Joseph Mudd, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Religious Studies; Director, Catholic Studies; Co-Director, Francis Youth Institute for Theology and Leadership

Joseph Mudd is Associate Professor of Religious Studies. Joe holds a Ph.D. from Boston College and a Masters of Divinity from Harvard University. A native of Montana, he received a B.A. in Religious Studies from The University of Montana where he also...

Dr. Joe Mudd

Contact Information

  • Humanities Building, Room 301
  • Fall 2018
    Tuesday: 11 am - 2 pm in HUB 301
    Thursday: 11 am - 2 pm in HUB 301
    Friday: 9 -11 am in Catholic Studies House

  • 509-313-6799

Education & Curriculum Vitae

Ph.D., Boston College

M.Div., Harvard University

B.A., Religious Studies, University of Montana


Joseph Mudd is Associate Professor of Religious Studies. Joe holds a Ph.D. from Boston College and a Masters of Divinity from Harvard University. A native of Montana, he received a B.A. in Religious Studies from The University of Montana where he also worked in campus ministry. His area of expertise is systematic theology with an emphasis in sacramental/liturgical theology. Joe is the author of "Eucharist as Meaning: Critical Metaphysics and Contemporary Eucharistic Theology" (Liturgical Press, 2014). Other areas of interest include the philosophy and theology of Bernard Lonergran, S.J., Thomas Aquinas, political and liberation theologies, and Christian spirituality. Before coming to Gonzaga Joe taught at Boston College, The College of the Holy Cross (Worcester, MA) and Sacred Heart University (Fairfield, CT). Joe also co-directs the graduate program in Religious Studies and the Francis Youth Institute.