Prof. Msgr. Martin Schlag portrait

Prof. Msgr. Martin Schlag

Director, John A. Ryan Institute; Alan W. Moss Endowed Chair for Catholic Social Thought; Professor of Catholic Studies and Ethics & Business Law
Sitzmann Hall 302
(651) 962-5701

Born 1964 in New York, USA, Fr. Martin Schlag holds a 1991 Doctor iuris at the University of Vienna. In 1996, he was ordained to the priesthood in the Prelature of Opus Dei, and in 1998 he received his Doctor Theologiae from the Pontifical University of Santa Croce. From 2008 to 2017, he was a professor for social-moral theology at Santa Croce, as well as cofounder and Director of its Research Centre Markets, Culture and Ethics. In 2012, he was appointed as a Consultant to the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, in 2013 he was appointed as a full professor at Santa Croce, and 2014 as Fellow at the Centre for Enterprise, Markets and Ethics in Oxford. Since 2015, he also served as a professor for Business Ethics at the University Roma Tor Vergata, and since 2016 at the IESE Business School in Barcelona. As of August 2017, he became a Professor for Catholic Social Thought, holding the Alan W. Moss endowed Chair for Catholic Social Thought at the Center for Catholic Studies, University of St. Thomas (Minnesota), as well as the Director of the John A. Ryan Institute for Catholic Social Thought.

He has authored over 80 publications, most notably:

Humanism in Economics and Business. Perspectives of the Catholic Social Tradition (New York: Springer 2015), co-authored with Domènec Melé.

The Handbook of Catholic Social Teaching: A Guide for Christians in the World Today (Washington, D.C.: The Catholic University of America Press, 2017).

The Business Francis Means: Understanding the Pope’s Message on the Economy (Washington, D.C.: The Catholic University of America Press, 2017).

Spring 2020 Courses

Spring 2020 Courses
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Summer 2020 Courses

Summer 2020 Courses
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Fall 2020 Courses

Fall 2020 Courses
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CSMA 519 - 02 Catholic Social Thought - T - - - - - 1800 - 2100 55S 207

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55S 207

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Martin W. Schlag

This course considers particular topics in the area of Catholic Studies and Theology. Although the topics will vary , the courses will have both a theological foundation and an interdisciplinary focus. These topics courses fulfill the area requirement of Catholic Studies and Theology.

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