Michael Duffy

Michael Duffy

Director, McGrath Institute for Jesuit Catholic Education

Part-Time Faculty • Administrative Director

(415) 422-2404 ED 230

Biography

Dr. Duffy’s primary focus and areas of interest are Education for justice, Catholic social thought, and Jesuit Mission and Identity. Dr. Duffy has held multiple roles during his tenure at USF including Director of Social Justice Programs in University Ministry, Director of Joan and Ralph Lane Center for Catholic Studies and Social Thought, Associate Dean at the School of Education, and Director of the McGrath Institute for Jesuit Catholic Education. Additionally, Duffy has extensive experience with course-based student immersion programs, having taught in the Erasmus program in the College of Arts and Sciences for many years. He also coordinated and directed the USF Mission and Identity focused faculty and staff immersion programs throughout the developing world. Dr. Duffy earned his doctorate in 2005 from the Catholic Educational Leadership Program in the School of Education at USF. Prior to USF Dr. Duffy taught at De La Salle High School in CA, and Marquette University High School in WI.

Appointments
Asst. Dean, School of Education, USF
Director, Joan and Ralph Lane Center, USF
Education
University of San Francisco, EdD in Private School Administration, 2005
Graduate Theological Union, MTS, 1993
Research
Catholic social thought
Mission and Identity in Jesuit Higher Education
Catholic Identity
Justice programming in Catholic Schools
Social analysis through international immersion programs and service learning activities