Adam Gustine, D.Min.

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Director, Social Concerns Seminars

Adam Gustine serves as the director of the Social Concerns Seminars program. Social Concerns Seminars are courses that aim to address the intersections of justice, faith, service, and action as informed by the Catholic Social Tradition. His role involves close work with community partners, student leaders, and University colleagues.

Adam joins the center staff after many years in faith-based and non-profit contexts, most recently serving as a community development and justice catalyst for a large denomination of churches and non-profit organizations. Adam is the founder of Jubilee Ventures, a non-profit focused on economic development here in South Bend and serves on the board of the Beacon Community Resource Center. His first book, Becoming a Just Church: Cultivating Communities of God's Shalom, was published in February 2019 by Intervarsity Press. His current writing project is focused on economic justice and cultivating economic and social flourishing in local neighborhoods. His doctorate from Missio Seminary (Philadelphia, Pa.) focused on the development of leadership in diverse and urban contexts.

Adam is married to Ann and they live in South Bend with their 3 children.

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Upcoming Events

May 2022

Graduate Summer Institute for Engaged Research and Teaching
Tuesday, May 31, 2022 - 12:00am to Thursday, June 2, 2022 - 11:45pm

June 2022

ND Explores STEM: Healthcare
Friday, June 3, 2022 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Information Session | RISE: Hometown
Thursday, June 9, 2022 - 7:00pm
Preferred Application Deadline | Graduate Fellowship
Wednesday, June 15, 2022 - 12:00am to 11:45pm
Information Session | RISE: South Bend
Thursday, June 16, 2022 - 7:00pm

September 2022

Pathways Out of Poverty: Venture Creation and Contemporary Europe
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 11:00am to 1:00pm