Dr. Chrisopher A. House
Dr. Christopher A. House is a communication expert, thought-leader, visionary, author, communication studies professor and lead pastor of Christian Community Church of Ithaca in Ithaca, NY. He is an educator and diversity professional with expertise in matters and practices of intergroup dialogue; diversity, equity & inclusion; inclusive excellence, and communication, race & culture. Trained as a scholar of religious rhetoric and culture & communication studies, Dr. House holds a Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh.
Dr. House is heavily engaged in academic and community service that requires his expertise to lead, advise, organize workshops and coordinate projects for corporate, religious, nonprofit, civic, and community organizations. He travels extensively throughout North America, Europe, Africa and the Caribbean speaking to a wide spectrum of audiences and organizations.
Dr. House is an accomplished scholar and researcher. His writings have been published in scholarly and professional journals, including Southern Journal of Communication, Journal of Communication and Religion, Journal of Contemporary Rhetoric, International Journal of Communication, and Journal of Race & Public Policy. He contributes to national dialogues on critical social issues and offers insightful social commentary through popular press media outlets such as the Huffington Post, Religion News Services and other media outlets. His first book Living Witnesses: Stories of Holy Spirit Activism, Change-Agents and Strategies will be released early 2021.