Alex Mikulich, PhD

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Alex Mikulich, PhD

Alex Mikulich, Ph.D., is an anti-racist Roman Catholic social ethicist, activist, and scholar working to address white moral complicity and racism in the Roman Catholic Church and society. Alex co-edited (with Laurie M. Cassidy) Interrupting White Privilege: Catholic Theologians Break the Silence, (Maryknoll, New York: Orbis Books, 2007) which won the College Theology Society’s Theological Book of the Year award for 2008. In addition to co-editing Interrupting White Privilege and co-authoring the introduction, his chapter “(Un) Learning White Male Ignorance,” is one of the constructive theological contributions to the volume. His “Mapping ‘Whiteness’: The Complexity of Racial Formation and the Subversive Imagination of the ‘Motley Crowd’” is published inJournal of the Society of Christian Ethics (Vol. 25, No. 1, Spring/Summer 2005). Currently, he is co-authoring a book tentatively entitled “The Scandal of White Privilege and U.S. Incarceration: A Nonviolent Spirituality of Resistance.”

Alex serves in a leadership role for two state-wide coalitions working to abolish the death penalty in Louisiana. In addition to helping these coalitions grow organizationally, he is researching and writing a white paper about the death penalty in Louisiana. These coalitions include Louisiana Catholics Committed to Repeal of the Death Penalty (LCCRDP) and Louisiana Coalition for Alternatives to the Death Penalty (LCADP).

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