Dean of Arts and Sciences, North Park University
Gregor Thuswaldner is Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and Professor of Humanities at North Park University in Chicago where he also served as Acting Provost in fall 2017. From 2003 until 2016 he was Professor of German and Linguistics and Senior Fellow of the Center for Faith and Inquiry at Gordon College From 2006 until 2012 he chaired Gordon’s Department of Languages and Linguistics. He is also a co-founder, former Academic Director, and current Senior Fellow of the Salzburg Institute of Religion, Culture and the Arts.
He has written on literature, language, religion, culture, politics, and higher education. His publications have appeared in refereed journals, academic books, magazines, and American, German, and Austrian newspapers. His latest book publications are the co-edited volumes Making Sacrifices: Visions of Sacrifice in European and American Cultures (2016) and The Hermeneutics of Hell: Visions and Representations of the Devil in World Literature (2017).