Matthew Kuhner, Ph.D. - St. Bernard's

Matthew Kuhner, Ph.D.


Vice President and Academic Dean / Assistant Professor of Systematic Theology



585-271-3657, opt. 5


Dr. Matthew Kuhner is Vice President / Academic Dean and Assistant Professor of Systematic Theology at St. Bernard’s School of Theology and Ministry in Rochester, NY. Dr. Kuhner earned his Masters in Theological Studies at the Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and the Family in Washington, DC and completed his Ph.D. in systematic theology at Ave Maria University in southwest Florida. Dr. Kuhner’s academic work has appeared in Harvard Theological Review, Nova et Vetera, Angelicum, the Journal of Theological Studies, Pro Ecclesia, and the Journal of Jesuit Studies, and his areas of research interest include Christology and the theology of Hans Urs von Balthasar. Dr. Kuhner deeply loves teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and his favorite classes are Theology of the Body: Sexuality and the Sacred, and Faith, Fiction, and Film: The Drama of Belief. Dr. Kuhner is married to his college sweetheart, Michelle, and they have the joy of sharing their lives with their young daughter, Catherine Grace, and son, John Benedict. 

Dr. Kuhner can be contacted for matters related to degree programs, partnership opportunities, academic excellence, formation programs, and student services.

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