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Gary S.  Hauk

Gary S. Hauk

Senior Editor, CSLR; Historian of Emory University Emeritus

Areas of Expertise

Theology; Ethics; History of Education

    Gary Hauk joined CSLR in 2017 to assist with editing the Law and Christianity book series, provide editorial services to CSLR faculty and fellows, and prepare a new history of CSLR in time for the Center’s fortieth anniversary, in 2022. He contributed a chapter to Christianity and Family Law (Cambridge), which he co-edited with John Witte, and has worked with Rafael Domingo in editing volumes on great Christian jurists in the French, Spanish, Italian, and Latin American traditions.

    A writer, editor, ethicist, and historian, Hauk served in the President’s Office of Emory University for more than thirty years as vice president and secretary of the University and later as deputy and then senior adviser to the president. He retired from Emory in January 2020 but continues his work with CSLR in a consultant capacity.

    In addition to his administrative work, Hauk served for many years as the unofficial historian of Emory and was appointed in 2015 as the university’s first official historian. He has authored four books about Emory, including, most recently, Emory as Place: Meaning in a University Landscape, published by the University of Georgia Press. Hauk has a PhD in ethics and society from the Laney Graduate School at Emory. He earned his BA and MA degrees in English literature from Lehigh University and a divinity degree from the Methodist Theological School in Ohio.