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James F. Salmon, S.J.

James Salmon, S.J.

Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania in physical chemistry. Originally trained and worked as an engineer at International Nickel Company, and was founding member of Board of Directors of Science, Technology & Society. Taught in chemistry departments of Loyola College in Maryland, Wheeling Jesuit University, and Johns Hopkins University. Also taught in the theology departments of Loyola, Wheeling, and Georgetown University. Currently, a Professor in Chemistry and Theology departments at Loyola College in Maryland.

Since 1987 has served as Consultant to Committee on Science and Human Values of the National Conference of Catholic Bishops. Served as Vice President and Treasurer of the Maryland Province of the Society of Jesus from 1987 to 1997. Has authored or coauthored four books, and thirty refereed publications in chemistry, philosophy and theology.

In 1982 founded, and continues to direct, the annual Cosmos and Creation Conference for scientists in Baltimore.