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Michael J. Dodds, OP

Professor of Philosophy and Theology

Consortial Faculty
At the GTU since
(510) 849-2030
Degrees and Certifications

STD, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
MDiv, MA in Theology, Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology
BA, MA in Philosophy, St. Albert’s College


Curriculum Vitae

Research and Teaching Interests
  • Philosophical and Theological Anthropology
  • Divine Action
  • Trinity
  • Philosophy of Nature
  • God and Suffering
  • Theology and Science; God in Science and Religion
Selected Publications
  • Philosophical Anthropology. Western Dominican Province, 2014.
  • Unlocking Divine Action: Contemporary Science and Thomas Aquinas. Catholic University of America Press, 2012.
  • The Philosophy of Nature, Oakland, CA: Western Dominican Province, 2010.
  • The Unchanging God of Love: Thomas Aquinas and Contemporary Theology on Divine Immutability. Second Edition. Catholic University of America Press, 2008.
  • Happily Ever After Begins Here and Now: Living the Beatitudes Today, Bill Dodds and Michael J. Dodds, OP, (Chicago: Loyola Press, 1997).

  • "Hylomorphism and Human Wholeness: Perspectives on the Mind-Brain Problem." Theology and Science, 2009.