Donald I. MacLean, S.J. Chair
Saint Joseph's University
Description of the Chair
The Jesuit Chair in the College of Arts and Sciences is named in honor of Donald I. MacLean, S.J., former president of Saint Joseph's. Members of the Society of Jesus who are accomplished teachers and scholars in the arts and sciences are eligible to apply for the position. The establishment of this chair is meant to emphasize that the University's Jesuit identity is inseparable from the finest teaching, scholarship, and collegial discourse.
Current Chair Holder
Rev. Aquiline Tarimo, S.J.
Rev. Aquiline Tarimo, S.J. is the Donald I. MacLean Chair for the 2013-14 academic year in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies. Fr. Tarimo is Associate Professor of Christian Social Ethics and Principal of Hekima College, Constituent College of the Catholic University of Eastern Africa, Nairobi, Kenya. He will teach Christian Ethics & Human Rights in the Fall 2013 semester.
Fr. Tarimo’s research interests focus on the ethics of human rights, foundations of public values, contemporary theories of justice, ethical methodology and the politics of land rights. He earned his Doctorate of Sacred Theology (S.T.D.) from the Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University, S.T.L. (Theology) at Santa Clara University, B.Th. (Theology) at Catholic University of Eastern Africa and his B.A. (Philosophy) at St. Pierre Canisuis, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo. Fr. Tarimo will present a public lecture in the fall semester. Details will be announced later in the semester.
|Office Room #||Barbelin Room 248|
Former chair holders
|Fall 1999||Rev. Thomas M. McCoog, S.J. (Archivist of the British Province of the Society of Jesus, History)|
|Spring 2000||Bro. Guy Consolmagno, S.J. (Vatican Observatory, Physics)|
|Fall 2000||Rev. Kevin Burke, S.J.(Weston Jesuit School of Theology, Theology)|
|Fall 2000 - Spring 2001||Rev. Jeff Klaiber, S.J. (Catholic University of Peru, History)|
|Fall 2001 - Spring 2003||Rev. Patrick Samway, S.J. (Saint Peter's College, English)|
|Fall 2003||Rev. Dean Brackley, S.J. (University of Central America, Theology)|
|Spring 2004||Rev. Rob Faesen, S.J. (University of Leuven, Theology)|
|Fall 2004 - Spring 2005||Rev. Alvaro Ribeiro, S.J. (Georgetown University, English)|
|Fall 2005||Rev. G. Ronald Murphy, S.J. (Georgetown University, German)|
|Spring 2006||Rev. Stephen Rowntree, S.J. (Loyola University, New Orleans, Philosophy)|
|Fall 2006||Rev. Stephen Fields, S.J. (Georgetown University, Theology)|
|Spring 2007||Rev. Raymond A. Bucko, S.J. (Creighton University, Sociology)|
|Fall 2007||Rev. Richard A. McGowan, S.J. (Boston College, Economics)|
|Spring 2008||Rev. Amedeus Shirima, S.J. (Arrupe College in Harare, Zimbabwe, Philosophy|
||Rev. Thomas Massaro, S.J.
||Rev. Dennis Leder, S.J.
||Rev. Joseph Brown, S.J.
||Rev. Dudley Mendonca, S.J.
|Fall, 2010||Rev. Bruce Morrill, S.J. (Boston College, Theology)|
||Rev. Jose Badenes, S.J. (Loyola Marymount University, Foreign Languages &Literatures)|
||Rev. John F. Wrynn, S.J. (Saint Peter’s College, History)