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David Suwalsky, S.J.

Department Chair
Theological Studies

We must restore hope to young people, help the old, be open to the future, spread love. Be poor among the poor. We need to include the excluded and preach peace.

- Pope Francis


Ph.D. in American Studies, Saint Louis University, 2010
Th.M. in American Religious Experience, Harvard University, 1995
M.Div., Boston College, 1994
M.A. in History, Saint Louis University, 1989

Research Interests

American religious experience; Jesuit history; Antebellum U.S. history; Slaveholding and racial segregation in the United States