Dr. Nathaniel Marx

  • Department Systematic Theology
  • Title Assistant Professor of Sacramental and Liturgical Theology


  • PhD (University of Notre Dame, 2013)
  • MTS (University of Notre Dame, 2007)
  • MA (University of Chicago, 2003)
  • BA (University of Notre Dame, 2000)


Dr. Marx earned his PhD in theology (liturgical studies) from the University of Notre Dame in 2013. He received his bachelor's degree in anthropology and philosophy in 2000 and a master's in theological studies in 2007, both from Notre Dame.

He also earned a Master of Arts in social sciences in 2003 from the University of Chicago.

His doctoral thesis was on "Ritual in the Age of Authenticity: An Ethnography of Latin Mass Catholics."

Most recently, he taught at Notre Dame in the undergraduate program in the Department of Theology. He joined the Saint Meinrad faculty in Fall 2014.

He is a member of the American Academy of Religion, College Theology Society, North American Patristics Society, Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, and a visitor to the North American Academy of Liturgy.