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Dr. Stacy Trasancos

Dr. Stacy Trasancos

Adjunct Professor of Science and Theology

Stacy Trasancos, Ph.D. is an adjunct professor teaching five courses at Holy Apostles: Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics Among the Liberal Arts, Science in the Light of Faith, and Evolution and Catholic Thought. She earned a doctorate in Chemistry from the Pennsylvania State University and a master’s degree (Summa cum laude) in Dogmatic Theology from Holy Apostles. She is currently working on a second master’s degree in systematic philosophy. She lives in Hideaway, TX with her husband, Jose, and family.


Ph.D. in Chemistry, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA (1999)
M.A. in Dogmatic Theology, Holy Apostles College and Seminary, Cromwell, CT (2014)
B.A. in Broadfield Science, Biology, East Texas State University, Commerce, TX (1991)

Online Teaching Certificates
National Catholic Education Association
Seton Hall University, Teaching, Learning, and Technology Center

SCIENCE IN SEMINARIES US Roman Catholic Major Seminaries Pre-Theology & College Programs Templeton Grant from John Carroll University Develop “Reading Science in the Light of Faith” course at Holy Apostles, Fall 2016
RE-ENGAGING SCIENCE IN SEMINARIES ESSAY COMPETITION US Roman Catholic Major Seminaries Pre-Theology & College Programs “These Thy Atoms” – Published at Integrated Catholic Life™
SCIENCE IN SEMINARIES American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Dialogue on Science, Ethics, and Religion (DoSER) Workshop for Faculty

Work Highlights
DuPont, Senior Research Chemist (1999-2004)
Kolbe Academy, Online Teacher, Chemistry, Physics, Physical Science, AP Chemistry, AP Physics
Seton Hall University, Adjunct Professor, Catholic Studies Program, Modern Women of Faith, Catholic Classics and Interiority, Catholic Literature of Conversion, Catholic Theology of Science, Science and the Church
St. Philip Institute, Executive Director in the Diocese of Tyler
Children of God for Life, Chief Research Officer

Catholic Answers Speaker
Word on Fire Fellow
NCBC Quarterly Columnist
Relevant Radio Guest Host
AAAS Member

Science Was Born of Christianity: The Teaching of Fr. Stanley L. Jaki (Chimham Publishing, 2014)
Particles of Faith: A Catholic Guide to Navigating Science (Ave Maria Press, 2016, Student Edition, 2019)
20 Answers: Bioethics (Catholic Answers, 2018)
Behold, It is I: Scripture, Tradition, and Science on the Real Presence (TAN Books, 2021)

St. Philip Institute Ad Extra Board
JPII Medical Research Advisory Board
ITEST Board of Directors
Catholic Citizens of Illinois Board
Catholic Education Foundation Board