Rev. David J. Endres, Ph.D.
Dean of The Athenaeum of Ohio
Dean of Mount St. Mary’s Seminary
Professor of Church History and Historical Theology
M.A. and Ph.D., The Catholic University of America
M.Div., Athenaeum of Ohio
B.A., Xavier University
U.S. Catholic History; immigration and ethnicity; antebellum and late nineteenth century
David J. Endres, a priest of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, is academic dean of the Athenaeum of Ohio and professor of church history and historical theology. He holds a doctoral degree from the Catholic University of America, Washington, DC, and is editor of the scholarly quarterly U.S. Catholic Historian.
Fr. Endres’s primary research focus is Catholic history in the United States. He has authored or edited numerous articles and monographs, including his latest edited volume: Slavery and the Catholic Church in the United States: Historical Studies (2023).
A current project is a book-length study of the life of Archbishop William Henry Elder, the second archbishop of Cincinnati.
In addition, Fr. Endres is a regular contributor to The Catholic Telegraph, the monthly magazine of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati.
(Editor). Native American Catholic Studies Reader: History and Theology. Washington, DC: Catholic University of America Press, 2022.
(Editor). Black Catholic Studies Reader: History and Theology. Washington, DC: Catholic University of America Press, 2021.
A Bicentennial History of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati: The Catholic Church in Southwest Ohio, 1821-2021. Milford, Ohio: Little Miami Publishing Co, 2021.