Rev. Daniel G. Groody is the vice president and associate provost for the University of Notre Dame, where he also serves as a university Fellow and Trustee, and associate professor of theology and global affairs. He is a Kellogg Institute faculty fellow and the director of the Global Leadership Program within the Institute. 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
Schierling Receives President's Award
Jun 4, 2020
Sharon Schierling, the longtime managing director of the Kellogg Institute for International Studies, has been awarded the prestigious 2020 President’s Award by the University of Notre Dame in recognition of her role as the Institute’s “unsung hero.” Schierling was one of more than a dozen members of the Kellogg community recognized by Notre Dame this spring for faculty promotions, milestone anniversaries, and campus-wide awards.
Groody Appointed Vice President and Associate Provost
Jul 16, 2019
Faculty Fellow Rev. Daniel G. Groody, CSC, has been appointed vice president and associate provost at the University of Notre Dame. Groody is director of the Global Leadership Program within the Kellogg Institute for International Studies.