The Catholic University of America


Originally founded as a graduate institution, The Catholic University of America has continued its emphasis on original research. Today, it is designated doctoral-research extensive by the Carnegie Foundation. Opportunities abound for undergraduate and graduate students to participate in cutting-edge research projects in every program of study.

  • The Rev. Andrew Buechele

    Research Administration

    Resources for proposals, awards, funding, budget and other aspects of managing research projects.

  • Dr. Pegg and graduate student at the Vitreous State Lab

    Institutes and Research Centers

    List of Catholic University research centers and affiliated programs hosted or supported in part by CUA.

  • Mullen Library as seen across the CUA mall.


    Homepage for university libraries and access to online catalogs and databases.

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Research News

  • Catholic University Research Day

    The first Catholic University Research Day will take place on April 15, 2016. It is a day for the University community to learn about and celebrate the exciting scholarship being done by our faculty and students.

  • Faculty Honored at Spring Luncheon

    Three faculty members were honored for their achievements in research and creative arts during the Spring Faculty Luncheon.

  • Taking a Collection into the Digital Age

    Items from the Oliveira Lima Library were recently digitized to make the items in the collection widely available to researchers.

  • Professor’s Research: Movies of Local People

    Assistant Professor Martin Johnson is writing a book about Movies of Local People, created to draw people into small-town theaters.

  • Religious Minorities in Middle East

    A faculty expert at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., is available to comment on topics related to unrest in the Middle East, especially as they relate to religious minorities.