Jeffrey von Arx, S.J.

Trustee Member

von Arx

The Rev. Jeffrey von Arx, S.J. is the superior and director of John LaFarge House, the Jesuit house of studies in Cambridge Massachusetts.  He is Visiting Professor of the History of Christianity at the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry. 

Fr. von Arx is President Emeritus of Fairfield University, where he served from 2004-2016.  From 1998 to 2004, he was Dean of Fordham College at Rose Hill.  He taught history at Georgetown University from 1982 to 1998, and served as Chair of the History Department there from 1991-1997.  He is the founding Director of the Georgetown Center for Australian and New Zealand Studies.

Fr. von Arx is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society.