Dr. Wesley Kirkpatrick

Dean of Studies


Wesley Kirkpatrick leads STMA's academic program. A past recipient of awards from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Japan Fulbright Memorial Fund, he has been recognized by STMA's founder and chairman Robert Luddy as a "teacher of excellence." His interests in philosophy and 20th century history are reflected in popular topical electives for the upper school. He also teaches in the first-year core.

Dr. Kirkpatrick studied at Notre Dame with the philosopher Alvin Plantinga.