#54727 Overall Influence

Robert J. Henle

American Jesuit philosopher and academic administrator


Why is this person notable and influential?

From Wikipedia

Robert John Henle was an American Catholic priest, Jesuit, and philosopher who was the president of Georgetown University from 1969 to 1976. Born in Iowa, Henle entered the Society of Jesus in 1927. He taught high school classics and published a series of instructional books on Latin, one of which became widely used. He then became at professor at Saint Louis University and was known as one of the leaders of the revival of Thomistic philosophy and theology. He also served as a dean and vice president for nearly 20 years. In this latter capacity, he oversaw Saint Louis University's growing independence from, but continuing affiliation with, the Jesuit order.

Source: Wikipedia

Published Works

Other Resources


What schools is this person affiliated with?
University of Toronto
University of Toronto

University in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

view profile
Saint Louis University
Saint Louis University

Private research university with campuses in St. Louis, Missouri, and Madrid, Spain

view profile

Influence Rankings by Discipline

How’s this person influential?
#1676 World Rank
#4948 World Rank

Stay informed! Get the latest Academic Influence news, information, and rankings with our upcoming newsletter.