The Christopher Dawson Society of the Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI) is pleased to announce that Dr. Joseph Capizzi, Associate Professor of Theology, Catholic University, Washington, D.C., will direct a special Leadership Luncheon “On the Christian Understanding of Just War Theory.”   The event will take place Wednesday, November 13, at noon, in the Banquet Room of the AHI. The event is open to members and guests of the Christopher Dawson Society.

The AHI's Christopher Dawson Society Presents Dr. Joseph Capizzi

Dr. Capizzi received his Ph. D. in theology at Notre Dame University.  “He teaches in the areas of social and political theology, with special interests in issues in peace and war, citizenship, political authority, and Augustinian theology. He has written, lectured, and published widely on just war theory, bioethics, the history of moral theology, and political liberalism.

In 2002, he was appointed to The Cardinal’s Chair at The Intercultural Forum for Studies in Faith and Reason, The John Paul II Cultural Center, in Washington, D.C He has been a Senior Fellow at the Culture of Life Foundation and is currently a bioethics advisor to the Maryland State Stem Cell Commission, on which he has served since his appointment by Governor Ehrlich in 2006. He received his B.A. from the University of Virginia, his Masters in Theological Studies from Emory University, and his M.A. and Ph.D. in Theology from the University of Notre Dame.”