Philosophy Professor Speaker at Seven Colleges, Universities

by Public Relations | May 25, 2017

Dr. Michael P. KromDr. Michael P. Krom, associate professor and chair of the Saint Vincent College Department of Philosophy in the School of Humanities and Fine Arts, gave seven invited talks at colleges and universities during the past year.

The talks included “Drinking in Catholic Social Thought,” Loyola University of Maryland, Oct. 27, 2016; “What Do I Owe My Neighbor? A Talk for the Year of Mercy,” St. Mary’s College of California, Nov. 3, 2016; “What Do I Owe My Neighbor? A Talk for the Year of Mercy,” Franciscan University of Steubenville, Steubenville, Ohio, Nov. 15, 2016; “Thinking on Drinking, from Greek to Catholic Culture,” Belmont Abbey College, Charlotte, North Carolina, Feb. 8; “Between Scylla and Charybdis: The Church’s Pastoral Politics on Morality and Politics,” University of Dallas Constantin College of Liberal Arts, April 19; “Thinking on Drinking, from Greek to Catholic Culture,” 1st Annual Lecture on the Catholic Intellectual Tradition, University of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio, Texas, April 20; and “Music and the Soul: A Socratic Approach,” Annual Andy Warhol Lecture, Loyola University of Maryland, April 27;

In addition to his teaching and administration at Saint Vincent College, Krom is director of the Saint Vincent College Faith and Reason Summer Program. He is also a coordinator for philosophy formation at Saint Vincent Seminary. His scholarly work focuses on the relationship between philosophy and theology and on moral, economic and political theory. He is currently working on a book for advanced undergraduates, seminarians and Catholic intellectuals tentatively titled, Justice and Charity: A Thomastic Introduction to Catholic Social Teaching.

Krom earned a bachelor of arts degree from St. Mary’s College, a master of arts degree from Boston College and a Ph.D. from Emory University. He has been a member of the Saint Vincent faculty since 2007.

He and his wife, Jessica, have six children and are parishioners at St. Mary’s Byzantine Catholic Church in Bradenville where he serves as CCD instructor. They are residents of Latrobe.


Photo: Dr. Michael P. Krom


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