Doris Kieser

Dr. Doris Kieser

Dr. Doris Kieser 
St. Joseph's College
University of Alberta  
Edmonton, AB  T6G 2J5


Office: 0-13 St. Joseph's College

Voicemail: 780-492-8147




Specialization: Sexuality ethics; Feminist ethics & theology; Bioethics; Moral theology; Teaching sexuality and theology; Theological anthropology; The sexual body

  • Former President, Canadian Theological Society
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, John Dossetor Health Ethics Centre, University of Alberta

Academic Appointments

2016 - present Associate Professor, St. Joseph’s College, University of Alberta
2007  2016 Assistant Professor, St. Joseph’s College, University of Alberta

2003 – 2007 

Lecturer, St. Joseph’s College, University of Alberta

2000 – 2001  Adjunct Professor, St. Stephen’s  College, University of Alberta
1993 – 2003 Sessional Lecturer, St. Joseph’s College, University of Alberta



Ph.D., Secondary Education, University of Alberta, 2008 Dissertation: Bodies of Evidence: Towards a Sexual Theology Accounting for Adolescent Females

2000 M.A.,

 Counselling, Gonzaga University, Spokane, Washington


M.A., Theology, University of St. Michael’s College, Toronto, Ontario

1989  B.A., German Language and Literature, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta


B.A., English Literature, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta


Alberta Advisory Panel, Gonzaga University Master of Counselling (Canada) – Member  (2008 – Present)

College Theology Society – Member (2007 – Present)

Canadian Theological Society – Member (2008 – Present), President-Elect (2011 – 2012)

Canadian Counseling and Psychotherapy Association – Certified Canadian Counselor, Member (2003 – Present)

Emergency Services Credit Union – Director (2003 – 2005)

Courses Taught

CHRTC 351 Sex, Love and Marriage: Christian Perspectives
CHRTC 352 Bioethical Issues: Christian Perspectives
CHRTC 391 Women's Spirituality in Contemporary Christianity
CHRTC 430 The Human Sexual Body: Theological Perspectives