The Catholic University of America

New Canon Law Faculty

The School of Canon Law has two new faculty this year:

Professor William Daniel, who begins teaching this semester. 

His biography:

William L. Daniel, son of John and Claudia, was born in 1980 near Madison, WI. He received a B.A. in Philosophy from St. Mary's University of Minnesota in Winona, MN in 2002. He and his wife Meredith entered the sacrament of Holy Matrimony on June 19, 2004. They then moved to Ottawa, Ontario in Canada, where he received a Licentiate in Canon Law (J.C.L.) from Saint Paul University in 2006. He received his Doctorate in Canon Law (J.C.D.) from the same institution in 2015. He worked in the Chancery and Tribunal of the Diocese of Winona from 2006 to 2015. Prior to his appointment in the CUA School of Canon Law, he published several articles in the area of canonical procedural law, as well as a 700+ page book of translations of decisions of the Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Signatura. To date, William and Meredith have been blessed with four sons and one daughter.

The Second new “full-time” faculty, who is on leave this semester but who will begin teaching full time in January is Monsignor Ronny Jenkins:

Monsignor Ronny Jenkins, a priest of the Diocese of Austin and currently  General Secretary, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) will re-join the full-time faculty of the school of canon law beginning academic year 2015 – 2016, and will begin teaching in the spring, 2016 semester, at the completion of his term as General Secretary. Prior to joining the USCCB, Monsignor Jenkins was first assistant professor and then associate professor at the School of Canon Law. Since then, he has served as Adjunct Professor of Canon Law in the School and has an excellent reputation as a scholar and professor.