Brian Bajzek, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Systematic Theology
Director of Pre-Theology




Ph.D. Regis College, University of Toronto (Theological Studies)
M.A. Marquette University (Theology)
B.A. Marquette University (Theology)

Works Published

"Alterity, Similarity, and Dialectic: Methodological Reflections on the Turn to the Other" International Philosophical Quarterly 57, no. 3 (September 2017): 249-66.

Works Unpublished

"Intersubjectivity, Illeity, and Being-in-Love: Lonergan and Levinas on Self-Transcendence" The Heythrop Journal, In Press. Early View available at Expected publication date: 2018.

"The Rhythm of Metaphysics" Syndicate Press Symposium on Analogia Entis: Metaphysics -Original Structure and Universal Rhythm. Print volume to follow.

"Untitled Longeran Systematics Project: EcclesiologyInvited to co-write the chapter on Ecclesiology in the initial volume of a multi-volume systematic theology building upon the writings of Bernard Lonergan and Robert Doran. Expected publication date: 2019.

Lectures, Seminars and Panels

"Enfleshing an Ethics of Alterity: Incarnation, Intersubjectivity, and Animality" To be presented at Catholic Theological Society of America Annual Convention, Moral Theology Topic Session, June 2017, Albuquerque

"Is Lonergan Open to the Other? Methodological Reflections on New Stages and Differentiations" Invited Keynote Presentation at First Meeting of International Institute for Method in Theology, March 31, 2017, Marquette University

"Being-in-Love is Being-for-the-Other" To be presented at Dialectical Traditionalism International Research Conference, February 25, 2017, Toronto

"The Image of God in the Face of the Other" The M. Shawn Copeland Presentation in Contextual  Lonergan on the Edge Graduate Student Conference, September 24, 2016, Marquette University

"Developing through Difference: Alterity and Similarity beyond Vatican II" College Theology Society Annual Convention, June 3, 2016 Rockhurst University

"Alterity and Similarity in a Multi-Religious World: Advancing the Integral Dialectic of Vatican II" Engaging Particularities Conference on Comparative Theology and Interreligious Dialogue, April 3
2016, Boston College

"Alterity, Similarity, and Dialectic:  Resituating a Lonergan/Levinas Dialogue" West Coast Methods Institute, March 31, 2016, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles

"Intersubjectivity, Illeity, and Being-in-Love: Lonergan and Levinas on Self-Transcendence" Lonergan on the Edge Graduate Student Conference, September 10, 2015, Marquette University

"Advancing the Prior 'We': A Levinasian Expansion of Lonergan on Intersubjectivity" West Coast Methods Institute, April 10, 2015, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles

"The Community of the Self-Emptying Servant: A Kenotic Expansion of Robert Doran's Ecclesial Heuristic" Lonergan on the Edge Graduate Student Conference, September 19, 2014, Marquette University

"Doing Catholic Systematic Theology in a Multi-Religious World" Marquette Lonergan Project Panel Member - Annual Fall Colloquium, November 8, 2013, Marquette University

Honors and Awards

Graduate Research Assistant - Lonergan Research Institute, Toronto
Junior Scholar - Lonergan Research Institute, Toronto
Board Member - Lonergan Society of Marquette University

Buffalo Seminary School