Gaede Institute for the Liberal Arts Staff
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Gaede Institute for the Liberal Arts
955 La Paz Road
Santa Barbara, CA 93108
Chris has a Ph.D. in philosophy from the Claremont Graduate School, did graduate work in political science at the University of Bonn in Germany, and has a BA in humanities from Biola University. In addition to directing the Gaede Institute, Chris is an adjunct associate professor of philosophy, and regularly leads semester abroad programs to the UK and Germany.
Christen is a 2001 alumna of Westmont College with a BA in Communication Studies. She earned an MPA from Seton Hall University, and prior to coming to Westmont, served as the program director for the Corella and Bertram F. Bonner Foundation.
Aaron holds a Ph.D. in church history and an M.Div. from Princeton Theological Seminary. Before coming to Santa Barbara, he was an adjunct professor of religion at Villanova University; at Westmont, he's taught courses in history, writing, and education. His research focuses on the institutionalization of American mainline Protestantism in the early twentieth century, with particular emphases on war, money, and gender.