Welcome Dr. Daniella Zsupan-Jerome

Saint John’s School of Theology and Seminary is pleased to announce the appointment of Daniela Zsupan-Jerome, Ph.D. as the Director of Ministry Formation and Field Education. 

Dr. Daniella Zsupan-Jerome holds a Bachelor of Arts in Theology from the University of Notre Dame, a Master of Arts in Liturgical Studies from St. John’s University in Collegeville, MN, a Master of Arts in Religion and the Arts from Yale Divinity School and a Doctor of Philosophy in Theology and Education from Boston College. 

Her research explores the intersection of social communication, digital culture, and pastoral theology. She has served as a consultant to the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Communications, as an educational consultant to the Catholic Press Association, and is an organizer for THEOCOM, an annual conference on theology and communications held at Santa Clara University.  Major publications include: Connected Toward Communion: The Church and Social Communication in the Digital Age (Liturgical Press, 2014); Evangelization and Catechesis: Echoing the Good News Through the Documents of the Church (Twenty-Third Publications, 2017); Authority and Leadership: Values, Religion, Media (co-editor, Blanquerna, 2017).   She has also published articles in Worship, Religious Education, New Theology Review, and has contributed chapters to a number of edited volumes.

Fr. Dale Launderville, OSB, Dean of the School of Theology and Seminary, notes: “We are delighted to have Dr. Zsupan-Jerome join as a teacher and formator in the area of pastoral theology.  She brings many gifts and accomplishments to our students and our School.  She is an inspiring example of what it means ‘to pursue wisdom.’ “

Welcome Dr. Zsupan-Jerome!