The Academy has many people that assist in its mission of offering the best in Franciscan Scholarship, and we'd like to thank them for their ongoing assistance, but there are a few that need to be recognized...
         Dr. Jeffrey M. Burns is the current director of the Academy of American Franciscan History, having been appointed in 2002.  He graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a Ph.D in U.S. History.  Currently he is the Archivist at the Chancery Archives for the Archdiocese of San Francisco. He is widely published in Catholic, immigration, and local history.
(for here)
          Dr. John F. Schwaller is a Fellow of the Academy of American Franciscan History and the previous Director for 10 years.  Currently he is the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Dean at the University of Minnesota.  He graduated from Indiana University with a Ph.D in History.  Dr. Schwaller has taught in the areas of history, languages and Spanish studies.  He has written books, articles and even has his own discussion group on the World Wide Web.  (for here)

Academy of American Franciscan History
Pax et Bonum