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Rev. George E. Schultze, SJ

President-Rector / Associate Professor of Moral Theology






B.S. (Industrial and Labor Relations) - Cornell University

M.B.A. – UC Berkeley

M.Div. – Jesuit School of Theology, Berkeley

Ph.D. (Social Ethics) – University of Southern California

Dissertation: “A Study of the Influence of the U.S. Catholic Church on Union Organizing and Community Organizing: A Historical Review, Los Angeles in the 1990s, & Future Relations”


Rev. Dr. George E. Schultze, SJ joined the St. Patrick's Seminary & University faculty in 2005 and was installed as President-Rector in August 2017. He studied labor relations at Cornell, received his MBA from UC Berkeley, and completed doctoral studies in social ethics at USC.  He previously taught Catholic social doctrine, provided spiritual direction to seminarians, and directed the Pastoral Year and Field Education Programs.  He published "Strangers in a Foreign Land: The Organizing of Catholic Latinos in the U.S."  in 2007 and has written numerous academic and popular press articles addressing labor relations and work life from the perspective of Catholic social teaching.  Fr. Schultze has also taught at Bellarmine College Preparatory and the University of San Francisco.  Prior to entering the religious life, Fr. Schultze worked for the Hewlett-Packard Co. as a compensation analyst and for the National Labor Relations Board as a Board Agent.