Patrick M. Kelly SJ, received his doctorate in theology, ethics and culture at the School of Religion of the Claremont Graduate University in 2005. Fr. Kelly, who also teaches in the School of Theology and Ministry, teaches and writes in the areas of Christianity and cultures, theological anthropology, Christian spirituality and interreligious dialogue. He has taught courses such as Ignatian Spirituality, The Soul of Sport: An Interdisciplinary Inquiry, Sport and the Spiritual Life, Spiritual Discernment and Decision Making, and Spirituality, Health and Leisure.
Fr. Kelly, who is originally from Redford Township, Michigan, is a Jesuit of the Detroit Province. His hobbies include running on mountain trails, photography, playing the guitar, reading, listening to music and watching The Colbert Report.