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Robert Gallagher

Robert L. Gallagher

Affiliate Professor of Intercultural Studies

MSt in Education, University of Wollongong
MA in Missiology, Fuller Theological Seminary
MA in Theology, Fuller Theological Seminary
PhD in Intercultural Studies, Fuller Theological Seminary


Robert L. Gallagher is professor of intercultural studies emeritus at Wheaton College Graduate School in Chicago where he has taught since 1998. He served as the president of the Midwest Mission Study Fellowship (2019–2020) and the American Society of Missiology (2010–2011), chair of the intercultural studies department (2011–2018), and an executive pastor in Australia (1979–1990).


Dr. Gallagher’s recent publications include coauthoring Christ among the Nations (2021), Breaking through the Boundaries (2019), and Encountering the History of Missions (2017), as well as coediting Sixteenth-Century Mission (2021) and Contemporary Mission Theology (2017).