine 206
Phone: 610-660-1872
Email: jcaccamo@sju.edu
Website: http://www.jimcaccamo.com/


Technology Ethics; Social Ethics


  • B.A., 1990, Grinnell College
  • M.A., 1995, Loyola University Chicago
  • PhD, 2004, Loyola University Chicago. 

Professional Experience

Member of the Society of Christian Ethics (Founding Convener), Technology Ethics Interest Group of the Society of Christian Ethics, the Catholic Theological Society of America, the College Theology Society, the North American Academy of Liturgy.


  • “Apple Avoids ‘Nike Moment’ Despite Asian Sweatshops.” National Catholic Reporter 48/13 (April 13-26, 2012), 18-19.
  • Living Worship: A Multimedia Resource for Students and Leaders [with Todd E. Johnson and Lester Ruth] (Grand Rapids, MI: Brazos Press, 2011).
  • “The Ethics of Branding in the Age of Ubiquitous Media: Insights from Catholic Social Teaching.” Journal of Business Ethics, 90 (2009): 301-313. DOI: 10.1007/s10551-010-0423-3.
  • “The Message on the Media: Seventy Years of Catholic Social Teaching on Social Communication.” Josephinum Journal of Theology 15/ 2 (Summer/Fall 2008): 390-426.
  • “The Listener As Musician: The Importance of the Audience in the Moral Power of Music,” in David C. Robinson, ed., In God’s Grandeur: The Arts and Imagination in Theology. College Theology Society Annual Volume, vol. 52. (Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2007), 59-79.


Ethical use of computing and information technology; Ethics of Media; Liturgy, ritual, and moral formation; Christian ethics and social sciences.

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