Adjunct Professor of Jewish Civilization; Director of the Jan Karski Institute for Holocaust Education
Father Dennis McManus, Adjunct Lecturer, teaches courses on the history of interreligious conflict, as well as Holocaust studies with Fr. Patrick Desbois. He holds a doctorate in historical theology from Drew University and serves as Delegate for Jewish Affairs for the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. Fr. McManus held the Smilow Chair in Jewish-Christian Relations at the John Paul II Center in Washington, DC from 2003-2006. His research focuses on the intersection of anti-Semitism and post-Holocaust Christian liturgies. Fr. McManus will deliver a paper in Sibiu, Romania in the spring of 2019 on the elimination of anti-Jewish language in the liturgical texts of Catholic and Orthodox Churches. He has taught at Georgetown since 1997.
Areas of expertise: Ethics, Theology, Interreligious Dialogue