Very Rev. Gregory Schnakenberg, O.P.

Assistant Professor of Church History | Prior of The Dominican House of Studies

B.A., Johns Hopkins University
M.Div./S.T.B., The Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception
S.T.L., The Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception
M.St., D.Phil., University of Oxford

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Fr. Gregory Schnakenberg, O.P., serves as an assistant professor in ecclesiastical history. He obtained his doctorate in history at the University of Oxford in 2020. His dissertation focused on medieval rule commentaries and, in particular, the Expositio regulae beati Augustini written by Humbert of Romans in the mid-thirteenth century. Prior to this, he completed a master’s degree in Medieval Studies, also at Oxford, in 2015. He likewise holds S.T.B., M.Div., and S.T.L. degrees from the Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C. He was ordained to the priesthood in 2009 and ministered as an associate pastor for four years at St. Patrick’s Parish in Columbus, Ohio. He also served as an instructor for the Missionaries of Charity as part of their spirituality program in Kolkata, India. Before joining the Dominican friars, Fr. Schnakenberg obtained his bachelor’s degree at The Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, and also completed coursework at the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at their campus in Bologna, Italy. He is the current prior of the Dominican House of Studies.


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