Ph.D. Candidates

Adam Vander Tuig

Field of Study:

Practical Theology

Contact Info:

 av2781@utsnyc.edu

Education:

MPhil, Union Theological Seminary
MDiv, Harvard Divinity School
MPhil, University of Cambridge
BA, Nebraska Wesleyan University

Research Focus:

Adam’s dissertation focuses on the sacrament of Christian baptism, water politics, and our climate emergency. His broader interests include liturgy, ecotheology, public church, Christian socialism, and Dietrich Bonhoeffer.

Background & Activities:

Adam grew up in small-town Nebraska and has six Lutheran pastors in his family. He’s a proud father and spouse. He is also a member of Trinity Lutheran Church of Manhattan where he serves as Church Council Vice President.

Select Courses Taught:

Teaching Fellow, Liturgies from Below: Prayers in Defiance of Empire, Union Theological Seminary
Teaching Fellow, Extractivism: A Ritual/Liturgical Response, Union Theological Seminary
Teaching Fellow, Introduction to Worship, Union Theological Seminary

Adjunct Instructor, Introduction to the New Testament, Nebraska Wesleyan University
Adjunct Instructor, Introduction to College Writing, Nebraska Wesleyan University
Adjunct Instructor, Masterpieces of Literature, Nebraska Wesleyan University

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