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Center for Catholic StudiesJohn A. Ryan Institute for Catholic Social Thought

John A. Ryan Institute for Catholic Social Thought

About Us
The John A. Ryan Institute explores the relationship between the Catholic social tradition and business theory and practice by fostering a deeper integration of faith and work.
Research: Conferences and Publications
Through seminars, conferences, and publications the institute seeks to expand the breadth and depth of work in the area of Catholic social thought and business.
Curriculum Development
The institute explores creative ways to incorporate the Catholic social tradition into many disciplines related to business education.
Faculty Development
The Ryan institute offers a variety of faculty development seminars on the mission and identity of the Catholic university, especially as it relates to business education.
Leadership Development
The John A. Ryan Institute works with organizational leaders to engage the practical challenges of institutional life and the spiritual and moral claims of faith.