Ph.D., Fordham University

M.A., Fordham University

B.A., St. Patrick’s College

Thomas Sheehan

Professor, Department of Religious Studies

Stanford University, California

Thomas Sheehan is Professor, Department of Religious Studies, Stanford University and the author of The First Coming. His academic specialties are in phenomenology, philosophy of religion, and classical metaphysics. His interests in biblical history and exegesis include first-century Christianity and early Jewish and Christian apocalyptic.

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Academic Appointments

  • Stanford University, 1999–
  • Loyola University of Chicago, 1972 –1999

Award and Honors

  • Ford Foundation Fellow, 1983–1985
  • American Academy in Rome, Resident Scholar, 1983
  • National Endowment for the Humanities, 1980
  • Fritz Thyssen Foundation, 1979–1980
  • Director, Collegium Phenomenologicum, Perugia, Italy, 1978
  • Mellon Foundation Grant, 1975