mariaMaria C. Morrow, Ph.D.
, Senior Fellow of the Principium Institute, is an Adjunct Professor of Catholic Studies at Seton Hall University. She has taught courses in Catholic Studies at Seton Hall University and in Religious Studies at the University of Dayton. Dr. Morrow earned her B.A. from the University of Notre Dame where she majored in Theology and took a second major in Philosophy. She earned her M.A. and Ph.D. in Theology from the University of Dayton. Presently she is a member of the College Theology Society and the Academy of Catholic Theology. A former board member of the New Wine, New Wineskins Conference for Young Catholic Moral Theologians (2011-2016), she also presented scholarly papers there during her nearly decade-long participation in that conference (2007-2016). Dr. Morrow has also presented scholarly papers at the American Catholic Historical Association, the College Theology Society, the Mideast Conference on Christianity & Literature, and the Ohio Academy of Religion. Her research interests pertain to the history of moral theology, the virtue of penance, and the Sacrament of Confession. She has held a number of research fellowships and grants, and has won awards for her publications, including from the Catholic Press Association. In addition to her publications through the Principium Institute, she is the author of Sin in the Sixties (The Catholic University of America Press, 2016), and has published articles in books, reference works, conference proceedings, and refereed journals including New Blackfriars and American Catholic Studies.