Dr. Michael Lopez-Kaley
Associate Professor of Religious Studies, Viterbo University
3312 Meadowlane Place | La Crosse, WI 54601 | Phone: 608 - 796 - 0715
Dr. Michael Lopez-Kaley an Associate Professor of Religious Studies at Viterbo University in La Crosse, WI. He has enjoyed his classes at Viterbo University, after spending five years at Quincy University in Quincy, IL. His specialization is Systematic Theology, including Christian Morality and Christian Marriage. He also teaches the introductory course, and has taught Scripture courses. Before attaining his PhD from Marquette University, he spent 17 years in parish ministry, including directing Religious Education and counseling. Michael lives in La Crosse with his wife of 30+ years, Vicki. They have two grown daughters, one, a news reporter for a television station in Green Bay, WI, the other in graduate school for an advanced degree in Music Therapy.
Dr. Lopez-Kaley's dissertation is entitled, “The Private World as Alienated,” and focuses on the Catholic Church’s economic teaching in an individualistic society. He contributed a chapter on “Morality” in the textbook “Christian Theology: Scripture, Tradition, and Practice, and co-wrote “Beyond Sunday School: Affirming Faith, Challenging Knowledge in the College Classroom” in the annual for the College Theology Society.