Associate Professor of Dogmatics and Systematic Theology
Emmanuel Gergis, Ph.D.
Dr. Emmanuel Gergis is Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Agora University. Prior to his academic career, he worked for two decades as Vice President of Technology and Chief Technology Officer in government and private sectors where he successfully led multi-million-dollar projects. After finishing his International Baccalaureate at the Mahindra United World College of India, he studied Business Administration at Concordia University. He holds a Master of Arts degree in Applied Orthodox Theology from the University of Balamand in Lebanon with a focus on Patristic Theology and the Christology of St. Cyril of Alexandria. He also holds a Master of Letters degree in Divinity from the University of St. Andrews in Scotland where his thesis focused on the Theological Anthropology of Gregory of Nyssa and Ephrem the Syrian. Emmanuel completed his doctorate in Systematic and Historical Theology from the University of Aberdeen in Scotland where he focused on Coptic epistemology, the unitary reality of Christ, and the theology of T. F. Torrance. He is an author, translator and lecturer on contemporary Patristic topics including Orthodox Systematic Theology, Theological Anthropology, Trinitarian Theology and Personhood, Theological realism and Coptic Christianity.