Our Leadership Team

Elizabeth Schiltz

Co-Director of the Murphy Institute, 2009-present; Herrick Professor of Law, and Thomas J. Abood Research Scholar

Robert G. Kennedy

Co-director of the Murphy Institute, 2003-2011, 2019-present; Professor of Catholic Studies

Father Daniel Griffith

Chaplain of the Murphy Institute and Wenger Family Faculty Fellow at the School of Law

Michelle Rash

Program Manager


Thomas C. Berg

James L. Oberstar Professor of Law and Public Policy

William Junker

Assistant Professor of Catholic Studies; Murphy Institute Co-director, 2014-2018

Christopher J. Thompson

Dean, The Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity; Murphy Institute Co-director, 2018-2019

Seanne Harris

Assistant Director, 2008-2018