Joseph M. Incandela

Faculty Profiles

Joseph Incandela

Joseph M. Incandela

Joyce McMahon Hank Aquinas Chair in Catholic Theology
Religious Studies



PhD, Princeton University
MA, Princeton University
BA, University of Notre Dame

Courses Recently Taught 

  • RLST 240: Catholic social thought
  • RLST 370: Aquinas' search for God

Creative and Scholarly Work 

  • “Seven Lessons Learned from General Education Reform at Saint Mary’s College,” Liberal Education, Vol. 97, No. 2 (2011), 40–47.
  • “Response to ‘Reforming Healthcare Ethics,’” in Medical Ethics at Notre Dame:  The J. Philip Clarke Family Lectures, 1988-1999, Margaret Monahan Hogan and David Solomon, eds. (North Charleston, SC:  BookSurge Publishing, 2008), 231–243.
  • “Similarities and Synergy:  An Augustinian Reading of Aquinas and Wittgenstein,” in Grammar and Grace:  Reformulations of Aquinas and Wittgenstein, Jeffrey Stout and Robert MacSwain, eds. (London:  SCM Press, 2004), 20–54.
  • “Education for Justice:  Stitching a Seamless Garment,” Horizons, 27 (2000), 296–310.
  • “Playing God:  Divine Activity, Human Activity and Christian Ethics,” CrossCurrents, 46 (1996), 59–76.