Center for Equality and Justice



Rahuldeep Singh Gill, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Religion
Director of the Center for Equality and Justice

Interfaith expert Rahuldeep Singh Gill PhD guides leaders in business and higher education to more inclusive environments for work, collaboration and cross-cultural understanding. His engaging lectures and workshops deepen appreciation of faith and cultural diversity and inspire compassion. He develops leaders with broad perspectives who can collaborate in teams and achieve goals that drive innovation.

His expertise is in contemporary global religions; in particular, his academic work explores the interactions between Sikhs, Hindus, and Muslims in modern South Asia. Dr. Gill has spoken before diverse adult and student audiences of all sizes at events sponsored by the US Department of State’s Study of United States Institutes, the UN-affiliated United Sikhs organization, California State University, Extraordinary Lutheran Ministries, and the Interfaith Youth Core.

A native of the Boston area, he earned his bachelors, with Honors, from the University of Rochester in New York and doctorate from the University of California in Santa Barbara. The Los Angeles Times, Oxford University Press,, and the Washington Post’s On Faith blog have published his writings and audiences have invited him to speak from across North America, as well as in Germany, Korea, and India. Dr. Gill directs the Center for Equality and Justice at California Lutheran University, where he is also an Assistant Professor of Religion. He has twice been voted the University's Diversity Professor of the Year and lives in Los Angeles with his family.


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