Faculty & Staff
Robert T. O'Gorman, Ph.D.
Title: Graduate Program Director, Master of Divinity
Office #: Lewis Towers 640 Water Tower Campus
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Ph.D. University of Notre Dame
Dr. O'Gorman has been a professor in IPS for 20 years (since 1989). He was the founding Graduate Program Director of the MDiv. degree and served as field education director until 2006. He has taught religious education courses as well as courses such as Introduction to Theology and Ministry, Church and Mission and Liturgy and Sacraments.
Bob lives in Nashville, Tennessee with his wife Mary Lou who is the Director of Pastoral Care at St. Thomas Hospital there. He has commuted to Chicago each week since 1989. They have three adult children: Daniel, John and Timothy. They have three granddaughters Lucy, Edie and Alice.
His academic interests include:
U. S church history
University Activities: Courses taught include:
Social Justice and East Africa (An immersion course)
Introduction to Theology and Ministry
Traditions of Religious Education
Church as Small Community
Catholic Identity and Catholic Education Grassroots Theologizing
Religious Education as Theological Reflection
- The Complete Idiot's Guide to Understanding Catholicism, third edition coauthored with Mary Faulkner, (August 2006) Alpha Books, New York
- Social Work and Divinity, Binghamton, NY, Haworth Press, 2005; simultaneously co-published as Journal of Religion and Spirituality in Social Work: Social Thought, Volume 24, Numbers 1/2 2005. Co-editorship with Daniel Lee and one chapter, “Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) and the professional identity of the dual degrees student.” Pp. 125-137.
- Journal of Training and Supervision in Ministry Co-editorship on Volume 28 (Spring 2005) Theories of Supervision