Rabbi Justus N. Baird

Rabbi Justus N. Baird has served as director of the Center for Multifaith Education at Auburn Theological Seminary in New York City since 2007, overseeing a program which strives to prepare religious leaders for a religiously diverse world. Rabbi Baird was ordained at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. He received a B.S. from Rice University and holds a certificate in Strategic Human Resource Management from Harvard Business School. He brings an entrepreneurial approach to his work; before entering rabbinical school he co-founded Questia.com, a successful and far-reaching academic online library. He has taught, preached in, and consulted with seminaries, churches, synagogues, mosques, and interfaith organizations. His writing can be found in Patheos, Religion Dispatches, Alban Institute publications, and Huffington Post