Doug Schuurman

Doug Schuurman
Professor of Religion

B.A., Calvin College; M.Div., Calvin Theological Seminary; Ph.D., The University of Chicago

Douglas J. Schuurman received his B.A. from Calvin College, M.Div. from Calvin Theological Seminary, and Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. He taught at Calvin College (1984- 1986), and St. Olaf College (1986-present). He has been co-director of St. Olaf’s Ethics Across the Curriculum program, and related faculty development programs for teaching of ethics. He helped create, taught in, and was the first director of St. Olaf’s “Science Conversation” program, a team-taught sequence of courses integrating humanities, natural, and social sciences. He was “Visiting Scholar” at Calvin College (1989-1990, 1999) and “Research Fellow” in South Africa, sponsored by South Africa’s Centre for Science Development (1998).

He is the author of Creation, Eschaton, and Ethics (Peter Lang, 1991), Vocation: Discerning Our Callings in Life (Eerdmans, 2004), co-author of After Eden: Facing the Challenge of Gender Reconciliation (Eerdmans, 1993), and co-editor and contributor to Callings in Interfaith Perspectives (forthcoming with Eerdmans).

Schuurman CV 2015