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Daniel J. Finucane, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Systematic Theology
Theological Studies

Office Hours

M, T: 11-11:45 a.m.

Courses Taught

Theological Foundations, The Church: Yesterday & Today, Marriage & Christian Vocation, The Church


Ph.D. in Historical Theology, Saint Louis University, 1993
M.A. in Religious Studies, Saint Louis University, 1983
B.A. in Mathematics, Washington University, 1974

Research Interests

  • Ecclesiology
  • Sensus Fidelium
  • Fundamental Theology
  • Science and Religion

Honors and Awards

  • 2001 Nancy McNeir Ring Outstanding Faculty Award
  • Alpha Sigma Nu
  • SLU 2001 Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity (SLU)
  • Excellence in Teaching Award 2006, Saint Louis University
  • Ernest A. Calloway, Jr. Excellence in Teaching Award 2007
  • Helen I. Mandeville Award for Excellence in Teaching in the Humanities, College of Arts & Sciences, SLU, 2007
  • Student Government Association Faculty Excellence Award, SLU, 2009
  • Housing and Residence Life Faculty Appreciation Award, SLU, 2011
  • Student Government Association Faculty Excellence Award, SLU
  • Member, Alpha Sigma Nu, Jesuit Honor Society

Professional Organizations and Associations

Catholic Theological Society of America; College Theology Society; American Academy of Religion; Institute for Theological Encounter with Science and Technology

Community Work and Service

Frequent speaker in local churches and groups