Dr. Dawn Eden Goldstein

Director of the Online Writing Lab (OWL)
Assistant Professor of Dogmatic Theology
Chair, Online Undergraduate Theology Degree Programs

University of St. Mary of the Lake, Mundelein, Illinois, S.T.D., summa cum laude, 2016. Specialization: Systematic Theology.

Pontifical University of the Immaculate Conception at Dominican House of Studies, Washington, D.C., S.T.L. magna cum laude, 2014. Specialization: Systematic Theology. S.T.B. cum laude, 2013. M.A., 2008. Specialization: Moral Theology.

B.S. Communications, New York University, New York, NY.

As Dawn Eden, authored The Thrill of the Chaste (Catholic Edition) (Ave Maria Press, 2015; original edition published by Thomas Nelson, 2006), My Peace I Give You: Healing Sexual Wounds with the Help of the Saints (Ave Maria Press, 2012), and Remembering God’s Mercy: Redeem the Past and Free Yourself from Painful Memories (Ave Maria Press, 2016), with combined sales of more than 35,000 copies.

RECENT PUBLICATIONS (under pen name Dawn Eden)
Foreword to Robert Hugh Benson’s Confessions of a Convert. Ave Maria Press, 2016.

“Oltre la rete de rimpianto” (Italian translation of the preface of Remembering God’s Mercy), L’Osservatore Romano, February 18, 2016.

“Una donna in seminario,” L ‘Osservatore Romano, October 19-20, 2015. Republished on firstthings.com in the original English as “A Woman in the Seminary,” October 30, 2015.

“Nowadays, Chastity Is the Ultimate Rebellion,” Catholic Herald (UK), March 13, 2015.

“Love Unleashed through Suffering: The Continuing Significance of John Paul II’s Salvifici doloris,” firstthings.com, February 11, 2014.


First Place (Inspirational category), Association of Catholic Publishers 2017 Excellence in Publishing Awards, for Remembering God’s Mercy

American Chesterton Society, “Outline of Sanity” award for The Thrill of the Chaste, 2007.

New York State Associated Press, “First Place: Brightest Headline,” 2004, for New York Post headline “Hurt in Line of Doody.”