John Waldmeir, Ph.D.
Professor of Religious Studies
563.588.7966 | John.Waldmeir@loras.edu
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Loras College, 1997
B.A., Kalamazoo College, 1982
M.A., The University of Chicago, 1984
Ph.D., The University of Chicago Divinity School, 1991


Dr. Waldmeir teaches courses on religion and culture, sacred scripture, and world religions. A member of the Loras faculty for sixteen years, he has published four books, most recently Cathedrals of Bone, The Role of the Body in Contemporary Catholic Literature. A fifth book on the contemporary Catholic Church in Ireland, is forthcoming. He has held the annual John Cardinal O’Connor Chair for Catholic Studies twice at Loras, and recently won the Cardinal Newman Award for outstanding campus teaching and leadership.

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