Margaret R. Pfeil, Ph.D.
Margaret Pfeil holds a joint appointment in the Theology Department and in the Center for Social Concerns at the University of Notre Dame. Professor Pfeil is a Faculty Fellow of the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies. Her research interests include Catholic social thought, racial justice, ecological ethics, ecumenical dialogue, and peace studies.
With Tobias Winright, she co-edited Violence, Transformation, and the Sacred: They Shall Be Called Children of God (Orbis Books, 2012). With Gerald Schlabach, she is co-editor of Sharing Peace: Mennonites and Catholics in Conversation (forthcoming, Liturgical Press, 2013), and with Laurie Cassidy and Alex Mikulich she is co-author of The Scandal of White Complicity in U.S. Hyper-incarceration: A Nonviolent Spirituality of White Resistance (Palgrave, 2013).
Pfeil is a co-founder and resident of the St. Peter Claver Catholic Worker Community in South Bend, Indiana.
Publications & Presentations
Pfeil, M. (2014). Pacem in terris and a nonviolent spirituality of white resistance to hyper-incarceration. Journal of Catholic Social Thought, 11(1), 127-149.