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Dr. Elizabeth Groppe

Dr. Elizabeth Groppe

Associate Professor, Theology Department

Associate Professor, Theology Graduate Program

Associate Professor, Institute for Spirituality & Social Justice

No Title, Environmental Science

ML 4442
318 Hinkle Hall

Phone: (513) 745-3734

Fax: (513) 745-3215


  • Ph.D. (University of Notre Dame)

First Year at Xavier University:



Systematic Theology


Dr. Elizabeth Groppe's area of expertise is Roman Catholic systematic theology. Her recent publications include “Seed that Falls on Fertile Ground (Mt 13:1−9): Catholic Higher Education and the Renewal of Agrarianism" published in the journal Horizonsand "Forging New Paths of Shalom: Cardinal Kasper’s Contributions to Catholic-Jewish Relations" published in the anthology Speaking Truth in Love: The Theology of Cardinal Walter Kasper, edited by Kristin M. Colberg and Robert A. Krieg. She serves on the Climate Change Task Force of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati and her work in progress includes a book that will be a theological response to the ecological crisis.

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