Faculty: 2018 Institute on Teaching and Learning for Campus-wide Interfaith Excellence

IFYC has invited four renowned faculty partners to facilitate the Institute:

Barbara McGrawBarbara A McGraw is director of the Center for Engaged Religious Pluralism and Professor of Social Ethics, Law and Public Life at Saint Mary’s College of California. The areas of expertise that Dr. McGraw brings to the Institute include interfaith civic engagement, experiential educational opportunities, interfaith competencies for professional life, and interdisciplinary interfaith curriculum development, including cultivation of campus-wide support. 

Rahuldeep GillRahuldeep Gill is Associate Faculty of Religion and the Campus Interfaith Strategist at California Lutheran University. The areas of expertise that Dr. Gill brings to the Institute include developing faculty and staff interfaith competency, campus-wide strategic planning for interfaith cooperation, integrating religious identity into multi-cultural and diversity priorities, connecting campus mission and identity to interfaith commitments, developing student learning outcomes, and interfaith approaches to world religions.

Trina Janiec JonesTrina Janiec Jones is Associate Professor of Religion and Associate Provost for Curriculum & Co-Curriculum at Wofford College. The areas of expertise that Dr. Jones brings to the Institute include pedagogies for interfaith studies, curricular development, interfaith approaches to world religions, campus-wide strategic planning for interfaith cooperation, and cultivating administrative and campus-wide support for interfaith initiatives.​

Jeffrey CarlsonJeffrey Carlson is the Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, and Professor of Theology at Dominican University. The areas of expertise that Dr. Carlson brings to the Institute include integrating interfaith into the core curriculum, pedagogies for interfaith studies, campus-wide curricular change, faculty and staff competency and capacity development, campus-community partnerships, and experiential education opportunities.

In addition to these faculty, Institute attendees will have the option of attending sessions with the faculty at the Institute for Integrative Learning and Signature Work. For a list of these faculty see this link.