Dr. Brian Hughes
Chair, Associate Professor, Theology and Pastoral Ministry
In 2004, Dr. Brian Hughes joined the University of Saint Mary. He holds a doctorate in systematic theology from Boston College. An engaging and dynamic professor, Dr. Hughes uses a variety of teaching methods and styles from discussion to lecture to group presentations. He also enjoys taking students to undergraduate theology conferences in St. Louis and encouraging honors presentations to the Saint Mary Community.
In 2011, he published his first book, Saving Wisdom: Theology in the Christian University, which explores the role of theology in a modern academic setting. He also publishes works in several Christian journals. He is also an active member of the Newman Association of America and the Catholic Theological Society of America.