Jonathan Sozek, Ph.D.

DepartmentPhilosophy & ReligionJonathan Sozek, Ph.D. at Albertus Magnus College
TitleDirector of the Arts and Humanities Collaborative
Associate Professor
Co-Director of the Honors Program
BackgroundB.A., Sarah Lawrence College
M.A., McGill University
B.A., M.A., Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Ph.D., Brown University
OfficeAquinas Hall, Room 228
CoursesAncient Greek Thought, Catholic Intellectual Tradition, Critical Reasoning, The Examined Life, History of Christianity, Religion and Society, Religions of Asia, Senior Humanities Seminar, The Spiritual Life, Theology of the Civil Rights Movement
Prof. Sozek directs the College’s Arts and Humanities Collaborative, working with students and faculty in five departments: Art and Communications, English and Humanities, History and Political Science, Languages and Cultures, and Philosophy and Religion. He also teaches in the Department of Philosophy and Religion and serves as a Co-Director of the College’s Honors Program. 
His research focuses on the philosophy of personalism and the Catholic intellectual tradition. 
Currently, Prof. Sozek is working to develop the Arts and Humanities Collaborative, which is a new initiative of the College, and to create content for its podcast, Studium: An Arts and Humanities Podcast. For more information on this and all of Prof. Sozek’s work, please follow the links below.

Prof. Sozek’s work

The Arts and Humanities Collaborative 

Studium: An Arts and Humanities Podcast

Publications“Scattering the Stars: Personalist Pedagogy and Catholic Higher Education.” Journal of Catholic Higher Education, Vol. 40 No. 1 (2021), pp. 50-63.
“Osama bin Laden’s Global Islamism and Wahhabi Islam.” McGill Journal of Middle East Studies, Vol. VIII (2006), pp. 33–54.
AffiliationsAmerican Academy of Religion
International Thomas Merton Society