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Gregory Ikechukwu Olikenyi, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
McAnulty College of Liberal Arts
Department of Theology

Fisher Hall 638
Phone: 412.396.6530


Ph.D. Philosophisch-Theologische Hochschule SVD, St. Augustin, Germany (2001); M.A. in Religion, Missionary Institute, London (1989); L.Th., Philosophisch-Theologische Hochschule SVD, St. Augustin, Germany (1998); B.A. in Theology, Missionary Institute, London (1988/89); B.Sc.Ed. in Health and Physical Education, University of Nigeria, Nsukka (1985).

Dr. Greg Olikenyi, C.S.Sp. is an Assistant Professor of Systematic Theology at Duequesne University, Pittsburgh, USA. He is also the Department Coordinator for World Issues Forum in Theology. He specializes in Mission Studies and Inculturation/Contextualization. He has research interest in Ecclesiology, Spirituality and African Studies. He has published one book and some articles in inculturation/contextualisation related areas and lectured in Nigeria, Germany and USA.


African Hospitality: A Model for the Communication of the Gospel in the African Cultural Context (Nettetal: Steyler, 2001).

"Mission of Evangelization in the Church" in SYNOD ACTA: Evangelization in Onitsha Archdiocese Today - First Archdiocesan SYNOD, 6 November - 10 December 2005 (Enugu: Snaap, 2006): 37-49.

"Formation for Mission in the African Context" in VERBUM SVD 47 (2006): 162-181.

"Called to Serve and Lead," in The Priesthood and the Nigerian Contemporary Society (ed. John C. Nwafor et al.; Enugu: Blackbelt, 2008).


UCOR 142: Theological Views of the Person