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Jason King

United States
Institution St. Mary's University, Texas
Position Beirne Chair & Director Center for Catholic Studies
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Recent Publications
  • Books: Mister Rogers’ Green Neighborhood. University of Missouri Press, 2022. Co-authored with Sara Lindey.
  • Love, Sex, and Families: Catholic Perspectives. Liturgical Press, 2020. Co-Editor with Julie Hanlon Rubio.
  • Faith with Benefits: Hookup Culture on Catholic Campuses. Oxford University Press, 2017.
  • Articles: “Rethinking the Work of the Theologian in the Pandemic’s Wake,” Horizons 50.1 (2023): 1-31, doi: 10.1017/hor.2023.5. Co-authored with Kathy Lilla Cox.
  • “The Pandemic, Contingent Faculty, and Catholic Colleges and Universities.” Academic Labor: Research and Artistry 6.1 (2022) Co-authored with Andrew Herr and Julia Cavallo.
  • “Theological Education and the Dangers of Mentoring,” The Human in a Dehumanizing World: Reimagining Theological Anthropology and Its Implications. College Theology Society Annual Volume 67, Jessica Coblentz and Daniel Horan, eds. (New York: Orbis Books, 2022) 116-119.
  • “The Demanding Theology of Mister Rogers,” New Blackfriars 103.1103 (2022) 62-76, doi: 10.1111/nbfr.12651.
  • “Parenting for Environmental Care,” Human Families: Identities, Relationships, and Responsibilities. College Theology Society Annual Volume 66 (2020) 124-135.
  • “The Data and Ethics of Contingent Faculty at Catholic Colleges and Universities.” Journal of Moral Theology 9, Special Issue 2 (2020) 165-184. Co-authored with Andrew Herr and Julia Cavallo.
  • “What Chairs Can Do for Contingent Faculty,” Journal of Catholic Higher Education 38.2 (2019) 177-192.
  • “Appalachia and Laudato Si’: Developing the Connection between the Poor and the Environment,” Horizons 46.2 (2019) 246-269.
  • “Does Service and Volunteering Affect Catholic Identity?” Praxis: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Faith and Justice 1.2 (2018) 104-122. Co-authored with Andrew Herr.
  • “Whose Gradualism? Which Relationship?” Horizons 42.1 (2016) 86-105.
  • "Does Catholic Identity Affect Students?" Journal of Catholic Higher Education 34.2 (2015) 195-209. Co-authored with Andrew Herr.
  • “After Ex corde Ecclesiae: A Review Essay on Catholic Higher Education.” Journal of Moral Theology 4.2 (2015) 167-191.
Professional Activities and Affiliations
  • Journal of Moral Theology - Editor, 2016-Present
  • College Theology Society - Board Member, 2016-2019