Reid Locklin

Associate Professor
Odette Hall (St. Michael’s College), Room 130, 81 St. Mary Street, Toronto, ON M5S 1J4


Fields of Study

Areas of Interest

  • Christian Theologies of Pluralism and Dialogue
  • Comparative Method
  • Advaita Vedānta


Reid B. Locklin is Associate Professor of Christianity and the Intellectual Tradition at the University of Toronto, a joint appointment with St Michael’s College and the Department for the Study of Religion. His research focuses on a range of issues in Comparative Theology and Hindu-Christian Studies, particularly the engagement between Christian thought and the Hindu tradition of Advaita Vedanta.   He also writes on the scholarship of teaching and learning in theology and religion.  Dr. Locklin grew up in Athens, Georgia, completed a BA in Humanities at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, a MTS from Boston University, and a PhD  in Theology from Boston College in 2003.  He has taught at the University of Toronto since 2004.


PhD, Boston College
MTS, Boston University
BA, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga