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B.A. (Liberal Arts), Thomas Aquinas College; M.A. and Ph.D. (Philosophy), The Catholic University of America
Dr. Peter Kwasniewski was born in Chicago and grew up in New Jersey. After attending Thomas Aquinas College and The Catholic University of America, he taught courses in Aristotelian philosophy, Thomistic theology, and Catholic social doctrine at the International Theological Institute for Studies on Marriage and the Family in Gaming, Austria, from 1998 to 2006. During this period he also lectured on medieval philosophy for the Austrian Program of Ave Maria University, on human rights for the Phoenix Institute Europe Foundation, and on music history for the Austrian Program of the Franciscan University of Steubenville. Dr. Kwasniewski has directed Gregorian scholas and mixed choirs from 1990 to the present and is currently director of the Wyoming Catholic College Choir. His articles on philosophy, theology, and music have appeared in many scholarly and popular journals. He has published three books: Wisdom's Apprentice: Essays in Honor of Fr. Lawrence Dewan (CUA Press, 2007), On Love and Charity: Readings from the Sentences Commentary of St. Thomas Aquinas (CUA Press, 2008), and Sacred Choral Works (Corpus Christi Watershed, 2014). Dr. Kwasniewski was invited by the Cardinal Newman Society to be a Newman Fellow for 2008-2009 and to represent them at the Sacra Liturgia Conference in Rome in June 2013.