Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology

New Fellows to be Inducted at 2019 Commencement

Please join us in welcoming two new members to the College of Fellows!

Elizabeth Mary Garlow

Elizabeth Garlow

Elizabeth grew up in Detroit and is passionate about creating an economy that increases education and work opportunities for the less fortunate. She is currently working as an impact investment officer for the Lumina Foundation. She served as a domestic policy advisor at The White House during the Obama Administration, where she managed the President’s Promise Zones initiative.

Elizabeth served as the executive director of Michigan Corps and as a business development officer with ACCION USA, supporting the nation’s largest micro-loan program.

As a non-resident fellow at the Council of Michigan Foundations, she consulted with foundations state-wide on mechanisms to facilitate direct impact investing activities.

Elizabeth earned her MA in public affairs from Princeton University and her B.A. in political science, Spanish and International Economics from Kalamazoo College.


JD Flynn

JD Flynn

JD is the Editor in chief of Catholic News Agency (CNA) covering the news of the world from a perspective of faith. He previously served as Special Assistant to Bishop James Conley in the Diocese of Lincoln, and as Chancellor of the Archdiocese of Denver. JD serves as a canonical consultant to dioceses and religious communities, and as a consultant to committees of the USCCB. His work has appeared in First Things, National Review, the National Catholic Register, and in various canonical and Catholic publications.

JD has a Juris Canonici Licentiate from the Catholic University of America, and Master’s degree in theology from the Franciscan University of Steubenville. JD and his wife Kate live in Lincoln, Nebraska with their children, Max, Pia and Davey.

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