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Brian K. Muzás


Brian Keenan Muzás earned a B.S.E. in mechanical and aerospace engineering from Princeton University in 1996, an M.S. in aeronautics from the California Institute of Technology in 1998, and both an M.Div. in pastoral ministry and an M.A. in systematic theology from Seton Hall University in 2003. Subsequently ordained a Catholic priest, Father Muzás served in parishes, taught both computer science and international relations at Seton Hall, and co-chaired an NGO conference planning committee at the United Nations before attending the LBJ School. His academic interests encompass diplomacy, international security, defense systems, and ethics. His dissertation explores the influence of religious cultural heritage on the nuclear decisions of Presidents Truman, Eisenhower, and Reagan.

Committee:  William Inboden, Francis Gavin, Valerie Morkevicius, Eugene Gholz, J. Budziszewski

Research Interests: International Security, Defense Systems, Ethics