Patrick Jones has joined the faculty of Saint Vincent Seminary as an adjunct professor. He is a doctoral candidate in moral theology at the Catholic University of America, focusing on Catholic social doctrine and political thought. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in liberal arts from Saint John’s College, Annapolis (2009) and a Master of Arts degree in theology from the Dominican House of Studies in Washington, DC (2017).
His studies focus on the intersection of political philosophy and moral theology, with a special focus on 19th and 20th century Catholic political thought. His dissertation is entitled “The Nation-State and Global Governance: A Question in Modern Catholic Social Doctrine.” His anticipated date of completion is May 2024.
This fall he is teaching Catholic Social Ethics at Saint Vincent Seminary. He will teach Philosophy of Law at Saint Vincent College in the spring. Other teaching experience is at Catholic University of America as well as The Franciscan University of Steubenville.
Originally from Baltimore, Maryland, he is married to Dr. Jessica Jones and lives in Latrobe.