Michael Grasinski, MA

About Michael Grasinski, MA

President of Evangelization for the Ruah Woods Institute since August of 2020, Michael Grasinski has spent years becoming immersed in the intellectual and spiritual riches of the Church.

Michael studied at Mount St. Mary’s Seminary before moving on to complete a B.A. in Theology from Catholic Distance University. Michael then spent a year attending the Pontifical John Paul II Institute before ultimately completing his M.A. in Philosophy at Franciscan University with a specializing in the thought of Karol Wojtyla, Dietrich von Hildebrand, and Edith Stein. Having discerned an even deeper call, Michael has also begun his PhD in Philosophy at St. Patrick’s Pontifical College in Maynooth Ireland.

Michael currently travels around the country forming educators in Christian anthropology and helping Catholic schools to appropriate an authentically Catholic identity while also teaching as an adjunct instructor at Mount St. Mary’s Seminary and School of Theology in Cincinnati. Michael is also a mainstay in Catholic intellectual circles and conferences and is published in Quaestiones Disputatae by CUA Press on the thought of Dietrich von Hildebrand.

Michael currently resides in Cincinnati with his wife Alyssa and three young children.


BA (Theology) Catholic Distance University

MA (Philosophy) Franciscan University, Steubenville, Ohio

Ph.D. (Philosophy) in progress, St. Patrick’s Pontifical College, Maynooth, Ireland

Area of Teaching Specialization: Philosophy of the human person, Christian anthropology, Phenomenology and Metaphysics.

Course Level: Undergraduate

Courses Taught: PHIL 235 Philosophy of the Human Person; PHIL 330 Contemporary Philosophy