Elena Procario-Foley

Brother John G. Driscoll Professor of Jewish-Catholic Studies, Iona University

Elena Procario-Foley is the Brother John G. Driscoll Professor of Jewish-Catholic Studies, a professor of religious studies and the director of the core curriculum at Iona University. She earned master’s and Ph.D. degrees in theology from the University of Chicago Divinity School. Her research and teaching focuses on systematic theology and Jewish-Christian relations, and she has served as chair of the Council of Centers on Jewish-Christian Relations, as well as secretary of the College Theology Society and a board member of the Catholic Theological Society of America.

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The Louisville Institute offers grant and fellowship programs to bridge the church and the academy and enrich the life of the church in North America. Applications are now open for six programs in 2025:

  • Pastoral Study Project 
  • Grant for Researchers 
  • First Book Grant for Scholars of Color 
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship 
  • Dissertation Fellowship 
  • Doctoral Fellowship
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