Associate Professor of Intercultural Theology and Ministry
Bacc Theol, University of the Holy Spirit, Lebanon
STL, Eastern Christian Studies, Pontifical Oriental Institute, Rome
DEA., Systematic Theology, University of Strasbourg, France
PhD, Systematic Theology, University of St. Michael’s College, Toronto School of Theology, University of Toronto
Michel’s main areas of research and teaching include religion, violence and peace, theologies of inter-religious dialogue, and intercultural theology.The foci of his current research are reconciliation of the church with the Indigenous peoples of the Americas, and contemporary developments among the Christian communities of the Middle East. He is a member of the editorial board of the international Catholic journal of theology Concilium, and is co-chair of the Middle Eastern Christianity Unit of the American Academy of Religion.
“Christianities and Indigenous Peoples: The Urgency for ‘New Paths,’” Critical Theology 1, no. 2 (Winter 2019): 3–9.
Michel Andraos, ed., The Church and Indigenous Peoples in the Americas: In Between Reconciliation and Decolonization, vol. 7, Studies in World Catholicism (Eugene, OR: Cascade Books, 2019). Video introduction to the book.
Michel Andraos, “Doing Theology after the TRC [Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada],” Toronto Journal of Theology 33, no. 2 (Fall 2017): 295–301. Video abstract.
“Christian Communities of the Middle East: Persecuted Minorities or Indigenous Peoples?,” Concilium 3 (2017): 77–83.
“The Church and the Indigenous Peoples of the Americas: In-Between Colonization and Reconciliation,” NTR 29, no. 1 (September 2016): 42–45.
“Pope Francis and the Indigenous Peoples: Why a Visit to Chiapas?,” The Ecumenist 53, no. 4 (Fall 2016): 1–5.