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Kristen Drahos

Assistant Professor of Theology; Endowed Sisters of St. Francis Chair

Department: Department of Theology and Philosophy
Phone: 712-279-5252
Email: kristen.drahos@briarcliff.edu
Office Location: HH 318


  • PhD in Systematic Theology, University of Notre Dame
  • Masters of Theological Studies, University of Notre Dame
  • BA, University of Notre Dame


Kristen Drahos is an Assistant Professor of Theology at Briar Cliff University and holds the Sisters of Saint Francis Endowed Chair in Theology. She received her doctorate in Systematic Theology from the University of Notre Dame, and her work explores various cruciform dimensions of Catholic thought, continental philosophy, and literature. She is particularly interested in questions related to beauty, doubt, death, and suffering. She has published articles in Religion & Literature, The Church Life Journal, and Practical Matters, and has two chapters forthcoming in edited volumes.