Andrew Massena  PhD

Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies
Director of Archbishop Kucera Center


BA, Westmont College, 2008
MDiv, Union Theological Seminary, NY, 2012
PhD, Boston College, 2020

Andrew Massena is an assistant professor of biblical studies at Loras College. He completed his PhD in comparative theology and biblical studies from Boston College.

Dr. Massena currently teaches Introduction to the Hebrew Bible and New Testament, Jesus and the Gospels, Women in the Bible, Jewish and Christian Exegesis, Jewish-Christian Dialogue, and World Religions. His research interests center on late antique rabbinic literature, Catholic and Protestant biblical interpretation, hermeneutics, Jewish-Christian relations, comparative theology, and interreligious dialogue.

Dr. Massena is also the director of the Archbishop Kucera Center, which promotes Catholic spiritual and intellectual life at Loras and the Archdiocese of Dubuque. In addition, he serves as a faculty coordinator for the Interfaith Leaders Program at Loras.