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Chester L Gillis

Title

Dean, Georgetown College

Department

Main Campus
General profile

Portrait

Phone

+1 202-687-4259

Fax

202-687-7290

Location

108 White Gravenor

Bio

Chester Gillis is Dean of Georgetown College, Professor in the Department of Theology, and the Director of the Program on the Church and Interreligious Dialogue in the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs. An expert on the U.S. Catholic Church, the history of Catholicism, and the papacy, including Pope Benedict XVI, his other areas of expertise include interfaith dialogue and religious pluralism. He is the author of Roman Catholicism in America, Pluralism: A New Paradigm for Theology, A Question of Final Belief, Catholic Faith in America, and he is the editor of The Political Papacy.

Education

  • Ph.B., Ph.L., S.T.B., M.A. () University of Louvain,
  • Ph.D. () University of Chicago,