Paul F. Lakeland, PhD, Begins Term as President of Catholic Theological Society of America

Paul F. Lakeland, PhD, Begins Term as President of Catholic Theological Society of America

Author and theologian Paul F. Lakeland, PhD, became the president of the Catholic Theological Society of America (CTSA) in June. Dr. Lakeland is the Aloysius P. Kelley, S.J., Chair of Catholic Studies and the director of the Center for Catholic Studies at Fairfield University. He teaches courses on ecclesiology, religion and culture, and religion and literature. He is also a regular contributor to the Catholic journal Commonweal. An author of numerous scholarly articles and 10 books, his most recent, The Wounded Angel (Liturgical Press 2017) was awarded the 2017 Best Book Published in Theology, by the College Theology Society. Dr. Lakeland has also been a recipient of several Catholic Press Association awards, earning Best Book in Theology for his work, The Liberation of the Laity. He received Fairfield University’s Robert E. Wall Faculty Research Award for the 2015-16 academic year.