Clemens Sedmak holds a joint appointment in the Keough School of Global Affairs and the Center for Social Concerns at the University of Notre Dame. He is a professor of social ethics and advisor in Catholic social tradition. Clemens is also the FM Schmölz OP Professor for Social Ethics. Clemens is currently Head of the CEPR after acting as Deputy Head from 2015 to 2017.
Before coming to Notre Dame, Clemens was the FD Maurice Professor for Moral Theology and Social Theology at King’s College London. Clemens also was President of the Institute for Advanced Studies in Social Ethics in Salzburg.
Clemens holds doctoral degrees in philosophy, theology and social theory. Born in Austria, he has studied at the University of Innsbruck, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETH Zurich), Maryknoll (New York) and the University of Linz. He has been a visiting professor at the Jomo Kenyatta University in Nairobi, the Ateneo de Manila University in the Philippines, the University of Jena in Germany, the Vienna Business University, and the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City.
Ethics, Theology, Catholic Social Thought, Poverty Research