Charles R. Strain

Visiting Professor of Intercultural Studies and Ministry



PhD, University of Chicago


Strain’s research and teaching focus on issues of social justice with regards migrants and climate change. He also publishes in the area of Buddhist-Christian studies. He is a Professor of Religious Studies at DePaul University.

Global Migration: What is Happening, Why, and a Just Response (Anselm Academic, 2017)


Religious and Ethical Perspectives on Global Migration (Lexington, 2014)


The Prophet and the Bodhisattva: Daniel Berrigan, Thich Nhat Hanh and the Ethics of Peace and Justice (Wipf and Stock, 2014)