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Leadership, Faculty & Staff

David Gides, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Theology

David Gides, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Theology
Theology and Religion

Dr. David M. Gides teaches Theology and interdisciplinary classes at the University of Providence. He taught at several colleges and universities across the country (Manhattan College and Fordham University in the Bronx, NY, Emmanuel College in Boston, MA. Christian Brothers University in Memphis, TN, Mount Mercy University in Cedar Rapids, IA, Marian University in Indianapolis, IN, and others) before joining the UP faculty in 2018.  His research and publication area is the life and theology of Dietrich Bonhoeffer specifically, and the intersection between theology and political considerations more generally.     

At UP, Dr. Gides serves on a few committees and is a faculty leader in the Catholic Social Teaching seminars. He is also involved in diaconate intellectual formation for the Diocese of Great Falls-Billings and is available for speaking engagements both within the university and in the larger community on the Catholic Intellectual Tradition.  

A native New Yorker, Dr. Gides is an avid New York Yankees fan. He also enjoys writing music and spending time with his two beautiful daughters, Rhianna and Fadzai.