Daniel G. Groody is associate professor of theology and global affairs at the University of Notre Dame and the director of the Global Leadership Program within the Kellogg Institute for International Studies, where he is also a faculty fellow. He is a Catholic priest, a Holy Cross religious, and an award-winning professor, author, and film producer.
Drawing on years of work on international migration and refugee issues, Groody has authored numerous books and articles, translated into seven languages, which include Globalization, Spirituality, and Justice: Navigating the Path to Peace (Orbis, 2007) and Border of Death, Valley of Life: An Immigrant Journey of Heart and Spirit (Rowman & Littlefield, 2002).
He is also the executive producer of several internationally acclaimed films and documentaries, including One Border, One Body: Immigration and the Eucharist, and Dying to Live: A Migrant's Journey. He teaches the courses “The Heart’s Desire and Social Change,” “Theology of Migration,” and “Christian Faith and Global Justice,” and he lectures widely around the world.
Groody has worked with the US Congress, the US Conference of Catholic Bishops, the World Council of Churches, the Vatican, and the United Nations on issues of theology, globalization, migration, and refugees. In 2007–08 he was a visiting research fellow at Oxford University's Refugee Studies Centre.
He holds a BA from the University of Notre Dame, an MDiv and a licentiate in sacred theology from the Jesuit School of Theology, and a PhD in theology from the Graduate Theological Union.
Migration and the US-Mexican Border, International Migration and Refugees
Gustavo Gutiérrez: Spiritual Writings- First Place Book Award, Spirituality (softcover), 2012 Catholic Press Association Awards
Rev. William A. Toohey, CSC, Award for Preaching - 2019
Kellogg Faculty Fellows To Receive ND Honors
May 9, 2019
Faculty fellows at the Kellogg Institute for International Studies are receiving four of nine prestigious annual awards being given to faculty by the University of Notre Dame.
Faculty Fellow Publishes Foreword for New Book
Mar 19, 2019
Faculty Fellow and director of the Kellogg Global Leadership Program Rev. Daniel G. Groody, CSC (theology and global affairs) wrote the foreword for a new book, Love Prevails: One Couple’s Story of Faith and Survival in the Rwandan Genocide (Orbis Books, 2019).
Rev. Daniel Groody elected Fellow and Trustee of Notre Dame
Feb 7, 2019
Director of Kellogg's Global Leadership Program Rev. Daniel G. Groody, CSC, Kellogg faculty fellow and associate professor of theology and global affairs, was elected a Fellow and Trustee of the University of Notre Dame at the Board of Trustees winter meeting.