- PhD., 1999, Notre Dame University
- M.A., 1989, University of Virginia
- A.B., 1975, Princeton University
Areas of Interest
- Christian spirituality
- History of the Catholic Church in the United States
- Liturgical history
- Modern history of the Catholic Church in Belgium and France
- Ritual theory
Recent Publications and Presentations
- From Altar-Throne to Table: the Campaign for Frequent Holy Communion in the Roman Catholic Church. American Theological
- Library Association Monograph. Lanham, Maryland: Scarecrow, [Expected date of publication: 2011].
- Numerous book reviews and presentations, including, with Russell Mitman, “The Work of the Visitation Teams of the
- Philadelphia Liturgical Institute, 2005 Worship Renewal Grants Colloquium,” Calvin Institute of Christian Worship, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan, June 21, 2006.
- “Social and Ecclesial Aspect of the Communion Rite.” Liturgical Ministry 10 (Summer 2001): 173-179.