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Providence College faculty members are nationally known scholars who hold the highest degrees in their fields. They conduct advanced research, make literary contributions to bookshelves and respected academic journals, and are honored with leading industry awards.

The following list of achievements is intended to convey the accomplishments and activities of PC faculty and staff members in endeavors outside the classroom.

We invite you to discover their scholarship. This page is dedicated to them.




Scholarly Publications & Books

Dr. Peter M. Johnson, professor of English, wrote a novel, The Amazing Adventures of John Smith, Jr. AKA Houdini (HarperCollins, 2012). The book was released in January.

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Dr. Julia S. Jordan-Zachery, associate professor of political science, presented a paper entitled “Black Women, How Do We Know? Ethics, Interdisciplinary and Black Feminist Epistemology” at the National Women’s Studies Association Conference held in Atlanta, Ga., in November.

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Appointments & Honors

Dr. Brian M. McCadden, dean of the School of Professional Studies, was elected to serve a three-year term as president of the Rhode Island Association of Colleges for Teacher Education.
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Panels & Seminars

Dr. Michael J. O’Neill, associate professor of philosophy, served as a panelist at an American Catholic Philosophical Association meeting in St. Louis, Mo., in October. The session was entitled “MacIntyre on Reason, Faith, and Error."

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Catholic and Dominican

What does it mean to be a Catholic and Dominican college? We invite you to explore this question and the distinctive mission of Providence College.
About Providence College's Catholic and Dominican Identity