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Thomas Jodziewicz, Ph.D.

Thomas W. Jodziewicz received his Ph.D. in history from the College of William and Mary.  He has served as the Department of History's chairman (1991-2009) and as president of the Texas Catholic History Society (2004-2008, 2012-2014). He initiated the Fides et Ratio faculty conversation on the Catholic intellectual tradition (2006 to the present).


Ph.D., College of William and Mary
M.A., Tufts University
A.B., Providence College

Research Interests

Research interests include American history, and history of the Catholic Church.  

Selected Publications

"Dorthy Day, Peter Maurin, and the American Narrative," in Kevin Schmiesing, ed., Catholicism and Historical Narrative: A Catholic Engagement with Historical Scholarship (New York: Rowman & Littlefield, 2014), 47-72.

"Aisle Encounter between Scranton and Dallas," Pilgrim Journal (February 18, 2015). 

"Adams [and Trilling] at Ease," Explorations: The Twentieth Century, XII (2014), 57-83.

"Just What Does Hippo Have to Do with Philadelphia?" The Way  [Journal of British Jesuits], 51, no. 4 (2012): 7-17.

"Cross Purposes: on the Silent Witness of a Crucifix in a Classroom," Touchstone: A Journal of Mere Christianity, 25, no. 2 (March/April 2012): 16-17.

"Henry Adams: Lost in the Cosmos?" Renascence: Essays on Values in Literature, 63, no. 4 (Summer 2011): 251-272.

"Bishop John England: A Catholic Apologist at the United States Capitol, American Catholic Studies, 121, no. 1 (Spring 2010): 29-50.

"Chartered Corporate Colonies," in Encyclopedia of U.S. Political History, 8 vols. CQ Press, 2010. Vol. 1: 97-102.



 Catholic and American? Lecture at Aquinas College, Nashville, TN, (2015)