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Gary S.  Hauk

Gary S. Hauk

University Historian and Senior Adviser to the President, Emory University, Senior Editorial Consultant, Center for the Study of Law and Religion

Areas of Expertise

Emory history, ethics, theology

    Hauk has served at Emory for more than 25 years as secretary of the University and adviser to Emory Presidents James T. Laney, Billy E. Frye, William M. Chace, James W. Wagner, and Claire E. Sterk. In 2015, he was named the university’s official historian, a role he filled unofficially for many years.

    An editor and theologian, he joined CSLR in 2017 to assist with editing the Cambridge-published Law and Christianity book series, provide copy-editing services to CSLR faculty and fellows, assist with Center communications, archive the Center’s work, and update the Center’s history.

    Hauk is the author of A Legacy of Heart and Mind: Emory Since 1836, which he is now updating, and is co-editor of Where Courageous Inquiry Leads: Essays in the Emerging Life of Emory University. His most recent book, commissioned for the celebration of the centennial of the Candler School of Theology, is Religion and Reason Joined: Candler at 100.

    Hauk has a doctorate in ethics and society from the Emory Graduate Division of Religion and a master of divinity degree from the Methodist Theological School in Ohio, as well as a master of arts in English from Lehigh University.