Faculty & Staff

Meet our nationally recognized faculty.

“The faculty has challenged, stretched, nourished, informed and developed my faith in a very personal way... They have been very interested in assisting my individual faith and ministerial journey.”
- Anna Marie Snyder, MTS ‘14

Neuhoff School of Ministry faculty includes a Catholic Press Association book award winner and faculty who have served in leadership of national groups serving the ministerial needs of the church in the United States (e.g. NCEA, AGPIM, NACARE, NALM). The academic expertise of our graduate faculty is deeply rooted in hands-on experience at parish, diocesan, and national levels. We're committed to placing our talents at the service of the Church.

Graduate and Undergraduate Faculty and Staff:

  Name About Contact
 Ted Whapham, Ph.D.

Theodore Whapham, Ph.D.

Dean and Associate Professor, Neuhoff School of Ministry

Ted Whapham holds a doctorate in historical and systematic theology along with a master's degree from The Catholic University of America. 

twhapham@udallas.edu 
Catherine Hall - 128
972-721-4068
Raiche

Diana Dudoit Raiche, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Theology, Neuhoff School of Ministry

Diana Dudoit Raiche obtained a Ph.D. in religious education/ catechesis from The Catholic University of America in Washington, DC, in 2011.

ddraiche@udallas.edu 
Catherine Hall - 122
972-721-4081

Jewell

Marti Jewell, D.Min.

Director of Graduate & Undergraduate Programs, 
Associate Professor of Theology, Neuhoff School of Ministry

Marti Jewell obtained a MTS from St. Francis Seminary in Milwaukee, WI and her D.Min. from The Catholic University of America in Washington, DC. mjewell@udallas.edu
Catherine Hall - 109
972-265-5810

luby Daniel J. Luby, S.T.L., S.T.D.

Affiliate Assistant Professor of Theology, Neuhoff School of Ministry 

Dan Luby obtained a S.T.D. and a S.T.L. in spiritual theology from the University of St. Thomas Aquinas in the City (Angelicum) in Rome, Italy. 

danluby@udallas.edu 
Catherine Hall - 106
972-721-5228

Rev. Pat Madden

Rev. Pat Madden, Ph.D

Regular Adjunct Professor of Biblical Studies, Neuhoff School of Ministry

Rev. Madden obtained his Ph.D. in biblical studies from The Catholic University of America in Washington, DC; he also holds several master's degrees from across the globe.  

pmadden@dioshpt.org
Greco Institute - Diocese of Shreveport
800-256-1542

Elizabeth Madeo Elizabeth Madeo

Adjunct Professor of Pastoral & Youth Ministry, Neuhoff School of Ministry

National speaker, writer and teacher, Elizabeth Madeo earned her graduate degree in theology from the University of Notre Dame. Since 2002, she has served as Director of Youth Ministries in Kearney, MO.   
Bob McCarty Bob McCarty, D.Min. 

Adjunct Professor of Pastoral & Youth Ministry, Neuhoff School of Ministry

Bob McCarty is a pastoral ministry consultant and trainer and has served in professional ministry since 1973, most recently as the executive director for the National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry (NFCYM).  
Veronica Alonzo

Veronica Alonzo, Ed.D.

Adjunct Professor of Catholic School Leadership, Neuhoff School of Ministry

Veronica Alonzo has worked for 20 years in numerous Catholic schools. She is currently the Associate Superintendent for Operations for the Diocese of Dallas.  
Matthew Vereecke

Matt Vereecke, Ed.D.

Adjunct Professor of Catholic School Leadership, Neuhoff School of Ministry

Matthew Vereecke is the current Superintendent of Catholic Schools for the Diocese of Dallas. He has served as a teacher, principal and president of various schools.  
Sheri Collier

Sheri Collier

Coordinator, Graduate Enrollment and Student Services, Neuhoff School of Ministry

 
  scollier@udallas.edu
Catherine Hall - 110
972-265-5814 
Debbie Sargo Debbie Sargo

Administrative Assistant to the Dean, Neuhoff School of Ministry

 

dsargo@udallas.edu
Catherine Hall - 104
972-265-5809

Continuing Education Faculty and Staff: 

  NAME ABOUT CONTACT
Yolanda Cruz Sr. Yolanda Cruz

Affiliate Instructor of Hispanic Ministry, Neuhoff School of Ministry 

Sister Yolanda is a member of the Congregation of the Sisters of St. Mary of Namur, the Delegate for Women Religious in the Diocese of Fort Worth and the Vocation Director for the Sisters of St. Mary in TX. She received her master's in theological studies from University of Dallas in 2005. CV » 

ycruz@udallas.edu
Catherine Hall - 123
972-721-5193

Giuliano

Gene Giuliano, M.A.

Cynthia and David Freeman Professor of Sacred Scripture, Neuhoff School of Ministry

Gene Giuliano earned a master of arts in sacred theology from St. Thomas Seminary Graduate School in Denver, CO. In 2011, he was named the Cynthia and David Freeman Professor of Sacred Scripture.

giuliano@udallas.edu
Catherine Hall - 223
972-721-5196

Mcgill

Jim McGill, M.A.

Janice Kay Peterson Professor of Applied Ministry, Neuhoff School of Ministry

Jim McGill earned a master of arts in theology from St. Patrick’s Seminary in Menlo Park, CA. In 2011, he was named the Janice Kay Peterson Professor of Applied Ministry. mcgill@udallas.edu 
Catherine Hall - 111
972-721-5393
Michele Meny

Michele Meny, MTS

Director of Continuing Education, Affiliate Instructor, Neuhoff School of Ministry 

  mmeny1@udallas.edu 
Catherine Hall - 105
972-265-5782
Ramirez Rev. Rafael M. Ramirez, S.S.D.

Affiliate Assistant Professor, Neuhoff School of Ministry

Fr. Ramirez earned his doctorate in Biblical Sciences from the Pontifical Biblical Institute in Rome, Italy, his S.T.B. at the Pontifical Athenaeum Regina Apostolorum and his B.A. in Philosophy at the Pontifical Gregorian University. 

frramirez@udallas.edu 
Catherine Hall - 113
972-721-4061

Septien Pía Septien, MTS

Coordinator of Spanish language programs. Continiung Education, Affiliate Instructor, Neuhoff School of Ministry 

 

Pía Septien earned a master's in theological studies from the University of Dallas in 2004, as well as a certificate in pastoral ministry in 2006.

mseptie@udallas.edu
Catherine Hall - 112
972-721-5187

 Melissa Hernandez

Melissa Hernandez

Program Coordinator, Continuing Education, Neuhoff School of Ministry

  mahernandez@udallas.edu
Catherine Hall - 121
972-721-4118


Dallas Ministry Conference Staff 

  NAME CONTACT
Oscar Carranza

Oscar Carranza

Director, Dallas Ministry Conference & Events, Neuhoff School of Ministry

carranza@udallas.edu 
Catherine Hall - 103
972-721-5105

Lauren Masty Lauren Masty

Events Specialist, Dallas Ministry Conference, Neuhoff School of Ministry

lmasty@udallas.edu
Catherine Hall - 102
972-721-4077


Neuhoff School of Ministry Fax:
972-721-4076

 

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