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Hans Gustafson, Ph.D.

Director
Office
Jay Phillips Center for Interfaith Learning, 2057 Portland Ave., St. Paul, MN
Phone
651-962-5798
Mail
2115 Summit Ave., Mail 57P
St. Paul, MN 55105

Hans Gustafson joined the Jay Phillips Center as the assistant director in June 2011. He became the associate director in 2013 and the director in 2017. Prior to joining the Jay Phillips Center, Hans taught courses in religious studies, philosophy, and theology at several institutions including Loyola Marymount University (Los Angeles), College of Saint Benedict/Saint John’s University, St. Cloud State University, and Minnesota State University.

In addition to being the director of the Jay Phillips Center, Hans serves as an adjunct professor in the College of Arts and Sciences at UST teaching courses that focus on interreligious relations, world religions, and religious identity. He holds master degrees in both theology and philosophy, and a Ph.D. in religion from Claremont Graduate University. Born and raised in Minneapolis, Hans enjoys teaching and researching in the area of interreligious studies, and promoting interfaith collaboration and solidarity among students and others served by the Jay Phillips Center.

His recent publications include:

Hans is involved with local interfaith relations through the Jay Phillips Center for Interfaith Learning, the Twin Cities Interfaith Network, and as a non-Catholic sitting member of the Commission on Ecumenism and Interreligious Affairs for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. He is also the founder and convener of the Interreligious and Interfaith Studies group at the meeting of the Upper Midwest Region of the American Academy of Religion. Hans has presented numerous papers at international, national, and regional academic conferences on several topics, and contributes as an emeritus scholar to State of Formation founded by the Journal of for Inter-Religious Dialogue. Follow Hans on Twitter and click here to view more details about Hans’ scholarship.

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