The purpose of the International Course Advisors is to enhance the international standing of Campion College Australia by fostering links with scholars and institutions in various countries. The following Catholic scholars, from various disciplines and countries, have agreed to serve on the Board, providing advice and assistance to the College on issues related to its broad educational interests and initiatives:
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR JANE ADOLPHE
Professor Adolphe holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Calgary, as well as common-law and civil-law degrees from McGill University. She also earned a Licentiate in Canon Law and a Doctorate in Canon Law from the Pontificia Università della Santa Croce in Rome. Her course offerings include Family Law, Canon Law, International Law, and International Human Rights. She also recently participated as a delegate of the Holy See.
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR HELEN ALVARÉ
Works at George Mason University School of Law in Arlington, Virginia, where she teaches law and religion and family law. Consultor to the Pontifical Council for the Laity and a consultant to ABC News regarding the Catholic Church in the United States. She teaches, writes and speaks about matters concerning the family, marriage, respect for life, and religious freedom.
PROFESSOR MARGARET ARCHER
Professor of Sociology at Warwick University where she developed her ‘Morphogenetic Approach’ to social theory. She now heads the project at EPFL ‘From Modernity to Morphogenesis’. She was elected as the first woman President of the International Sociological Association at the 12th World Congress of Sociology. She is a founder member of both the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences and the Academy of Learned Societies in the Social Sciences and is a trustee of the Centre for Critical Realism.
MS LUCY BECKETT
A resident of Ampleforth, Yorkshire, Ms Beckett is an independent scholar who has written a number of books with Catholic themes, including a major work, In the Light of Christ: Writings in the Western Tradition. She taught for many years at Ampleforth Abbey and College, the largest Benedictine monastery in the UK.
Biolchini Family Professor of Law
University of Notre Dame (USA)
and Emeritus Professor of Law
ROBERT P. GEORGE
McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence and
Director of the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions
Emeritus Professor of History
St Louis University
DR FRANCESCA MURPHY
Professor of Systematic Theology at the University of Notre Dame du Lac, South Bend, Indiana. She was formerly Professor of Christian Philosophy in the University of Aberdeen. Her major interest is theological aesthetics. She has written books such as Christ The Form of Beauty, The Comedy of Revelation, Art and Intellect in the Philosophy of Etienne Gilson and God is not a Story: Realism Revisited. She has also edited several works, including The Providence of God: Deus Habet Consilium (Continuum, 2009).
Emeritus Professor of History
University of Utah.
TERESA OLSEN PIERRE
Dr Pierre is an independent scholar living in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She trained in medieval history at the Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval History and the University of Toronto. Her specialties include twelfth-century intellectual history, the history of the body and the history of marriage.
REV DR JOHN SAWARD
Fellow of Greyfriars Hall
and Associate Lecturer
JAMES V. SCHALL SJ
Emeritus Professor of Government
Dr George Weigel serves as Distinguished Senior Fellow of the Ethics and Public Policy Center in Washington, D.C.. He is the author of twenty books including the two-volume biography of Pope John Paul II, Witness to Hope and The End and the Beginning, both of which have been translated into many languages. Dr Weigel was Occasional Speaker at a Campion Appeal Dinner in Sydney in November 2011.