Michael Duricy

Coordinator of Academic Program



Email: Michael Duricy
Phone: 937-229-1474

Marian Library 706B



Michael Duricy is the Coordinator of the Academic Program for the International Marian Research Institute (IMRI) and is also responsible for technical management of their website, The Mary Page. He earned his undergraduate degree with a double major in Mathematics and Computer Science, followed by a Master's degree from the Religious Studies department at the University of Dayton (UD), and a postgraduate degree in Catholic Theology (STL) from IMRI. In his thesis on Mary in film, he analyzed "cinematic presentations of the Virgin Mary from 1897-1999." He has lectured and published on religious communication, most recently in the 2011 on-line supplement to the New Catholic Encyclopedia.

Courses Taught

  • Mary in Film
  • Mary in the Media
  • Christ in the Patristic Period
  • Doctrine of the Trinity


  • B.S., Youngstown State University (1983)
  • M.A., University of Dayton (1994)
  • S.T.L., International Marian Research Institute (2000)

Professional Activities

  • Professional member of the Mariological Society of America and the College Theology Society

Research Interests

  • Religious Communication
  • Film, the New Evangelization
  • Eastern Christianity
  • Fathers of the Church
  • Early Christian Doctrine