Christina Vanin, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Theology
Director, Master of Catholic Thought
St. Jerome’s University
Cristina Vanin, Ph.D. is an associate professor of theology and director of the Master of Catholic Thought theology program at St. Jerome’s University in Waterloo, Ontario. Her research is focused on examining the role that theology can have in helping us respond adequately to the ecological crisis. She has been influenced by the thought of Thomas Berry and Bernard Lonergan.
Dr. Vanin’s recent publications include: “The Relevance of Thomas Berry for 21st-Century Catholicity,” in Religions 2021; “Ecological Conversion, Healing, and the Integral Ecology of Laudato Si,’” in Everything is Interconnected: Towards a Globalization with a Human Face and An Integral Ecology, edited by Joseph Ogbonnaya and Lucas Briola, 2019; “Ecological Transformation through Attentiveness and Intimacy,” in Encountering Earth: Thinking Theologically With a More-Than-Human World, edited by Trevor Bechtel, Matthew Eaton, and Timothy Harvie, 2018; “Care and Compassion: The Need for an Integral Ecology,” in Ecotheology and Nonhuman Ethics in Society: A Community of Compassion, edited by Melissa J. Brotton, Lexington Books, 2017; and “Ecological Conversion: What Does It Mean?” in Theological Studies, 2016, co-written with Neil Ormerod.
She received a bachelor of arts degree from St. Jerome’s University, her master of divinity degree from the University of St. Michael’s College, Toronto, and her doctorate degree in theology from Boston College.
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