Nicholas Lombardo

Academic Area

  • Historical and Systematic Theology
  • School

  • School of Theology and Religious Studies
  • Expertise

  • Trinity
  • Redemption
  • Theological Anthropology
  • Thomas Aquinas
  • Biography

    Nicholas Lombardo, OP, is Ordinary Professor of Historical and Systematic Theology. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge in 2010 and came to The Catholic University of America in the fall of 2011. He has spent time as a visiting fellow at the University of Fribourg (2010-11) and Durham University (2014), and he has taught as a visiting professor at Peking University (2016-17) and the Chinese University of Hong Kong (2019).

    He is the author of The Logic of Desire: Aquinas on Emotion (Catholic University of America Press, 2011) and The Father’s Will: Christ’s Crucifixion and the Goodness of God (Oxford University Press, 2013). He has also published on topics such as the inspiration of scripture, the Trinity, nature and grace, original sin, and evolution and human origins.