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Matthew Baugh, S.J.

Academic Program Director
Catholic Studies


B.A., Duke University, 2001
M.Phil., Oxford University, 2004
J.D., Yale Law School, 2007
D.Phil., Oxford University, 2011

Publications and Media Placements

“Oscar Romero, Pope Francis, and Social Friendship: A Response to Professor Rubén Rosario-Rodríguez,” Scholars in Our Midst, Saint Louis University (Oct 2020)

“American Culture and Ignatian Spirituality: Appropriations of the Aphorism ‘Finding God in All Things’,” Faber Symposium in Advanced Jesuit Studies, Chicago (Jun 2017)

“The League’s Long Shadow: American Constitutionalism and the International Delegation Dilemma,”Southern Political Science Association Annual Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico (Jan 2016)

“The Object and Work of Love according to Kierkegaard,” Society of Christian Philosophers Midwest Regional Conference (Mar 2015)

“Checks and Balances and the Delegation Dilemma,” Research Symposium, Campion Hall, Oxford University (Nov 2010)

“Supra-State Governance and the Federalist Tradition,” Transnational Law Colloquium, Georgetown University Center for Transnational Legal Studies, London, UK (Mar 2010)

“America as a Revolutionary State: The Roots of Modern ‘Sovereigntism’ in the Ideas of 1776,” The U.S. and Global Human Rights Conference, Rothermere American Institute, Oxford University (Nov 2004)

“International Order and Empire,” 30 YALE J. INT’L LAW 319 (2005) (review of Anne-Marie Slaughter, A New World Order, Princeton University Press: Princeton, 2004)

Honors and Awards

  • Rhodes Scholar (2001-2004)
  • Marshall Scholar (2001, declined)
  • Truman Scholar (2000)
  • Clarendon Scholar (2006): awarded by Oxford University Press
  • Dasturzada Dr Jal Pavry Thesis Prize (2004), Oxford University
  • A.B. Duke Scholar (1997-2001): full-tuition merit scholarship to Duke University