Faculty Directory

Kamal Abu-Shamsieh

Director of Interreligious Chaplaincy Program
Assistant Professor of Practical Theology

Consortial Faculty
At the GTU since
Degrees and Certifications

PhD, Practical Theology, Graduate Theological Union, 2019

MA, Islamic Studies and Christian-Muslim Relations, Hartford Seminary, 2012

Graduate Certificate in Islamic Chaplaincy, Hartford Seminary, 2011

BA, Linguistics, Birzeit University, 1991

Research and Teaching Interests
  • Practical Theology
  • Ethics of End-of-Life
  • Spiritual Care
  • Islamic Law and Ethics
  • Interfaith Relations and Dialogue
Courses Taught

Chaplaincy Settings and Models

Interreligious Approaches to Soul Care

Seminar in Pediatric Chaplaincy