Dr. David Deane

Associate Professor of Theology

David Deane

Tel: 902-943-1777
Roman Catholic


Dr. Deane earned a BA, MA, and PhD at Trinity College, Dublin. Prior to serving with AST, he was Theologian in Residence at Colorado State University. He teaches courses in Roman Catholic Theology, Christian doctrine, Christian anarchism, Moral Theology, and Apologetics. He is a frequent theological commentator on radio and television and has written on theological issues for Times of London, the Irish Times, and the Irish Independent. In addition to articles in academic journals, he has written three books:

  • Nietzsche and Theology: Nietzschean Thought in Christological Anthropology (Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing, 2007)
  • Still Unhealed: Treating the Pathology in the Clergy Sexual Abuse Crisis (Toronto: Novalis, 2019) (With Nuala Kenny)
  • Resisting the Tyranny of the Banal: On the renewal of Catholic Moral Theology, forthcoming (Lexington: Fortress Academic 2023)