Matthew Briel, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

508-767-7127 Founders Hall - Room 318

Degrees Earned

B.A. Philosophy, University of Notre Dame, 
M.T.S. History of Christianity, University of Notre Dame, 
M.A. Classics, University of Minnesota , 
Ph.D., Historical Theology, Fordham University

Undergraduate Courses Taught

Introduction to Theology

Catholicism Today

Faith and Reason 

The Problem of God 

The Early Church 

Revelation Ancient and Modern 

The Church in the Middle Ages 

Grants and Awards

Fordham Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Alumni Dissertation Completion Fellowship, 2015-2016.

Orthodox Christian Studies Center. Fordham University. Summer Research Fellowship. 2014.

Fulbright-Mach Fellowship, Austria. Institut für Byzantinistik und Neogräzistik, Vienna. 2013-2014.

Fordham Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Research Fellowship for dissertation writing. 2013-2014.

University of Notre Dame Medieval Institute. Research Fellowship. Summer 2013.

Dumbarton Oaks Summer Fellowship (Harvard University). Summer 2012.

Fordham Bennett Award: Presidential distinguished fellowship. 2010-2015.

Professional Affiliations

Phi Kappa Phi, Alpha Sigma Nu