Roland Faber

Kilsby Family/John B. Cobb
Jr. Professor of Process Studies

Roland Faber is the Kilsby Family/John B. Cobb, Jr., Professor of Process Studies at Claremont School of Theology, the Founder and Executive Director of the Whitehead Research Project, and Co-Director of the Center for Process Studies. Dr. Faber’s research interests include Theopoetics and Eco-Process Theology; De/Constructive Theologies; Process Philosophies and Theologies; Poststructuralism and Mysticism, Transreligious Discourse, Religious Pluralism, Whitehead and Deleuze, Baha’i Studies; and Cosmology.



PhD in Theology, University of Vienna
PhD in Habilitation, University of Vienna


The Cosmic Spirit (2021)
Depths As Yet Unspoken (2020)
The Ocean of God (2019)
The Garden of Reality (2018)
The Becoming of God (2017)
The Divine Manifold (2014)
Secrets of Becoming: Negotiating Whitehead, Deleuze, and Butler (Fordham University Press, 2011)
Event and Decision: Ontology and Politics in Badiou, Deleuze, and Whitehead (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2010)
Beyond Metaphysics?: Explorations in Alfred North Whitehead’s Late Thought (Rodopi Press, 2010)
God as Poet of the World: Exploring Process Theologies (Westminster John Knox Press, 2008)


Extraordinary Professor of Theology, University of Vienna


Co-Director, Center for Process Studies
Founder and Executive Director, WRP
Chair, FPC
Chair, IRB
Chair, CAP

Awards and Distinctions

Fisher Faculty Teaching Award (2014)
Prize of the International Process Network for Creative Work on Whitehead (2013)
Erwin Schroedinger Reserch Fellowship (1995-6)
Kardinal Innizer Prize (2000)

A great theological education dismantles everything you assumed to be “right” and helps you rebuild with true understanding. My CST experience was life-altering. I am changed and on fire to transform the world.
Abigail Clauhs '17