AB, Dartmouth College, 1975. Master of Religious Education, 1979. Master of Divinity, Mount St. Alphonsus Seminary, 1981.
Doctor of Theology, Harvard University, 1985. Master of Arts, University Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1987. MMRSc, University Louvain, 1988.
STD, The Pontifical University St. Thomas, 1992. Doctor of Ministry, Graduate Theological Foundation, Indiana, 1999.
Adjunct Professor, College Notre Dame, Baltimore, 1985-1986; Adjunct Professor, Loyola College, Baltimore, 1986; professor, Accademia Alfonsiana, Rome, since 1988.
Member Catholic Theological Society American, American Catholic History Society, American Society Church History, Medieval Academy American, American History Association.