The Editorial Team

Critical Theology is edited by five academics on a rotating basis. While general decisions affecting the journal as a whole are made by the team, each editor has control over their particular issue. Meet the editorial team!

Rosemary P. Carbine is Associate Professor of Religious Studies at Whittier College in southern California. She specializes in constructive Christian theologies, focusing in her teaching and research on comparative feminist, womanist, and Latinx/mujeristatheologies, theological anthropology, Christian social thought and movements, public/political theologies, and teaching and learning in theology and religion. She has co-edited and contributed chapters to three books, namely The Gift of Theology (2015), Theological Perspectives for Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness (2013), and Women, Wisdom, and Witness (2012).  She has published numerous essays in scholarly journals and anthologies, most recently appearing in T & T Clark Companion to Theological Anthropology (forthcoming, 2019), Theologies of Failure (forthcoming, 2018), Planetary Solidarity (2017), and Awake to the Moment (2016). Carbine currently serves on the Teaching and Learning Committee and on the Women and Religion Unit steering committee within the American Academy of Religion, as well as on the Women’s Consultation on Constructive Theology steering committee in the Catholic Theological Society of America..

Christine Jamieson is Associate Professor in the Department of Theological Studies at Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec. Her specialization is in social ethics and bioethics. She has done extensive research for Health Canada on genetic technology, stem cell research, and research involving human subjects. In 2009-2010, she undertook a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Clinical and Organizational Ethics and more recently (2018) completed an Indigenous Educator’s Certificate in Indigegogy. Her publications explore foundational questions related to bioethical issues and in 2013, she published a book titled Christian Ethics and the Crisis of Gender Violence. She teaches courses in ethics and Indigenous spirituality.

Scott Kline is Associate Professor of Religious Studies as well as Vice President Academic and Dean at St. Jerome’s University in Waterloo, Ontario. His research focuses on the relationship between religious, ethics, and politics, particularly in the United States. His book The Ethical Being: A Catholic Guide to Contemporary Issues, was published by Novalis in 2013. He has published on topics related to the culture wars in the United States, religion and US foreign policy, and the ethics of peacemaking. His current research focuses on the role of faith-based organizations in approaches to homelessness, and he teaches undergraduate courses in Christian ethics, sexual ethics, religion and popular culture, and contemporary ethical issues.

Don Schweitzer is McDougald Professor of Theology at St. Andrew’s College, Saskatoon. He is the author of two books on Christology, the editor of a history of The United Church of Canada, and co-edited a collection of essays on critical theology in Canadian contexts entitled Intersecting Voices (Novalis, 2004). He has edited the Spring issue of The Ecumenist since 2004. He is a member and former President of the Canadian Theological Society.

David Seljak is Professor of Religious Studies at St. Jerome’s University in Waterloo, Ontario, and Chair of the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Waterloo. Along with Paul Bramadat, he co-edited Religion and Ethnicity in Canada (2005) and Christianity and Ethnicity in Canada (2008). He has authored research reports for the Canadian government’s Department of Canadian Heritage on religion and multiculturalism in Canada, and consulted with the Ontario Human Rights Commission on its policy on freedom of religion. Since 2003, he has served as the managing editor of The Ecumenist, published by Novalis.