Matthew Hoven

Dr. Matthew Hoven

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


Office: 0-14 St. Joseph's College

Voicemail: 780-492-5476

Twitter: @MattHoven



Curriculum Vitae:  Dr. Matthew Hoven, 2016


  • Religious and Education
  • Religion and Sports, especially educational concerns
  • Catholic Education
  • Religion and Science, especially educational concerns

Academic Appointments

2017 - present Adjunct Assistant Professor, Faculty of Education, University of Alberta
2009 - present Assistant Professor, St. Joseph’s College, University of Alberta
2005 - 2008 Sessional Lecturer, St. Joseph's College, University of Alberta


2011 Ph.D., Philosophy, Theology and Religious Studies, The Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C.
2005 Master of Theology (with distinction), Newman Theological College, Edmonton, Alberta
2004 Permanent Teaching Certificate, Province of Alberta
2002 Master of Divinity (with distinction), Newman Theological College, Edmonton, Alberta
1998 B.Ed., Elementary, (with distinction) University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta

Courses Taught

CHRTC 220 Sport and Religion
CHRTC 250 The Theological Education of the Catholic School Teacher
CHRTC 380 Christian Religious Education and the Child
CHRTC 381 Christian Religious Education and the Adolescent and Young Adult
CHRTC 407 Topics in Christian Religious Education: Advanced Studies in Sport and Religion
CHRTC 501 Directed Readings in Catholic Theology
CHRTC 609 Topics in Christian Tradition: Catholic Religious Education
EDU 511 Introduction to Educational Improvement
EDU 512 Leadership in Educational Settings