Reinhard Krauss is the Executive Director of the Academy for Judaic, Christian, and Islamic Studies. He also teaches Interreligious Studies as a Lecturer at the Center for the Study of Religion at UCLA. In addition, he has taught college courses at the New Theological Seminary of the West, and of Bayan Claremont, a Muslim graduate school in Southern California.
Dr. Krauss has served as President of the South Coast Interfaith Council as well as Harbor Interfaith Services. He is a recipient of the ‘Interfaith Courage Award’ by the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR) and the United States Congress, as well as the ‘Interfaith Unity Award’ by the South Coast Interfaith Council.
A native of Germany, Dr. Krauss is an accomplished academic translator, including being one of the main contributors to the new English edition of the works of the German theologian and pastor Dietrich Bonhoeffer.