Dr Joshua George

Dr Joshua George an alumnus of SAIACS (MDiv and MTh) joined SAIACS as faculty-in-training and currently serves as the Dean of Online studies and teaches in the department of Practical Theology. He has completed his PhD from the Australian College of Theology (ACT) through Malyon College, Brisbane. His PhD was titled, “Understanding the attitudes of Urban Indian Millennials to Preaching as Listeners: A study in Practical Theology.”

Josh teaches classes in critical thinking, research writing skills, theology of church practices, an introduction to pastoral theology and care, and the integration between psychology and theology and theological foundations of marriage and family. He was a Tearfund Asia region consultant in a global research project on issues in gender theology in 2018. He formerly worked in human resources in Accenture and TCS.


Areas of Focus:

  • Practical / Pastoral Theology
  • Church Practices and Congregational Studies
  • Marriage and Family Studies
  • Gender Studies
  • Homiletics
  • Culture, Media and Technology
  • Integration of Social Sciences in Research



  • PhD in Practical Theology at Malyon College, Brisbane, part of the Australian College of Theology (ACT).
  • MTh in Pastoral Theology and Counselling, SAIACS
  • MDiv Pastoral Theology and Counselling, SAIACS
  • BSc Life Sciences and Biochemistry, St. Xaviers College, University of Mumbai


Josh’s non-academic interests include science-fiction (books and movies), cooking, reading, and watching cricket. Joshua is married to Priyanka, and they have four children, Joel, Anaiya, Viaan and Samaira.