University of Notre Dame
. .
Kellogg Institute Home .

Rev. Paul V. Kollman, CSCRev. Paul V. Kollman, CSC

Associate Professor, Department of Theology
Director, Center for Social Concerns
(PhD, The Divinity School, University of Chicago, 2001)
231 Malloy Hall

Geographic focus: Africa

Thematic interests: Christianity in Africa; history of Christian missions; inter-religious dialogue; world Christianity

Current research: History of Christianity in eastern Africa; Christianity in Africa; Benedict XVI and Mission

Selected Publications:

  • The Evangelization of Slaves and Catholic Origins in Eastern Africa (Orbis, 2006)

  • “Remembering Evangelization: The Option for the Poor and Mission History,” International Bulletin of Missionary Research (2009)

  • “Service-Learning at Catholic Universities: Challenges and Opportunities,” New Theology Review (2009)

  • “The Promise of Mission History for US Catholic History,” US Catholic Historian (2006)




Ford Program

Varieties of Democracy

Latin American/North America Church Concerns

Notre Dame Award

Kellogg Faculty Fellows

Visiting Fellows Program

Faculty Research

Working Groups

Undergraduate Student Programs

Graduate Student Programs

International Development Studies Minor

Latin American Studies Minor

Institute Publications

Working Papers

K-12 Resources

Traveling Trunks

Contact Us



The Kellogg Institute promotes scholarship, learning, and linkages that address issues of critical importance to our world. At the center of our interdisciplinary community’s work are two key themes: democratization and human development. 

Research Projects Outreach Faculty Students About