Kirk VanGilder

Associate Professor
History, Philosophy, Religion & Sociology

Kirk VanGilder

Phone Numbers

202-448-6918 (V)
202-250-2602 (VP)

Email

kirk.vangilder@gallaudet.edu

Location

Hall Memorial Building S135C

B.S. (Sociology) - Ball State University (Muncie, IN), 1993

M. Div (Theology/Justice and Peace) - Iliff School of Theology (Denver, CO), 1997

Ph.D (Practical Theology/Missions) - Boston University School of Theology (Boston, MA), 2011

Areas of Research Interest:

Interfaith Studies

Deaf theologies

Practical Theology

Global Christianity and cross cultural contact

General Education (GSR) courses:

GSR 300 Interfaith Leadership 

GSR 150 Interfaith Storytelling

GSR 240 Ethics, Popular Culture, and Religion

GSR 210 Culture and Identity (occasional)

Religion Courses:  (2018-2019 planned courses)

Fall 2018

African Traditional Religions

Special Topics - Religion and Human Sexuality

Spring 2019 

Religion in American Society

Chair, Faculty Student Affairs Committee - Gallaudet University

American Academy of Religion Status of People with Disabilities in the Profession (PWD) Committee

Past-President of the United Methodist Congress of the Deaf

Gallaudet

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Gallaudet

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Washington, DC 20002