M. Katherine Tillman

Photo of M Katherine Tillman

Professor Emerita
Program of Liberal Studies

A.B., Mundelein College, Chicago; M.A., St. Louis University; M.A., Ph.D., New School for Social Research, New York City

Research Profile

Trained in philosophy, Katherine Tillman has specialized in the thought of John Henry Cardinal Newman (1801-1890), with particular interest in his theory of knowledge, his views of the relations of faith and reason, and his philosophy of education.  She has lectured, published, and taught on Newman’s thought at academic venues in fifteen states and eight countries. In addition, she has published commentaries on Newman’s thought in introductory monographs for his Rise and Progress of Universities and Benedictine Essays (London and Notre Dame, IN, 2001), and for his Fifteen Sermons Preached Before the University of Oxford (Notre Dame, IN, 1999). Her electronic publications are Cardinal Newman: Man of Letters, 12 lectures on 5 CDs with study guide (Rockville, MD: Now You Know Media, 2011) and Newman and the Thoughtful Believer, six lectures on audiotape and videotape with notes and readings, Notre Dame Great Teachers Series (Brenzel Publishing Co.: Florence, KY, 1993).  In Marquette University's Studies in Philosophy, she has published John Henry Newman: Man of Letters, 2015). She is on the editorial board of the Newman Studies Journal and is a retired board member of the Newman Association of America.

Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information

215 O'Shaughnessy Hall
University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN 46556-5639