Matthew A. Tsakanikas, STD

Associate Professor

Department of Theology

Contact Information:

Matthew A. Tsakanikas STD
134 Christendom Dr.
Front Royal, VA 22630


B.A., Christendom College
S.T.L, S.T.D., Pontifical John Paul II Institute, Pontifical University of the Lateran

Classes Taught

  • Fundamentals of Catholic Doctrine I
  • Moral Theology
  • Fundamentals of Catholic Doctrine II
  • Catholic Apologetics
  • Old and New Testament
  • Various electives 



Areas of Expertise

Research in the Book of Genesis; expertise and research in theological anthropology (including Thomistic moral theology); also, research in writings of the Doctor of the Church, Saint Lawrence Brindisi (Doctor of the Apostolic Faith).

Selected Scholarship

Published in:

Communio: International Catholic Review

Logos: A Journal of Catholic Thought and Culture

Homiletic and Pastoral Review

Social Justice Review

Consulted by Vatican News Service

Catholic World Report 

Professional Affiliations

Academy of Catholic Theology

Fellowship of Catholic Scholars