Will Cohen

Professor of Theology/Religious Studies


Will Cohen is a Professor in the Department of Theology & Religious Studies. After studying English & American Literature and Political Science at Brown University (BA, 1988), he worked in book publishing in New York City and taught high school English for several years before pursuing graduate studies in theology, first at St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary (MDiv, 2002) and then at The Catholic University of America (PhD, 2010). His research focus has been in the areas of ecclesiology and ecumenism. He has also written on philosophical hermeneutics in relation to the concepts of tradition and doctrinal development. He currently serves as president of the Orthodox Theological Society in America and is a subdeacon in the Orthodox Church in America.