Rev. Daniel Groody, C.S.C., serves the University of Notre Dame as a Vice President and Associate Provost. He partners with leaders across campus to develop internationalization and lifelong learning initiatives while supporting the provost in academic-related priorities.
Fr. Groody also serves as associate professor of theology and global affairs and is the director of the Global Leadership Program within the Kellogg Institute for International Studies and the Keough School. He is an award-winning professor, author, and film producer, and has written, edited, or co-edited eight books and numerous articles that have been translated into seven languages. In 2011 he received the Rev. Edmund P. Joyce, C.S.C., Award for Sustained Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, and some of the current courses he teaches are “The Heart’s Desire and Social Change” and “The Great Books and the Human Journey.”
Fr. Groody holds a BA from the University of Notre Dame, an MDiv and a licentiate in sacred theology from the Jesuit School of Theology, and a PhD in theology from the Graduate Theological Union. In 2007–08 he was a visiting research fellow at Oxford University’s Refugee Studies Centre, and in 2010 he was awarded the Catholic Charities Centennial medal. Fr. Groody lectures widely around the world and has worked with the U.S. Congress, U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, World Council of Churches, the Vatican, and the United Nations on issues of theology, globalization, migration, and refugees.