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Christine Gallagher

Head of Programs | Program Director for Teachers & Schools


Christine Gallagher has more than a decade of teaching and ministry experience. Prior to joining ICJS in 2019, she was the director of mission and ministry at a Baltimore Catholic school where she taught world religions and social justice courses, planned the school’s religious and spiritual programming, and served on a number of committees to help further reflection on how the school lives its mission. She grew up in Philadelphia, studied American Studies at Georgetown University, and received M.A.’s in Theology and History at Villanova University. Christine served on the planning committee for the Teachers’ Fellowship and was a member of the first cohort.

  • Interreligious Encounter in the Classroom
  • Role of Interreligious Leadership in Educational Settings
  • Religious Literacy Professional Development
  • Interreligious Perspectives and Pedagogy
  • Mission-based Institutional Reflection
Selected Presentations
  • “The Interreligious Lesson: Talking about religion in the classroom,” Baltimore County Public Schools, August 24, 2021 
  • “Building Interreligious Dialogue Skills/Water Justice in Baltimore,” Garrison Forest School, March 2021
  • “Interreligious Dialogue in our Communities,” Youthworks Imagining Baltimore Together, July 2021
  • “Developing Assignments for the Secondary Classroom,” Center for the Study of Religion and the City, August 2020
  • “Dialogue vs. Debate in Our Communities,” Youthworks Imagining Baltimore Together, July 2020
  • “Dialogue vs. Debate in Our School Communities,” Ignatian Solidarity Network, March 2020
  • “Engaging in Religious Diversity in Our Classrooms,” Middle States Council for Social Studies Annual Conference, February 2020