Jim McGill, M.A.

Janice Kay Peterson Professor of Applied Ministry

Jim McGill, Peterson Professor of Applied Ministry, engages and guides adult learners in scriptural and pastoral study as they journey in faith.

Jim McGill

Education

M.A., Theology, St. Patrick's Seminary, Menlo Park, CA
B.A., Philosophy, The Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C.

Academic Appointments

University of Dallas

Instructor, Catholic Biblical School, School of Ministry, 2007-present

Greco Institute

Instructor of Theology and Sacred Scripture, 1989-2007

Administrative & Pastoral Experience

"Respecting the life experience and knowledge that adult learners have acquired is crucial to my approach to faith formation at the Neuhoff School of Ministry. Our students bring their rich experiences to the important biblical and historical questions we discuss in class." 

-Professor McGill

Seven Dolors Catholic Church
Director of Adult Religious Education, 1985-1989 

Diocese of Salina
Associate Director of RENEW, 1985-1988

Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church
Director of Adult Religious Education, 1980-1985

Memberships

  • Associate Member of the Catholic Biblical Association
  • Member of the Society of Biblical Literature
  • Member of the National Association for Lay Ministry

Curriculum Vitae 

News

Our Kids at Heart: The Evangelizing Power of Catholic Education

"You bring me a letter of acceptance to a Catholic school for your child, and I promise your child will attend Catholic school." This is the promise Father Mark Hamlet, BA '68 MBA '70, makes to his congregation at every Mass. The pastor of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Austin, Hamlet has spent much of his ministry advocating for Catholic school education through his nonprofit foundation, Our Kids at Heart.

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Junior Computer Science Major Interns at Google

This past summer, Yeabkal Wubshit, BA '20, earned the internship that every computer science major dreams of: a position at Google -- and spent the summer working on infrastructures for Google Service Accounts at Google's office in Sunnyvale, California.

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Distinguished Alumni Excel in Human Endeavor

The University of Dallas will celebrate the extraordinary achievements of four alumni with its 2019 Distinguished Alumni Awards. Award recipients Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers, MTS '00, Laura Felis Quinn, BS '86 MBA '18, Judy Kelly, BA '63, and John Parker, BA '83 MBA '89, will be honored for their contributions to their professions, communities and the University of Dallas.

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