About Chris

Chris Stedman is a Minneapolis-based writer, speaker, and professor who currently teaches in the Department of Religion and Philosophy at Augsburg University. He is the author of IRL and Faitheist, and his new podcast with iHeartRadio will be released in June 2021.

Chris has written for publications including The GuardianThe AtlanticBuzzFeedPitchfork, VICECNNMSNBCSalonThe AdvocateUSA TodayThe Huffington PostThe RumpusINTOThe LA Review of Books, Catapult, and The Washington Post. He was previously the founding director of the Yale Humanist Community and a fellow at Yale University, a humanist chaplain at Harvard University, and a content developer and trainer for Interfaith Youth Core. In 2018, Augsburg selected Chris for their annual First Decade Award, which recognizes alumni “who have made significant progress in their professional achievements and contributions to the community” ten years after graduating.