Ferdinand Okorie, CMF

Vice President and Academic Dean

Assistant Professor of New Testament Studies

Director of Bible Study and Travel Programs

Editor in Chief, US Catholic Magazine


MDiv, MA,  Catholic Theological Union
PhD, Loyola University, Chicago



Ferdinand Okorie is a member of the Claretian Missionaries. He received his MDiv and an MA in Theology with a concentration in Biblical Languages and Literature from Catholic Theological Union, Chicago. Then, he obtained a PhD in New Testament and Early Christianity at Loyola University Chicago.


His research interests include the Greco-Roman context of Early Christianity, the relationship between Paul’s letters and the Pastorals, the formation of Christian identity and the intersection between religion and culture.