Thomas Fabisiak, Ph.D.


Thomas Fabisiak is a consultant with the Center for Compassion, Integrity, and Secular Ethics on the Chillon Project. He currently co-directs Candler School of Theology’s Certificate in Theological Studies Program at Lee Arrendale State Prison. For the last three years, Fabisiak has taught college level courses in the Certificate Program and now oversees the new Advanced Certificate, in which graduates of the program carry out independent research and service projects. During this time, Fabisiak also served as a Graduate Fellow, Writing Scholar, and Graduate Writing Advisor in Emory University’s Writing Center, Writing Program, and Graduate Writing Support Service.
Fabisiak received his PhD in Comparative Literature and Religion from Emory University in 2014. His research focuses on ancient apocalyptic literature and its modern reception history, Early Christianities, genealogies of secularism and critique, literary theory, and social theory in the study of religion. He is the author of The “Nocturnal Side of Science” in David Friedrich Strauss’s Life of Jesus Critically Examined (SBL Press, 2015).