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Fr. William J. Ferree Chair of Social Justice

Welcome

The Father William J. Ferree Chair of Social Justice works with partners on and off campus to integrate the Catholic approach to social justice into the curriculum, research, and community engagement throughout the university.

About the Current Chair

University of Dayton associate professor of religious studies Kelly Johnson became the first holder of the Father William J. Ferree Chair of Social Justice in July 2019.

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About Fr. Ferree
Fr. Ferree taught that the act of social justice is organizing people to shape social structures that promote the common good.
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Social Justice Today

Keep up with programs and events that focus on social justice issues at the local, national and international levels.

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Assistantships

The Fr. Ferree Chair Graduate Assistantship offers an opportunity for a student to work on promoting, interrogating, and advancing Catholic social tradition in collaboration with a diverse community of scholars, students, and community leaders.

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Contact Us

Fr. William J. Ferree Chair of Social Justice
433 St. Joseph's Hall
University of Dayton
300 College Park
Dayton, OH 45469-1442

937-229-5166

Email Kelly Johnson

Photo, top of page: Shared with the permission of the Marianist Province of the United States from FamilyOnline, Volume 17, Number 4.