Fr. Emery de Gaál, Ph.D., serves as Chairperson and Professor of Dogmatic Theology at the University of St. Mary of the Lake/Mundelein Seminary, Illinois, USA. He authored The Art of Equanimity: A Studyon the Theological Hermeneutics of St. Anselm of Canterbury (2002), The Theology of Pope Benedict XVI. The Christocentric Shift (2010), and O Lord, I seek Your Countenance. Explorations and Discoveries in Pope Benedict XVI’s Theology (2018). He is a member of the Academy of Catholic Theology and the Pontificia Academia Marianum Internationalis and serves on the editorial board of several theological journals.