The Catholic University of America

The School of Canon Law



  • Rev. Robert J. KaslynRev. Msgr. Ronny E. Jenkins, Dean
    J.C.D., O'Brien-O'Connor Chair of Canon Law

  • Rev. John BealSister Nancy Bauer, O.S.B.

    Areas of specialization: Consecrated Life
  • Rev. John BealRev. John P. Beal

    Areas of specialization: Procedural Law, Temporal Goods, Matrimonial Jurisprudence
  • Dr. Kurt MartensDr. William L. Daniel
    Assistant Professor
    Areas of specialization:
    Procedural Law, Administrative Law, Jurisprudence, canonical Latin translation
  • Rev. Msgr. Thomas J. GreenRev. Msgr. Thomas J. Green
    J.C.D., Stephan Kuttner Distinguished Professor of Canon Law

    Areas of specialization: Structures of the Particular Church, Supra-diocesan Structures, Ecumenism, Sanctions in the Church, Oriental Law


  • Rev. Robert J. KaslynRev. Robert J. Kaslyn, S. J.

    Areas of specialization: Ecclesiology and the Sacrament of Orders

  • Dr. Kurt MartensDr. Kurt Martens

    Areas of specialization: Church and State, Due Process, Public Law of the Church (Diocesan and Supra-Diocesan Church Structures)
  • Rev. Msgr. Ronny E. JenkinsDr. Kenneth J. Pennington

    Areas of specialization: Ancient, medieval, and early modern legal history, the history of constitutional thought, political theory, church history, history of universities, and paleography
  • Rev. John E. LynchRev. John E. Lynch
    C.S.P., M.S.L., Ph.D., Professor Emeritus

Rev. Ladislas Orsy
Rev. Ladislas Orsy, S.J.
J.C.D., Professor Emeritus 


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