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Colby Dickinson, Ph.D.

Title/s: Assistant Professor
Director of Majors and Minors

Office #: Crown Center 313

Phone: 773.508.2362

E-mail: cdickinson1@luc.edu

CV Link: dickinson cv


Colby Dickinson completed a BA in literature at Truman State University (1998), an MTS at Duke Divinity School (2000), an MA in Theology, Religious Education at Saint Louis University (2006), an MAS in Theology at Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in Leuven, Belgium (2008), and STB, STL, Ph.D. and STD degrees also completed at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (2012). He also taught religion in a secondary school setting at Incarnate Word Academy (Saint Louis, MO) from 2001-2007. He has published and researches on the relationship of contemporary continental thought and systematic theology, mainly focusing on the works of Walter Benjamin, Jacques Derrida, Michel Foucault, Giorgio Agamben and Paul Ricoeur.

Program Areas

Systematic theology

Research Interests

Political theology, Continental philosophy and theology, contextual theologies (feminist, postcolonial)

Selected Publications


Department of Theology · 1032 W. Sheridan Road, Crown Center, Room 300, Chicago, IL 60660
Phone: 773.508.2350 · Fax: 773.508.2386 · E-mail: theology@luc.edu

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