Clodagh Weldon

Office & Location:
Fine Arts 303
Office Phone:
(708) 524-6775

Job Title

Professor - Theology; Co-director Honors Program; Director Oxford Study Abroad


Clodagh Weldon, originally from Blackpool in the north of England, earned her undergraduate and graduate degrees in theology at the University of Oxford, and has been at Dominican since 2000. She is the recipient of Dominican University’s 2005 Mother Evelyn Murphy Excellence in Teaching Award, and is featured as a case study of highly effective undergraduate teaching in Barbara Walvoord’s Teaching and Learning in College Introductory Religion Courses (Blackwell, 2008). She has taught in many programs for the Archdiocese of Chicago, including the Chicago Catholic Scripture School and Essential Catholicism for Thinking Adults and serves on the School Advisory Council at St. Alexander School in Palos Heights. Weldon is the author of Fr. Victor White OP: The Story of Jung’s White Raven (University of Scranton Press, 2007) and co-editor of Teaching Jung (Oxford University Press, 2011). She was a Visiting Research Scholar at Blackfriars Hall, University of Oxford in 2010.


DPhil, Theology, University of Oxford
MA, Theology, University of Oxford
BA (Honors), Theology, University of Oxford


  • Foundations of Faith and Family in Scripture (Graduate)
  • Senior Seminar: The Pursuit of Happiness
  • Freshman Honors Seminar: The Undiscovered Self
  • Freshman Honors Seminar: Beyond a Reasonable Doubt? 
  • The Gospel According to Mel
  • Psychology, Religion & Theology
  • Freud, Jung and Religion
  • History of Christianity II: Reformation to the Present
  • The Church: Theological Perspectives and Challenges
  • Early Christian Origins
  • Prophets and Wisdom
  • The Gospels (Honors)
  • The Gospels
  • Understanding the Bible
  • Intermediate New Testament Greek
  • Introduction to New Testament Greek