Matthew A. Tsakanikas, STD

Associate Professor
Department of Theology (Chairman)


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:

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.


Christendom College admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.
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