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  • Darius Makuja

    Darius Makuja

    Associate Professor

    Reilly Hall 206
    Le Moyne College
    1419 Salt Springs Road
    Syracuse, NY 13214


    (315) 445-4426


    Ph.D., St. Louis University
    Associate Professor (2006)

    Darius Makuja is originally from the Republic of the South Sudan. He received an MA in Historical Theology in 1999 and his Ph.D. in Historical Theology in 2006, both from Saint Louis University. He specializes in Historical Theology with a focus on the Late Antiquity and Medieval period. His dissertation is on “Eschatology and Inculturation: The Missionary Strategy of Pope Gregory the Great (590-604).” He joined Le Moyne in 2003 as a Pre-doctoral Fellow Visiting Professor. In 2006, he accepted a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor. In 2012, Dr. Makuja was tenured and promoted to Associate Professor in the Religious Studies Department at Le Moyne College.  Some of his courses include; Religious Perspectives on the Human Situation; African Christian Theology; Christianity in Dialogue with African Traditional Religions; Catholic Theology and Christ through History (Christology), and a senior seminar on Religion, Conflict and Peace in the African Context. He has published scholarly research in numerous journals: African Christian Studies: The Quarterly Journal of the Catholic University of Eastern Africa (Nairobi, Kenya); Sacris Erudiri: A Journal on the Inheritance of Early and Medieval Christianity (Turnhout,Belgium); The Griot: Journal of The Southern Conference on African American Studies; Encounter: Pontificio Instituto di Arabi e d’Islamistica,(Roma, Italy).

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