Peter A. DePergola II, Ph.D., MTSLearn more about Peter A. DePergola II
Dr. Peter DePergola is Assistant Professor of Bioethics and Medical Humanities at Elms College, Assistant Professor of Medicine at University of Massachusetts Medical School, Director of Clinical Ethics at Baystate Health.
Darcy DumaineLearn more about Darcy Dumaine
Michael McGravey, Ph.D.Learn more about Michael McGravey
Dr. McGravey earned his doctorate in systematic theology from Duquesne University (Pittsburgh, PA). He holds a master’s degree in theology and religious studies from Villanova University and a bachelor’s from Gannon University. Prior to his experience at Duquesne, he served as a member of the Religious Studies department at St. Joseph’s Preparatory School in Philadelphia. His dissertation explored the connections between post-secularism, Continental Philosophy, and ecclesiology, relying on the philosophical writings of Jean-Luc Marion and Gianni Vattimo. Michael has published several book reviews in the field of religious studies and political theology.
Reverend Mark Stelzer, S.Th.D.Learn more about Mark Stelzer
Father Mark Stelzer is a native of the Diocese of Springfield and was ordained to the priesthood in 1983. He joined the Elms adjunct faculty in 1986 and has concurrently served in several pastoral and leadership positions on the diocesan level. From 1999 to 2003 Father Stelzer served as director of the Springfield Catholic Healthcare Chaplaincy. He now serves as college chaplain and associate professor of humanities. In addition to his responsibilities at the college, Father Stelzer ministers as an on-call chaplain at Baystate Medical Center and the Western Massachusetts Regional Women’s Correctional Center in Chicopee.