COLLEGIUM AUGUSTINIANUM


GRADUATE SCHOOL OF PHILOSOPHY AND THEOLOGY

Featured Student & Alumni Profiles 


The Rt. Rev. Lamido A. Buba is Anglican Bishop of Wusasa in Nigeria. Bishop Buba is a second year doctoral student in philosophy. He is writing on the application of Christian just war theory to the terrorism in Nigeria. 
The Rev. Brian K. Collins is a priest of the Archdiocese of the United States of the Old Catholic Church in the United States (under the canonical authority of the Synod of Bishops of the Old Catholic Confederation). A graduate of the Collegium Augustinianum, Father Brian holds a Ph.B. degree in philosophy. He is currently studying theology through the School of Divinity. 
Anthony Martini is a third student in the Doctor of Theology program at the Collegium Augustinianum. He holds a Master’s Degree in Theology from La Salle University, and he is has held adjunct positions at several local colleges. His doctoral research focuses on the Nouvelle Theologian, Henri de Lubac and renowned Anglican theologian, Professor John Milbank of the University of Nottingham, has accepted our invitation to be a guest reader of his dissertation and a member of his defense tribunal. Anthony has received a partial tuition remission scholarship for this academic year, and he is a research fellow in Philadelphia.  
John Messina is one of our newest graduate students this year. John holds a B.A. in Philosophy and English from Gwynedd Mercy University. He is our first student to be accepted into the Master of Philosophy program with a focus on Humanities. An aspiring poet, John has begun research on a an epic poem concerning the war and terror of Christians in Iraq. He also intends to write a commentary of his war poem in lieu of a traditional thesis. Aside from his studies, he is a body builder and pursuing his interest in modelling. 
Katelyn Wylie holds a Bachelor’s degree in Cultural Anthropology from Arcadia University. While spending a semester abroad in Athens, Greece, she became more and more interested in philosophy, and she has a special interest in gender, linguistics and ancient Greek philosophy. Katelyn graduated in 2015 with a Master of Philosophy degree, and she wants to pursue an academic career and move to Europe in the future.  Katelyn has also received a partial tuition scholarship.