UNIVERSITY OF SANTO TOMAS

Ecclesiastical Faculties

AUSTRIA, Fr. Dexter, A., O.P., S.Th.D.

Academic Degrees

Doctorate in Sacred Theology, 2016
Pontifical University of St. Thomas (PUST), Angelicum, Rome, Italy 

Licentiate in Sacred Theology & Master of Arts in Theology, 2011 (Magna Cum Laude)
University of Santo Tomas, España Manila, Philippines 

Bachelor in Sacred Theology, 2006 (Magna Cum Laude)
University of Santo Tomas, España, Manila, Philippines Philippines 

Bachelor in Philosophy, 2003 (Magna Cum Laude)
Philippine Dominican Center of Institutional Studies (PDCIS), Sto. Domingo, Quezon City, Philippines 

Title of the Dissertation

The Soteriological Understanding of Christ’s Descent to Hell According to Hans Urs von Balthazar and Hilarion Alfeyev of the Orthodox Church 

Published Work

“Feminism, the Public Sphere and Habermas” in Colloquia Manilana, vol 11 (2003): 182-201. 

“Christian Theologies of Salvation” in Philippiniana Sacra, vol. XLVIII, no. 143 (2013): 3-20. 

“The Declaration Dominus Iesus” in Philippiniana Sacra, vol. L, no. 149 (2015): 71-90.

Scientific, Ecclesial and Cultural Activities

  • Assistant Professor, UST Ecclesiastical Faculties, Faculty of Sacred Theology, University of Santo Tomas, España, Manila, Philippines (since March 20, 2020) 
  • Instructor, UST Ecclesiastical Faculties, Faculty of Sacred Theology, University of Santo Tomas, España, Manila, Philippines (since October 31, 2011 until March 20, 2020) 
  • Guest Lecturer, Recoletos School of Theology, Quezon City, Philippines 
  • Guest Lecturer, Institute of Preaching, San Pio V Building, Sto. Domingo Church Compound, Quezon Avenue, Quezon City, Philippines 
  • Director, Facilities and Management Office, University of Santo Tomas 
  • General Manager, Shops and Merchandise, University of Santo Tomas 
  • Secretary, Conventual Chapter, Priory of St. Thomas Aquinas, UST Manila 
  • Past President, Theological Society (student organization), UST Faculty of Sacred Theology (AY 2005-2006) 
  • Past Regent, University of Santo Tomas Senior High School (AY 2016-2017)
  • Past Regent, University of Santo Tomas High School (AY 2010-2012)
  • Past Director of Pastoral Services, University of Santo Tomas Hospital, Lacson, Manila (2009-2011)

Lectures/Seminars/Conferences

Conferences Attended / Papers delivered:

  • Second Academic Discourse of the UST Center for Religious Studies and Ethics (November 2017) 
    Paper: The Soteriological Understanding of Christ’s Descent to Hell According to Hans Urs von Balthazar and Hilarion Alfeyev of the Orthodox Church 

Important Links

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University of Santo Tomas: www.ust.edu.ph
UST Miguel de Benavides Library: http://library.ust.edu.ph/
UST MyUSTE Student Portal: https://myuste.ust.edu.ph/

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