Graduate Theological Union

Thomas Massaro, SJ

Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University
Dean and Professor of Moral Theology

At GTU since 2012

S.T.L. Weston Jesuit School of Theology, 2007
Ph.D., Emory University, 1997
M.Div., Weston School of Theology, 1992
Ma.Hum., Fordham University, 1987
B.A., Amherst College, 1982

Phone: 510/549-5040

Current Research and Teaching Interests

  • Catholic social thought
  • Religion and politics
  • Ethics of globalization
  • History of christian political thought
  • Sociology of religion
  • Theories of justice

Selected Publications

  • “Ethics Appropriate for an Empire: A Question Whose Time Has Come,” Political Theology vol. 10, no. 3 (July 2009): 497-512.
  • “United States Welfare Policy in the New Millennium: Catholic Perspectives on What American Society Has Learned About Low-Income Families,” Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics vol. 23, no. 2 (fall 2003): 87-118.