PH: Jerry Vigna

Gerald Vigna, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Theology


Religious questions and controversies
Issues in Roman Catholicism
Questions about the Bible
Christian and Catholic views on social, political, and economic questions
Questions on higher education

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In his 15 years at Alvernia, Dr. Vigna has been Associate Professor of Theology, Chair of Philosophy and Theology, Director of the Master of Arts in Liberal Studies, Director of the Center for Ethics and Leadership, and Dean of Arts and Sciences.

Currently, he teaches graduate courses in ethics and Christian origins, and undergraduate courses in medical, sexual, and social ethics, Christian origins and New Testament interpretation, and Christology.

Dr. Vigna has presented nationally on such topics such as the ethics of forced medical treatment during pregnancy and the problems of confidentiality in professional and clerical roles. He completed undergraduate and graduate degrees at Temple University and Northwestern University respectively.

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