Jan Elfers, Master of Arts in Applied Theology alum, will take on the role of interim executive director at Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon in June 2015.
Department of Religious Studies
MA, Interdisciplinary Studies, Marylhurst University
BA, Philosophy, San Jose State University
Ancient Philosophy: Plato & Aristotle
Foundations of Philosophy: Makers of the Modern Mind
Richard Albertson's main interest in philosophy is epistemology, phenomenology, and hermeneutics, with a strong emphasis on the differences and relationships of science, philosophy, and spirituality.
Added to this, he is interested in the relationships of gender, power knowledge. Specifically, his work explores the way knowledge and gender have developed, evolved, and impacted personal identity.
He is presently working on a doctorate at the University of Oregon in Eugene.