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Julie Hanlon Rubio

Professor of Christian Social Ethics, Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University

Julie Hanlon Rubio joined the faculty at JST after 19 years in the Department of Theological Studies at St. Louis University where she was Professor of Christian Ethics with a secondary appointment in Women's and Gender Studies. Her research brings the resources of social ethics to issues of sex, gender, marriage, and family. She has published four books and two edited volumes, including Family Ethics: Practices for Christians (Georgetown University Press, 2010) and Hope for Common Ground: Mediating the Personal and the Political in a Divided Church (Georgetown University Press, 2016). Her many essays have appeared in Theological Studies, Horizons, the Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics, and the Journal of Political Theology. She serves on the boards of the Catholic Theological Society of America and the Journal of Catholic Social Thought. She speaks in a wide variety of public forums and writes for popular venues such as America magazine, CatholicMoralTheology.com, the Washington Post, and National Catholic Reporter. Her current book project is titled Catholic and Feminist: Is It Still Possible? (Oxford University Press, 2022).

Experience

  • –present
    Professor of Social Ethics, Association of Theological Schools

Honours

Annual Book Award, College Theology Society 2017, Hope for Common Ground: Mediating the Personal and the Political in a Divided Church