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Dr. Michael W. Higgins

Documentarian, Biographer, Columnist and Scholar


Dr. Higgins has been involved with investigating and expanding the Catholic Intellectual Tradition, particularly in Canada, for over forty years. As a teacher, a writer, a documentarian, a university president, a public speaker, an administrator and more, Higgins’ contributions to Catholic higher education have impacted the country from coast to coast. And as a past president of the International Thomas Merton Society, it even crosses the pond.

Dr. Higgins has been writing the Pontifex Minimus blog for over a decade. These weekly posts explore the Catholic educational presence in Canada and beyond.

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