Eileen P. Flynn is a professor of theology at St. Peter’s College in Jersey City, New Jersey. She received a doctorate in moral theology from Fordham University in 1982. She has taught at St. Peter’s since 1981 and has been a full-time professor there since 1994. Among the courses she regular teaches is a foundational course in Catholic morality for undergraduates titled “Christian Morality Today.” She was awarded bene merenti status in 2001 in recognition of her outstanding service of twenty years.
Flynn is the author of numerous books and articles, most involving contemporary moral issues and Church response to them. They have universally been praised for their organization, accessibility, and comprehensiveness.