Loyola University Maryland

Dean of Undergraduate and Graduate Studies and Class Deans

Arthur Sutherland, Ph.D.

Class Dean, Class of 2020

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Dr. Arthur Sutherland, who holds advanced degrees from Yale University Divinity School and Princeton Theological Seminary, is an associate professor of theology. Dr. Sutherland conducted research in Germany and Switzerland for his dissertation on Karl Barth and has received fellowships from the Fund for Theological Education, the Association for Religion and Intellectual Life, the Christian Scholars Fund, and the Wabash Center for the Teaching of Theology and Religion. His research interests are in the history of Christian doctrine, African-American theology, and the spirituality of generosity. His book, I Was a Stranger: A Theology of Christian Hospitality, which addresses immigration, exile, and violence, was nominated for the Grawemeyer Award for Religion. As Loyola's director of national fellowships from 2007-2016, he helped students win nearly 40 prestigious academic awards including scholarships from Fulbright, Goldwater, Gilman, Critical Languages, Lilly, and the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). He founded the Ignatian Pedagogy Seminar for Loyola's faculty, is a member of the Messina faculty, taught in the Alpha program for 12 years, and in the Honors program since 2003.

Dr. Sutherland's office is in Maryland Hall 145. You can make an appointment to see him by calling x2849, or you can reach him directly at asutherland@loyola.edu or x2217.

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