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Christopher D. Doran

Associate Professor of Religion
Seaver College



Areas of Expertise

  • Theology and science
  • Christianity and sustainability
  • Christian ethics
  • Sustainability

Dr. Christopher "Chris" Doran was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area. He teaches a variety of undergraduate and graduate-level theology and ethics classes as well as public policy courses.


Full Bio


  • PhD, Graduate Theological Union
  • MDiv, Pepperdine University
  • BA, Biology, Pepperdine University

Research and Scholarship

  • Chris Doran, "Being Sustainable Through Frugality: Good for the Soul, the Neighbor & the Earth" forthcoming.

  • Chris Doran, "What Would Leopold Think," forthcoming.

  • Chris Doran, "A Christian Contribution to Sustainability," Teaching Sustainability and Teaching Sustainably, forthcoming.

  • Chris Doran, "Christian Responses to Evolution," The Routledge Companion to Religion and Science (October 2011).


Media Appearances